*Kia recalls more than 410,000 cars for faulty airbay sensor. The issue is that a airbag sensor may not deploy in a crash. Airbag control unit and memory chip may not communicate due to damaged part in the chip that could result in open circuit. If defective, owners will not notice the airbag warning light illuminate on the instrument panel. .
*Nissan Recalls: 688,000 Rogue SUVs for increased fire risk. This effects 2014-2016 models, affecting estimated one on-hundreth of a percent of the vehicles. According to NHTSA, if water and salt intrude in the driverside footwell it can deform an electrical connector that controls power features such as seats, windows. Compromised connector will lead to a fire. Visit the recall page or contact customer service at 800-867-7669. Nissan’s ID for recall is R2139. Nissan will notify owners as early as March 2, 2022.
*Jeep Recall on new vehicles involving a software issue. Autoblog reports nearly 100,000 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer models are affected. The problem appears to stem from a trio of faults within the vehicle occupant restraint controller. The fault is due to an incorrect software version that was placed in the vehicle during production. When activated, the vehicles diagnostic trouble codes won’t notify the driver. Drivers are not being alerted about the problem with the airbags.
=This can result in a crash. The airbag warning light won’t be illuminated to warn the driver. 88,000 Grand Cherokee L’s are affected.