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Recent Vehicle Recalls Announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The NHTSA has recently announced several vehicle recalls affecting hundreds of thousands of vehicles. Vehicle owners can check for recalls by visiting and entering their license plate number or Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

Recall Details:

  • Tesla: Tesla is recalling 125,227 vehicles across multiple models (Model S from 2012-2024, Model X from 2016-2024, Model 3 from 2017-2023, Model Y from 2020-2023) due to a seat belt alert issue. The vehicles may not adequately warn the driver if the seat belt is not fastened. Tesla plans to address this with an over-the-air software update.
  • Honda: Honda is recalling 114,686 vehicles, specifically the 2018-2020 Honda Fit and 2019-2022 Honda HR-V models, to update the audio display unit software to ensure the rearview camera image displays correctly at startup.
  • Ford: Ford has issued a recall for 109,283 Lincoln Aviator models from 2020 to 2024. The rearview video display may be disrupted by cell phone radio frequency interference. Repairs will be made free of charge.
  • Toyota: A recall for 102,092 Tundra and Lexus LX600 vehicles from 2022-2023 has been issued due to potential engine stalling caused by manufacturing debris. Owners will be contacted directly.
  • Jaguar: 22,268 Range Rover Sport vehicles from 2018 to 2022 are being recalled due to issues with water affecting the rear camera’s image quality. The rear cameras will be inspected and possibly replaced.
  • Volkswagen: Volkswagen is recalling 17,797 Audi Q4 e-Tron and Q4 e-Tron Sportback vehicles from 2022 to 2024 to update incorrect headlight control software that fails to meet safety standards.
  • Mercedes-Benz: Mercedes-Benz is recalling 14,192 vehicles from various models due to a risk of the battery shutting off unexpectedly. The affected models span from 2023 to 2025 and include several versions of the EQE and EQS, both standard and SUV, as well as the Maybach and AMG variants. Dealers will update the battery management software to prevent potential crashes.

Owners of the affected vehicles will receive notification letters, and all repairs or updates will be conducted free of charge.


Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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