Top USA Car Recalls October 2023
Product : Honda Civic power steering rack recall affects about 176,500 Civic 4-door and 5-door cars in the U.S. and Canada.
Affected cars include model-year 2022-24 Civic sedans and hatchbacks that received a replacement power steering rack as part of a service.
The incorrect assembly can allow the tire to chafe against the lower suspension or tie rod end, possibly resulting in tire damage; enough damage can lead to a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Honda’s number for this recall is YFW
Product: Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid recall includes 800,000 SUVs to fix possible problems with the bumpers.
Affected vehicles include model-year 2020-23 Highlanders and Highlander Hybrids. The mounting tabs for the front lower bumper and other parts of the assembly may detach after a minor impact while the vehicle is in motion. The detached parts can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Toyota will begin notifying affected owners of the issue by late December.
Product: Ford Mustang Mach-E recall involves about 40,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada equipped with extended range batteries.
Affected vehicles include model-year 2021-22 Mustang Mach-Es. The issue is with the high-voltage battery main contactors, which may overheat from DC fast charging and repeated wide-open pedal events. This can potentially lead to a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
(Ford’s number for this recall is 23S56)
Product: Ford Explorer axle bolt recall has been announced for nearly 248,000 vehicles.
The affected population are all model-year 2020-22 Explorers.
The rear-axle horizontal mounting bolt may fracture and cause the driveshaft to disconnect.
Ford’s number for this recall is 23S55
Product: Ram truck backup camera image recall involves more than 337,000 of these trucks in the U.S. and Canada.
A Recall has been issued because the rearview camera images may not display when the Ram trucks are shifted into REVERSE.
Affected vehicles include model-year 2022-23 1500s; model-year 2022-24 2500s; and model-year 2022-23 3500s with a gross vehicle weight rating of less than 10,000 pounds.
(Ram’s number for this recall is 97A)