January 15, 2007

Transport Canada issues latest recalls

Ottawa, Ontario – Transport Canada has released its latest recalls, which may affect some Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Infiniti vehicles.

  • 2007 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
  • 2007 Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Vehicles affected: 49

On certain vehicles, the accelerator pedal might not have been fully fastened to its mounting studs during vehicle assembly. The mounting studs will maintain the position of the accelerator, but over time may not maintain a consistent position, which could make it more difficult to operate the accelerator. Dealers will inspect the pedal assembly and, if required, install two nuts.

  • 2007 Chrysler 300
  • 2007 Chrysler Sebring
  • 2007 Dodge Caliber
  • 2007 Dodge Charger
  • 2007 Dodge Magnum
  • 2007 Dodge Nitro
  • 2007 Jeep Commander
  • 2007 Jeep Compass
  • 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 2007 Jeep Liberty
  • 2007 Jeep Wrangler

Vehicles affected: 7,400

On certain vehicles, the anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module software may cause the rear brakes to lock up during certain braking conditions. Dealers will reprogram the ABS electronic control unit.

  • 2007 Chrysler Sebring

Vehicles affected: 1,400

On certain vehicles, the software program in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) module may cause the windshield defrosting and defogging functions to become inoperative. Dealers will reprogram the HVAC module.

  • 2003-2006 Infiniti FX35
  • 2003-2006 Infiniti FX45

Vehicles affected: 7,484

On certain vehicles, the stop, tail and turn signal lamp functions may be too dim when viewed at certain angles. Dealers will replace the rear combination lamps.

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