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This week’s recalls: Hyundai, Jaguar, Mazda and Toyota

2016 Hyundai Sonata. (Hyundai Motor America)

(Sinclair Broadcast Group) - In case you missed it: Vehicle recalls that came across our desk during the past week. Materials for this recap are received via email from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) copied directly from the www.safercar.gov website.

2013-2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport
Units Affected: 437,400

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch actuating cable may corrode and bind, causing the secondary hood latch to remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.

If the hood is not securely closed or the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary latch cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 30. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for the recall is 163.

2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata, Genesis

Units Affected: 161,074

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Sonata and Genesis vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the warning light to indicate that the parking brake is applied may intermittently not illuminate in the dash due to corrosion in the switch.

If the parking brake indicator is not illuminated when the parking brake is applied, the driver may operate the vehicle with the parking brake partially engaged, increasing the risk of a crash.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 30. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 164.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Units Affected: 17,160

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolt for the driver's seat belt anchor might not have been sufficiently tightened during assembly.

If the bolt was not sufficiently tightened, the driver's seat belt may come unanchored in a collision, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.

Hyundai will notify owners and dealers will verify that the driver's seatbelt anchor is properly secured, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 30. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for the recall is 165.

2018 Jaguar F-Type

Units Affected: 18

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2018 Jaguar F-TYPE vehicles equipped with Highline headlamps. If a front turn signal indicator stops working, the visual and audible turn signal reminders do not flash or chime faster as required. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

Without the change to the flash and chime rate, the driver may not know that a turn signal is not working. If the turn signal is not working, other drivers will not be aware that the vehicle is turning, increasing the risk of a crash.

Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle's software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 1. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar's number for this recall is H026.

2004 Mazda RX-8

Units Affected: 35,332

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2004 Mazda RX-8 vehicles. The ball joint socket on the front suspension lower control arm may crack and the ball joint may separate from the socket.

If the ball joint separates, steering control may be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front lower control arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1117E.

2004-2008 Mazda RX-8

Units Affected: 69,447

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8 vehicles. Heat from the engine and the exhaust may cause the main fuel pump pipe to crack.

If the fuel pump pipe cracks, fuel may leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump filter kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda's number for this recall is 1017E.

2016-2017 Toyota Tacoma

Units Affected: 31,824

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tacoma vehicles equipped with a six-cylinder engine. The affected vehicles have a crank position sensor that may malfunction, potentially resulting in an engine stall.

An engine stall may increase the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crank position sensor with an improved design, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 17. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0H.

Note for all recalls: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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