New cars may come with manufacturer’s defects, resulting in serious safety issues. It’s essential to check to see if you own any recalled cars regularly. If you have any of these vehicles, the dealer should fix the issue at no charge.

BMW

 Check for recalled cars on BMW’s safety, and emission recalls page. 

  1. Oil/Vacuum Pump Damage

 An alleged software error can cause loss of vacuum from damage to the oil/vacuum pump, leading to the loss of the brake assist feature. 

Affected 2020-2021 Vehicles

  • BMW X4 M4oi
  • BMW 745Le xDrive
  • BMW Z4 M4oi
  • Toyota MKV Supra – This is included because it uses the BMW chassis

Number Impacted: 50,024

  1. Seat Belt Failure

 A problem with the automatic locking retractor may prevent the proper functioning of the seat belt. 

Affected 2021 BMW Recalled Cars

  • MINI
  • M2, M3, M4 series
  • 2, 3, 4, 5 series
  • X1, X2 series
  • Z4 canvas-topped roadster

 Other 2021 vehicle makes included in this recall utilize BMW components:

  • MKV Toyota Supra
  • Rolls-Royce Phantom
  • Rolls-Royce Cullinan
  • Rolls-Royce Ghost

Number Impacted: 21,537

  1. Rearview Camera Display Fault

 A software issue may cause the display screen to display only part of the image or disappear altogether. 

Affected 2019 – 2021 BMW Vehicles

  • X3: sDrive3oi, xDrive3oi, M4oi xDrive30e
  • X3M, X4M, X5M, X6M
  • X4: xDrive3oi, M4oi
  • M5, M55oi, M55oi xDrive
  • X5: sDrive4oi, xDrive4oi, xDrive5oi, M5oi, xDrive45e
  • X6: sDrive4oi, xDrive40i, xDrive5oi, M5oi
  • X7: xDrive4oi, xDrive5oi, M5oi
  • Alpina: XB7, B7 xDrive, 75oLi xDrive
  • 33oe, 33oe xDrive
  • 53oe, 53oe xDrive
  • 33oi, 33oi xDrive
  • 43oi, 43oi xDrive
  • 53oi, 53oi xDrive
  • 54oi, 54oi xDrive
  • 74oi, 74oLi, 74oLi xDrive
  • 745Le, 745Le xDrive
  • 84oi, 84oi xDrive
  • 85oi xDrive
  • M34oi, M34oi xDrive
  • M44oi xDrive
  • M76oi Drive, M76oi xDrive

Number Impacted: 257,481

Ford

 You can enter your VIN to check for recalls on your Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury at the recall webpage.

  1. Windshield Detachment

 Improper bonding of the windshield can cause the glass to pop out, especially during an impact. 

Affected Ford Super Duty Trucks

  • 2021 F-150
  • 2020- 2021 F-250
  • 2020- 2021 F-350
  • 2020- 2021 F-450
  • 2020- 2021 F-550

Number Impacted: 79,017

 NOTE: The 2021 F-150 has also been recalled for locking the steering wheel, disconnecting the driveshaft, and installing an improper seatbelt.

  1. Fuel Tube Issue

 A faulty tube can leak fuel into the fuel tank, resulting in loss of pressure that could result in installing while driving or difficulty is starting. 

Affected 2021 SUVs

  • Ford Bronco Sport
  • Ford Escape
  • Lincoln Corsair

Number Impacted: 10,802

 NOTE: Many 2021 Ford Bronco Sport SUVs also have been recalled for loose or missing bolts in the rear suspension resulting in instability while driving.

  1. Front Wheel Detachment

 Several Super Duty trucks may lose their wheels while you’re driving. Insufficient torqueing can cause the left front wheel to detach from the truck during use. 

Affected 2021 Ford Super Duty Trucks

  • F-350
  • F-450
  • F-550
  • F-600

Number Impacted: 17,616

 NOTE: The F-350 Super Duty also has been recalled due to a faulty rear driveline weld.

  1. Improperly Installed Airbags

 Some airbags in Ford vehicles aren’t appropriately attached, so they could detach and won’t deploy as they should. 

Affected 2021 SUVs

  • Lincoln Aviator
  • Ford Explorer

Number Impacted: 36,258

 NOTE: There are other recalls for these SUVs. For both the Explorer and the Aviator, motor mounts may be loose. Additionally, Aviator recalls they include an open wiring harness that poses a fire risk, loss of backup camera image, and steering knuckle fracture that can cause loss of steering ability.

  1. Defective Shifter

 The bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission can erode and fall off, preventing the driver from shifting into the desired gear. Consequently, the driver may believe the vehicle is in park when it isn’t. 

Affected Ford Vans

  • 2013 – 2021 Transit Connect

Number Impacted: 192,080

General Motors

 If you’re concerned that your Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac, Pontiac, or GMC may be under recall, use the VIN at their GM recall center webpage for additional information. 

  1. Battery Defects

 A torn anode tab or folded separator can cause the battery to catch fire.

Affected 2020- 2021 Chevy Recalled Cars

  • Bolt EV
  • Bolt EV

Number Impacted: 63,680

  1. Tire Delamination

 For some GM vehicles, the tires weren’t appropriately cured, which could result in a blowout. 

Affected 2021- 2022 Vehicles

  • Chevy Equinox
  • GMC Terrain

Number Impacted: 7,082

  1. Tire Tread Loss

 Over-curing of the tires may result in sudden deflation or loss of tread due to the separation of the belt from the edge. 

Affected 2018 – 2021 Vehicles

  • Chevrolet Express
  • GMC Savana

Total Impacted: 33,838

  1. Power Steering Loss

 The software or steering gear motor kit may cause you to lose power steering assist while driving.

Affected 2021 SUVs

  • Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV
  • Chevy Tahoe
  • Chevy Suburban
  • GMC Yukon and Yukon XL

Number Impacted: 26,847

  1. Fracturing Emergency Jack

 The included plastic emergency jack has an estimated 100 percent defective rate, meaning the jack could fracture, causing the vehicle to collapse. 

Affected 2021 SUVs

  • Buick Encore GX
  • Chevrolet Trailblazer

Number Impacted: 135,400

  1. Malfunctioning Airbag Warning Light

 Due to faulty communication caused by a software issue, the airbag warning might not light up, making you believe your airbags are functioning properly even if they’re not.

Affected 2021 Vehicles

  • Buick Envision
  • Cadillac CT4
  • Cadillac CT5
  • Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV
  • Chevy Tahoe
  • Chevy Corvette
  • Chevy Suburban
  • GMC Yukon, Yukon XL

Number Impacted: 285,622

 NOTE: The Cadillac CT4 and CT5 also have been recalled due to improper installation of side curtain airbags. 

Hyundai

 You can check for recalls on the Hyundai safety recalls and service campaigns webpage.

  1. Oil Fire Risk

 Faulty piston rings could lead to leaking, engine damage, and fire.

Affected 2019 – 2021 Vehicles

  • Elantra
  • Kona
  • Veloster

Number Impacted: 125,840

Jaguar Land Rover

 Choose the appropriate link to see if your vehicle has a recall:

  1. Unsecured Child Restraint Issue

 A problem with the automatic locking retractors means seatbelts may not remain secure for child-restraint units.

Affected Vehicles

  • 2021 Range Rover
  • 2020 – 2021 Range Rover Velar
  • 2020 – 2021 Range Rover Discovery Sport
  • 2020 – 2022 Range Rover Discovery
  • 2020 – 2022 Range Rover Defender
  • 2020 – 2021 Jaguar F-pace SUVs
  • 2021 – 2022 Jaguar F-type coupes
  • 2021 Jaguar XF sedans

Number Impacted: 28,000

Nissan

 To see if a recall impacts your Nissan or Infiniti, click on the appropriate link:

  1. Tailgate Detachment

 The tailgate hinge assembly could cause the tailgate to separate from the vehicle in the event of a rear-end collision. 

Affected SUVs

  • 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport

Number Impacted: 13,215

 Note: Another recall for the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport involves wheel detachment issues.

  1. Unsecured Seating

 Improper welds can cause the seat frame to be installed improperly, which causes the vehicle to fail child restraint anchorage system standards.

Affected SUVs

  • 2021 Nissan Rogue

Number Impacted: 47,098

 Note: The 2021 Nissan Rogue is also under recall for fuel hose leakage and a faulty caliper.

  1. Unresponsive Steering

 The installed tie rods may bend or break, affecting your ability to steer your car. 

Affected Recalled Cars

  • 2020 – 2021 Nissan Sentra

Number Impacted: 138,736

  1. Fuel Pump Failure

 Improper manufacturing of the fuel pump may result in binding, resulting in the vehicle stalling while in use.

Affected 2020 – 2021 SUVs

  • Nissan Armada
  • Infiniti QX80

Number Impacted: 24,140

Stellaris North America

 Subsidiaries under Stallantis include Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, and Jeep. You can check your VIN for recall information for any of these manufacturers on MOPAR’s recall information webpage.

  1. Windshield Detachment

 The adhesive used to hold the windshield in place wasn’t appropriately formulated so that the windshield could pop out in the event of an accident.

Affected 2020 – 2021 Vehicles

  • Dodge Challenger
  • Dodge Charger
  • Chrysler 300

Number Impacted: 21,258

  1. Fire Risk

 Due to faulty heater electric relays, shorting can occur that may cause a fire. The manufacturer recommends that you park your vehicle outdoors as a fire can start even if the engine is off.

Affected 2021 Heavy-Duty RAM Trucks with 6.7L Cummins diesel engines

  • 4500
  • 5500

Number Impacted: 19,214

 Note: Some 4500 and 5500 RAM trucks are also recalled for incorrect lug nut torque instructions.

  1. Clutch Plate Fracture

 Trucks with a 6-speed manual transmission may be equipped with a faulty clutch pressure plate, resulting in fracturing of the clutch and potential fire.

Affected Jeep Trucks with Aisin D478 Transmissions

  • 2020 – 2021 Gladiator
  • 2018 – 2021 Wrangler

Number Impacted: 42,887

Toyota

 You can look up safety recalls and service campaigns using your VIN or license plate number and state on Toyota’s webpage.

  1. Headlight Fire Risk

 The bulb connector for the vehicle’s headlamps could overheat and cause a fire.

Affected Trucks

  • 2018 – 2021 Toyota Tundra

Number Impacted: 158,500

Volkswagen

 The Volkswagen Group sells vehicles from multiple manufacturer’s, so check the appropriate link for your vehicle:

  1. Rearview Camera Fault

 A malfunction during the ignition cycle could cause the rearview camera or infotainment system to freeze. 

Affected 2021 Volkswagen Vehicles

  • Arteon
  • Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport
  • Golf GTI
  • Jetta, Jetta GLI
  • Tiguan

Number Impacted: 34,612 

  1. Seat Belt Malfunction

 A problem with the automatic locking retractors may keep a child restraint from being properly secured.

Affected 2021 Audi Vehicles

  • A model: A4, A5, A5 Cabriolet, A6, A6 Allroad, A7, A8
  • e-Tron
  • Q models: Q3, Q5, Q7, Q8
  • RS models: RS Q8, RS5, RS6, RS7
  • S models: S3 for 2021-2022, S4, S5, S5 Cabriolet, S6, S7, S8
  • SQ models: SQ5, SQ7, SQ8

 Additionally, the 2021 VW ID.4 is included in this recall.

2021 Recalled Cars

 While we’ve covered most of the significant recalled cars here, there are more that you should check out by visiting the manufacturer’s website and entering your VIN to make sure that your vehicle is road-worthy and not under recall.