6 Cars Have Been Recalled In Canada — Here's Which Vehicles Are Impacted

BMW, Subaru and Ford are among the flagged car manufacturers.

Assistant Editor, MTL Blog
Cars parked in a parking lot.

Cars parked in a parking lot.


Transport Canada has shared* a recall on six more vehicle brands from manufacturers including Hyundai, BMW, Porsche, Ford and Subaru, to name a few. The recalls are due to a number of health and safety risks posed to both drivers and passengers of the affected cars.

From issues involving water leakage and faulty trunk lids to gearbox damage and issues involving the fuel tank, the federal department is urging members of the public to verify if their cars are affected by the recall and the necessary steps to take next in order to repair the problem(s).

Here's the full list of the recalled vehicles flagged by Transport Canada:


Recalled Vehicle: Porsche Panamera 2017 and 2018

Recall Reason: According to Transport Canada, water could leak into the external coolant pump on certain vehicles, which may cause a short circuit.

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Recalled Vehicle: Hydunair Sante Fe 2022

Recall Reason: "On certain plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models, a defect in the fuel tank could cause it to leak at the seam," Transport Canada said.

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BMW Motorcycles

Recalled Vehicle(s):

  • BMW R1250 GS 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023
  • BMW R1250 RT 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023

Recall Reason: "A sudden difference in speed between the engine and rear wheel may damage the gearbox input shaft or cause it to break." According to Transport Canada, if this occurred, the rear wheel could lock up while driving.

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Recalled Vehicle: Ford Mustang 2015, 2016, and 2017

Recall Reason: Opening and closing the trunk lid could cause damage to the wiring of the rearview camera on certain vehicles.

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Recalled Vehicle: Tesla Model 3 2018, 2019, and 2020

Recall Reason: "On certain vehicles, a cable in the trunk harness could become damaged over time. If this happens, the rearview camera image may not appear on the center display when backing up," per Transport Canada.

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Recalled Vehicle: Subaru Ascent 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022

Recall Reason: Transport Canada has indicated that the bolt for the ground terminal on the auxiliary heater may not have been adequately tightened, which could lead parts of the car to overheat and melt.

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*Editor's note: An earlier version of this article stated that Transport Canada initiated the recalls. In fact, private automotive companies issued the recalls. This article has been updated with the correct information.

This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.

Mike Chaar
Assistant Editor, MTL Blog
Mike Chaar is a writer by day and reality TV binge-watcher by night. When he’s not cracking down on recalls, celeb news and discovering the best of the best foodie spots across Montreal, he can be found indulging in his love for new cuisines, reading and music, with Mariah Carey being his ultimate diva.
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