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

3280-10-68

Land Rover Range Rover Sport
2010-2011

Detachment of the rear spoiler upper cover, which may create a hazard for other road users or bystanders

2020-05

3280-08-71

Hyundai Santa Fe
2012

Hyundai Sonata HEV
2011-2014

Hyundai Tucson
2010-2013

Kia Forte
2010-2013

Kia Optima HEV
2011-2012

Kia Rondo
2010-2012

Kia Sorento
2011

Kia Sportage
2011-2013

Note: Vehicles equipped with 2.4L « Theta-II MPI » engine

Engine failure resulting in loss of propulsion and/or vehicle fire

2020-02

3280-08-70

Hyundai Elantra and Elantra GT
2014-2016

Hyundai Sonata HEV
2017

Hyundai Tucson
2014-2017

Kia Forte
2014-2018

Kia Rondo
2014-2015

Kia Soul
2010-2016

Note: Vehicles equipped with a 2.0L "Nu" engine

Engine failure resulting in loss of propulsion and/or vehicle fire

2020-02

3280-11-38

Kia Sorento
2007-2019

Trailer lighting module fire

2019-11

3280-10-65

Nissan Altima
2013-2014

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

2019-08

3280-40-11

Evenflo Symphony car seats
2011-2018

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

3280-09-25

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

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