Active Defect Investigations

Defect Investigations and Recalls Division
Motor Vehicle Safety Directorate

If you believe that you may be experiencing a safety-related problem with your vehicle, your tires or a child car seat, whether or not it is listed below, please complete the on-line Defect Complaint Form or contact us.

The following table provides a list of active Transport Canada defect investigations. These investigations into potential defects are being conducted to determine whether actual safety-related defects exist within the associated group of motor vehicles, tires and child car seats. Further information concerning the Defect Investigations program may be found on our Defect Investigations and Recalls web page.

TC File No. Year, Make, Model Potential Safety-Related Defect Date Opened
3280-06-60 2011-2015 Ford Explorer Rear Suspension Toe Link Failures (Different Model Year Range and Different Failure Mode Than TC Recall No. 2016-182) Resulting in a Loss of Vehicle Control Sep 2016
3280-38-10 2009 Hyundai Elantra

Other Vehicle Makes and Models
The Driver Airbag Inflator Produced by ARC Automotive, Inc. May Rupture During Frontal Airbag Deployment Resulting in Metal Fragments Being Propelled into the Passenger Compartment July 2016
3280-11-32 2011 Ford Fiesta Loss of Exterior Lighting or Vehicle Stall Due to Corrosion in the Battery Junction Box (Under-Hood Fuse Box) July 2016
3280-03-65 2010-2011 Nissan Versa Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist July 2016
3280-08-61 2016 Yamaha SRViper Snowmobiles with MPI Turbo Kit Fire Caused by a Piston Connecting Rod Failure June 2016
3280-07-43 2006 Nissan X-Trail Fuel Leakage Due to Corrosion of the Fuel Filler Pipe in Vehicles Outside of TC Recall No. 2014-030 (Nissan Recall No. R1401) May 2016
3280-07-44 2007-2009 Arctic Cat ‘Twin Spar’ Chassis Snowmobiles Fuel Leakage Due to Cracking at the Fuel Pump Mounting Flange May 2016
3280-03-63 2011-2014 Ford F-150 Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist Nov 2015
3280-03-58 2010-2012 Ford Fusion
2010-2012 Lincoln MKZ
Loss of Power Steering Assist Dec 2014
3280-07-39 2004-2008 Ford F-150
2005-2006 Ford Expedition
2006-2008 Lincoln Mark LT
2005-2006 Lincoln Navigator
Engine Stall Due to the Failure of the Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM) Dec 2014
3280-04-68 2011-2012 Ford F-150 with 3.5L V6 GTDI EcoBoost Engine Vacuum Pump Failure Resulting in Hard Brake Pedal and Extended Stopping Distances Oct 2014
3280-10-48 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Panoramic Sunroof Glass Panel Breakage Apr 2014
3280-08-47 2011-2013 Ford F-150 with 3.5L V6 GTDI EcoBoost Engine Unexpected Reduction in Engine Power During Hard Acceleration July 2013
3280-03-57 2009-2013 Dodge Journey
2007-2013 Dodge Avenger
2007-2013 Chrysler Sebring/Chrysler 200
Power Steering Hose Failure Jan 2013
3280-10-44 2000-2011 Forest River Fifth Wheel Travel Trailers Failure of the Chassis Frame at the Pin Box Oct 2011
3280-10-43 2000-2011 Keystone Fifth Wheel Travel Trailers Failure of the Chassis Frame at the Pin Box Oct 2011
3280-08-40 2006-2010 Ford F150 Pickup Trucks Spacing Between Brake and Accelerator Pedals Sep 2010
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