Chevrolet Bolt among cars recalled: Here’s which other vehicles faced new recalls last week

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Over 416,000 vehicles, including the Chevrolet Bolt and those with Takata air bags, are facing recalls this week.

The recalls were reported by the carmakers or by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the week of Dec. 18 through Sunday.

If you want to find out more about vehicle recalls, or see whether your vehicle is being recalled, you can search the NHTSA database, where you’ll need your car’s vehicle identification number (VIN), or its year, make and model. You may also contact your car manufacturer for more information.

Acura TLX 

Honda is recalling some 2022 Acura TLX vehicles after some tires could have sustained cuts and tears during the sorting and loading process. 

Registered owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by mail and asked to take their car to an Acura dealer, according to the brand’s website. If a tire could be affected, owners who pay to have repairs done are eligible for reimbursement. 

Vehicles with Takata air bags

Stellantis and the NHTSA reiterated a “Do Not Drive” warning for 2005-10 Dodge Magums, Chargers and Challengers, as well as 2005-10 Chrysler 330 that may have Takata air bags after a third person died as a result of the exploding air bags. 

Roughly 276,000 vehicles are affected. 

All vehicle owners are urged to check whether their vehicle has an open Takata air bag. If so, owners can schedule a free repair with their dealership. 

Chevrolet Bolt

General Motors is recalling certain 2017-23 Chevrolet Bolt because after a crash, the seat belt pretensioner exhaust may ignite carpet fibers, which could cause a fire. 

Nearly 140,000 vehicles are affected. The company found three reports of fires that could have been caused by the problem, but the severity is unknown. 

Affected owners are expected to be notified of the recall by mail on Jan. 30, 2023. Dealers will install a metal foil at the carpet near the pretensioner exhaust and install a pretensioner cover if necessary, for free. 

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