300K vehicles including Ford, Jeep, Genesis have been recalled

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued several recalls last week, including Hyundai recalling nearly 100,000 Genesis vehicles for fire hazards and nearly 200,000 Jeep vehicles for a problem with the defrosting system.

See if any recalls have been issued on your vehicle? If the car isn't listed below, owners can check or search USA TODAY's automotive recall database NHTSA's database For new memories. The NHTSA website allows you to search for recalls based on your Vehicle Identification Number or VIN.

Here's what to know about the vehicle recalls that have been issued NHTSA Feb. 11 to Feb. Up to 17

Hyundai is recalling Genesis vehicles due to engine fire

Hyundai 90,907 Genesis vehicles are being recalled. Water can enter the starter solenoid and cause an electrical short, resulting in an engine fire when the car is stopped or driven. NHTSA said.

Until recall repairs are completed, Genesis owners are advised to park outside and away from any buildings. When you bring your car to the dealer, the mechanics will install a Remedy Relay Kit in the engine junction box for free. Notification letters will be mailed on April 13. Owners can contact Hyundai Customer Service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's recall numbers for this recall are 254(H) and 018G(G).

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2015-2016 Hyundai Genesis
  • 2017-2019 Genesis G80
  • 2017-2019 Genesis G90
  • 2019 Genesis G70

Chrysler is recalling Jeep vehicles due to the defrost system freezing up

Chrysler The recall includes 199,143 vehicles of the 2021-2024 Jeep Wrangler and 2022-2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles.

A hybrid control processor (HCP) software error can cause the defrosting and defogging system to malfunction, reducing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash. NHSTA. NHTSA also says these vehicles fail to comply with federal requirements for defrosting and defogging systems.

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Dealers will update HCP software free of charge for all affected vehicles. Owner notification letters will be mailed on April 5. Owners may contact Chrysler Customer Service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is 04B.

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2021-2024 Jeep Wrangler
  • 2022-2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee


Ford Its 2021-2022 E-350 and E-450 recalls 16,543 vehicles equipped with two rear wheels. A connection between the power steering pressure line and the brake hydroboost unit may cause a sudden loss of power steering fluid. A sudden loss of power steering fluid can cause loss of steering and brake assist and increase the risk of a crash. NHTSA reports.

Dealers will replace the power steering pressure line and hydroboost jumper line. This service is provided free of cost. NHTSA says these vehicles were previously recalled under 22V-089 and owners must complete the new settlement. Notification letters are expected to be sent on March 25. Owners may contact Ford Customer Service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 24S07.

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2021-2022 E-350
  • 2021-2022 E-450

Mercedes-Benz is recalling vehicles for ground cable issue

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 12,191 vehicles for a problem with the 48-volt ground cable connector, which may not be properly tightened and may overheat, NHTSA said.

If your vehicle is damaged, dealerships will repair it free of charge if necessary. Notification letters are scheduled to be sent out on April 9, but owners can contact Mercedes-Benz customer service at 1-800-367-6372. NHTSA said the recall is manufacturer number 2024MMNNNN.

  • Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS53 2021
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG E53 2021-2023
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG GT43 2021-2023
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG GT53 2021-2023
  • Mercedes-Benz CLS450 2021-2023
  • Mercedes-Benz E450 2021-2023
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