Ford SUVs with fire risk; Hyundai seat belt explosion potential among US auto recalls

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The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has listed recalls for May 19-26, including a Ford recall involving 310,203 F Series trucks and a Hyundai recall involving 239,000 cars. See the list of this week's car recalls involving 10 or more vehicles below, or search USA TODAY's automotive recalls database for more:

Ford

Ford Motor Co. issued several recalls:

  • 310,203 2016 Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 trucks. Dust may accumulate in the steering wheel clock spring, causing an electrical disconnection, resulting in the driver air bag not deploying as intended. Read more

  • 39,013 2021 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs. An engine compartment fire may occur while driving or parked, even with the ignition in the "Off" position. Read more

  • 27 2020 Escape and 2021 Lincoln Corsair vehicles equipped with 2.5-liter hybrid powertrains. Insufficient welds inside the high-voltage battery may fail, resulting in a loss of drive power. Read more

  • 32 2022 Mustangs equipped with an Image Processing Module A (IPMA) or forward-facing camera. The camera is misaligned to the vehicle, so it doesn't function correctly. Read more

  • 464 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. The powertrain control module functional safety software may fail to detect a software error, resulting in unintended acceleration, unintended deceleration or a loss of drive power. Read more

Hyundai

Hyundai Motor America issued two recalls:

  • 239,000 2019-2022 Accent, 2021-2023 Elantra and 2021-2022 Elantra HEV vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment. Read more

  • 10,729 2022 Ioniq 5 vehicles. A software error in the Shifter Control Unit may disengage the parking mechanism, which can allow the vehicle to roll away. Read more

Jeep

Chryler issued two recalls:

  • 15 2022 Jeep Wranglers. The side marker lights may not function due to an incompatible taillight assembly wiring harness. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." Read more

  • 20 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee L vehicles. The vehicle's hazard lights may flash when the brake pedal is applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." Read more

Kia

Kia Motors America issued two recalls:

  • 2,761 2022 Telluride SUVs. Excess adhesive in a circuit board within the instrument cluster may cause the display screen to be blank. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, "Control and Displays." Read more

  • 9,014 2022 EV6 vehicles. A software error in the Shifter Control Unit may disengage the parking mechanism, which can allow the vehicle to roll away. Read more

Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover North Americais recalling 19 2022 New Range Rovers. Due to improperly tightened fasteners, the front crash sensors may become loose and malfunction. Read more

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021 GLB 250 vehicles. The level sensor linkage on the rear axle might not have been installed properly, which could affect the headlight leveling function. 88 units are affected. Read more

Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Motors North America is recalling 2,865 2022 Outlander vehicles. The Automatic Locking Retractor in the right front, second-row right and second-row left seat belt assemblies may deactivate before the seat belts are fully retracted, which can result in an unsecured child restraint system. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Read more

Toyota

Gulf States Toyota is recalling 661 2022 4Runner, Tacoma, Highlander and Highlander Hybrid vehicles. The load-carrying capacity modification labels may not be permanent and can fade, becoming illegible. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims." Read more

To find more recalls for vehicles, groceries, consumer products and more, visit USA TODAY's searchable recalls database.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Ford, Jeep, Hyundai among vehicle recalls this week

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