NHTSA May 2018 Vehicle Recalls: 22 [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, May 10, 2018, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 22 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the 22 recalls the NHTSA has announced this May comes news of the following:

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (“MBUSA”) has recalled an estimated 42,781 model year 2008-2009 Smart Fortwo Cabrio and Fortwo Coupe Vehicles. The rear insulation mat in the engine compartment may deform, deteriorate and loosen over time, allowing the mat to contact hot exhaust system components.

According to the NHTSA, if the mat contacts hot exhaust system components, it can increase the risk of a fire..

MBUSA will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the rear insulation mat with an improved one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V273000
Recalls Direct RIN: 10152-2018
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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