Recent Recalls: Mini Cooper, Jeep Cherokee, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain

BMW is recalling certain 2008-2014 MINI Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Clubman John Cooper Works, and 2007-2013 MINI Hardtop 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, and John Cooper Works vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin.

The electronic control module in the driver's side footwell area may short-circuit, due to corrosion from water and road salt. A remedy is being developed. Owners will be notified when it is ready.

Jeep Cherokee Liftgate

Chrysler is recalling certain 2014-2016 Jeep Cherokee vehicles equipped with a power liftgate.  An electrical short in the power liftgate module may lead to a vehicle fire with the ignition on or off.

Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete.  The remedy is currently under development.  Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 30, 2023.  Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403.  FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is 49A.  This recall supersedes recalls 15V-393 and 15V-826.  Vehicles repaired under the prior recalls will still need to have the new remedy performed.

Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain

General Motors is recalling certain 2020-2023 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles.  The four rear-seat lower child seat LATCH anchorage bars may have excessive powder coating, which could prevent a child seat from being installed with the anchorage bars.  

Owners are advised to install child seats using the vehicle's rear seat belts until the remedy is complete.  Dealers will inspect the latch anchorage bars, and remove and replace the finish, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 26, 2023. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782.  GM's number for this recall is N232403240.