Active defect investigations of vehicles, tires and child car seats

If you are having a safety-related problem with your vehicle, your tires or a child car seat, complete the defect complaint form.

List of active defect investigations

This table lists active Transport Canada defect investigations. We investigate to find out if there are actual safety-related defects within the associated group of motor vehicles, tires and child car seats.

Transport Canada file no.

Year, make, model

Potential safety-related defect

Date opened

3280-10-65

Nissan Altima
2013-2014

Failure of the left or right rear lower suspension link due to corrosion 2019-08

3280-04-77

Cadillac Escalade
2015-2017

Chevrolet Silverado LD
2014-2017

Chevrolet Suburban
2015-2017

Chevrolet Tahoe
2015-2017

GMC Sierra LD
2014-2017

GMC Yukon
2015-2017

Vacuum pump failure resulting in hard brake pedal and extended stopping distances 2019-06

3280-10-63

Ford F-150 with remote tailgate release feature
2015-2018

Unintended tailgate opening

2019-04

3280-10-62

Mitsubishi Lancer
2008-2010
2011-2017

Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
2008-2010
2011-2017

Mitsubishi Lancer EVO
2008-2015

Mitsubishi Outlander with a 4-cylinder engine
2008-2013

Mitsubishi RVR
2011-……

Front subframe failure due to corrosion

2019-04

3280-40-11

Evenflo Symphony car seats
2011-2018

Evenflo Triumph car seats
2012-2018

Evenflo SafeMax car seats
2016-2018

Frayed harness straps

2019-04

3280-04-73

Ford Escape
2017

Intermittent brake booster vacuum leak resulting in hard brake pedal and extended stopping distances

2019-01

3280-37-02

Remoulded Tires Manufactured by Techno Pneu (Moldex)

Failures of Ecolo MZ1 Tires

2018-07

3280-09-25

Ram 1500
2013-2017

Dodge Durango
2014-2016

Inadvertent Vehicle Rollaway from a Parked Position in Vehicles Equipped with an Electronic Rotary Gear Selector

2017-08

3280-09-24

Ford Fiesta
2011-2016

Ford Focus
2012-2016

Loss of Propulsion in Vehicles Equipped with the DPS6, Dual-Clutch PowerShift Six-Speed Automatic Transmission

2016-11

3280-38-10

Hyundai Elantra
2009

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

2016-07

3280-03-63

Ford F-150
2011-2014

Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist

2015-11

3280-03-58

Ford Fusion
2010-2012

Lincoln MKZ
2010-2012

Loss of Power Steering Assist

2014-12

Date modified: