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Windshields Begone: Transport Canada recall wave affecting more than 10 automotive manufacturers

Toronto, Ontario — Transport Canada has announced another wave of recalls, and boy is it a big one.

Interestingly, 2021 Hyundai Sonatas and 2021 Santa Fes have been reported having faulty windshield attachments that may completely detach during a crash, increasing the risk of driver injury.

Chrysler Pacificas from 2017 to 2018 have issues in their high-voltage battery assembly, posing the potential to catch fire while parked and the ignition system is turned off.

Subaru’s Impreza WRX’s from 2015 to 2021 face multiple issues, including corroding backup lamp switches that may fail to indicate when the vehicle is reversing, along with camera images that do not display in the instrument cluster.

BMW IX and I4s from 2022, and 2023 IX, I4 and I7 vehicles have software problems that may spontaneously reset the high-voltage battery control unit, causing a sudden power loss to the wheels while driving and ultimately increasing the risk of a crash.

Mercedes Benz Sprinters vans from 2019 to 2021 ,2021 to 2022 Nissan Rogues and 2022 Frontiers have software problems that prevent rearview cameras from displaying, increasing the risk of a collision when backing up.

Polestar 1’s from 2020 to 2021 and 2020-2022 Chevrolet Bolt EVs and EUVs  have been recalled for malfunctioning batteries that may overheat at a full charge, potentially melting the battery, nearby car parts or starting a fire.

Hyundai Palisades from 2021, 2023 Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport models have been recalled for faulty brake lines, that can be detected from the pedal feeling “soft or low.” This can extend stopping distances and increase the risk of a crash.

Hyundai Pallisades from 2020 to 2021 and 2021 Ford F-150s have been recalled for faulty windshield wiper motors, increasing the risk of a crash.

For recalls affecting internal components such as engines, visit Transport Canada at the following link.

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