Over 430,000 vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz and Lincoln, are the latest group of automobiles facing recalls, as well as Volkswagen vehicles that could have an increased risk of fire.
The recalls were reported by the carmakers or by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in recent weeks.
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Mercedes-Benz is recalling several vehicle models because water may accumulate in the spare tire wheel well, which could damage the fuel pump control and cause the engine to stall while driving. The affected vehicles include:
- 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE300
- 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE350
- 2016-2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE350
- 2016-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE400
- 2017-2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE43
- 2016-2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450
- 2016-2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE550
- 2016-2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE63
- 2015 Mercedes-Benz ML250
- 2012-2014 Mercedes-Benz ML350
- 2015 Mercedes-Benz ML350
- 2015 Mercedes-Benz ML400
- 2012-2014 Mercedes-Benz ML550
- 2012-2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG ML63
At least 323,963 vehicles are affected.
Affected owners are expected to be notified of the recall by mail on Feb. 21, 2023. Dealers will inspect for water intrusion, install a water drain plug and replace the fuel pump control unit if necessary for free.
Lincoln Aviator and Lincoln Corsair
Ford is recalling certain 2020-23 Lincoln Aviator and 2020-22 Lincoln Corsair vehicles equipped with a Revel audio system because when the driver’s seat belt is not buckled and the vehicle is started, the seat belt warning system may activate the audible warning chime for less than four seconds. Affected vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard requirements since it does not properly alert of an unbuckled seat belt.
At least 101,001 vehicles are affected.
Affected owners are expected to be notified of the recall by mail on Feb. 6, 2023. Dealers will update the audio control module software for free.
Indian Motorcycle Company
Indian Motorcycle Company is recalling certain 2022 Chief, Chief Bobber, Chief Bobber Darkhorse, Chief Darkhorse, Super Chief and Super Chief Limited motorcycles because the kickstand may not properly retract upon ground contact when left out while riding, failing to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard requirements.
At least 4,653 motorcycles are affected.
Affected owners are expected to be notified of the recall by mail on Feb. 17, 2023. A remedy for the issue is currently under development, the NHTSA says.
Volkswagen is recalling certain 2023 Volkswagen ID4 rear-wheel drive vehicles because the 12-volt battery charging cable may contact the steering column shaft and cause the cable insulation to wear, which could result in a short circuit. A short circuit can cause loss of power and increase risk of fire.
At least 1,042 vehicles are affected.
Affected owners are expected to be notified of the recall by mail on Feb. 27, 2023. Dealers will inspect the 12-volt battery charging cable and repair or replace it for free if necessary. Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the issue is fixed.
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