NHTSA has issued several recalls for vehicles manufactured by Stellantis (NYSE: STLA), Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLAand Ford (NYSE: F).
The Stellantis division of Chrysler is recalling 248,342 Ram heavy-duty trucks due to engine misfires. Model Year 2020 until 2023 will be affected.
“In some cases, the increase in power and temperature inside the transmission can cause fluid to leak out of the dipstick tube, which can touch ignition sources inside the engine compartment and cause a vehicle fire,” the recall notes. to be revealed. “FCA US is conducting a voluntary safety recall on all affected vehicles. The service is currently being processed.”
Ford’s (F) recall affects 453,650 vehicles in the US as NHTSA has indicated that the windshield wiper problem may increase accidents. Inactivity can reduce visibility in some cases, according to the report.
“The front windshield wipers may malfunction, causing the wipers to fail,” the statement read. “Dealers will replace the front electric motor, free of charge.”
Finally, for Tesla (TSLA), the recall of 321,628 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles was prompted by a lighting issue. The recall affects 2020 through 2023 Model Y vehicles and 2023 Model 3 vehicles. NHTSA indicated that “one or both headlights may fail to illuminate intermittently, increasing the risk of damage” to the affected vehicles.
The executive said Tesla ( TSLA ) has issued an on-air program to resolve the issue and owners will not have to pay anything. The automaker recently fixed an airbag problem that affected 30K Model X vehicles with air conditioning.
Tesla recently placed 19th out of 24 brands rated in Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ranking, improving four spots from last year. Ford is ranked 18th and Stellantis Ram and Jeep are ranked 16th and 23rd respectively. Japanese automakers outperformed US automakers in the rankings.