Kia, Volkswagen, Subaru, and Audi among 208,000 vehicles recalled: Check car recalls here

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued multiple recalls last week including nearly 145,000 Kia SUVs for rearview mirror issues.

A rearview camera that does not properly display images can increase the risk of a crash, according to a NHTSA report.

Volkswagen also issued a recall for more than 47,000 Jetta compact cars for an ignition switch issue.

Car owners can check USA TODAY’s automotive recall database or search NHTSA’s database for new recalls. The NHTSA website also allows you to search for recalls based on your vehicle identification number, or VIN.

Here are the vehicle recalls published by the NHTSA from Aug. 30-Sept. 8.

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Kia recall: Sorrento SUVs

Kia is recalling 144,979 of its 2022-2023 Sorento, Sorento Hybrid, and Sorento Plug-in Hybrid vehicles because mounting clips for the vehicle’s rearview camera can break, which can cause the image not to appear properly on the display and reduce the driver’s rearview.

Dealers will inspect and replace the rearview camera housing, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Oct. 27, 2023. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC280.

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2022-2023 Kia Sorrento
  • 2022-2023 Kia Sorrento Hybrid
  • 2022-2023 Kia Sorrento PHEV

Volkswagen Jetta recall

Volkswagen is recalling 47,651 of its 2019-2020 Jetta vehicles equipped with a conventional ignition switch. The ignition switch may fail, especially in high temperature environments. Ignition switch failure can cause the electrical system to shut down, the engine to stall and increase the risk of a crash, according to a NHTSA report.

Dealers will replace the ignition switch, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 27, 2023. Owners may contact Volkswagen’s customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 28H7.

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2019-2020 Volkswagen Jetta

Subaru recall: BRZ, Toyota GR86

Subaru is recalling 8,915 of its 2022 Subaru BRZ and Toyota GR86 sport cars because the rear turn signals may intermittently become inoperative. Inoperative rear turn signals may not notify other drivers of a turning vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash, according to a NHTSA report.

Dealers will replace both rear combination lamp assemblies, free of charge. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed October 29, 2023. Second letters will be sent once the remedy is available. Subaru owners may contact Subaru’s customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRM-23.

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2022 Subaru BRZ
  • 2022 Toyota GR86

Porsche recall

Porsche is recalling 4,777 of its 2023 Taycan, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo S, Taycan Turbo, Taycan GTS, Taycan 4 Cross Turismo, Taycan 4S Cross Turismo, Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo, Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo, and Taycan GTS Sport Turismo vehicles. The high-voltage battery may have an insufficient amount of sealant, which can allow liquid to accumulate in the battery. Liquid accumulation in the battery can cause electrical arcing, increasing the risk of a fire, according to a NHTSA report.

Dealers will test the battery for leakage and replace the battery as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Oct. 31, 2023. Owners may contact Porsche’s customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is APB2.

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2023 Porsche Taycan
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan 4 Cross Turismo
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan 4S 2023
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan GTS 2023
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan GTS Sport Turismo
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan Turbo
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan Turbo
  • 2023 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo

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Audi recall

Volkswagen is recalling 1,899 of its 2023 Audi RS E-Tron GT and E-Tron GT electric vehicles because the high-voltage battery may have an insufficient amount of sealant, which can allow liquid to accumulate in the battery. Liquid accumulation in the battery can cause electrical arcing, increasing the risk of a fire, according to a NHTSA report.

Dealers will test the battery for leakage and replace the battery as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 31, 2023. Owners may contact Audi’s customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 93T7.

Recalled vehicles:

  • 2023 Audi E Tron GT
  • 2023 Audi RS E Tron GT

Contributing: Natalie Neysa Alund

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