REDESIGN YEARS 2007
This generation has seven recalls and one warranty extension of note:
2007 models were recalled to replace the front door checks to prevent door and/or fender paint damage (SSP73).
2007-08 models were recalled to modify the wiring harness to prevent an air bag warning light from illuminating if the cigarette jack/12v socket fuse is blown (SSP78).
2007-09 Grand Touring models were recalled because of possible wiring damage to the power-adjustable driver’s seat (5309B).
2010 models were recalled because the front seat heater may overheat and cause a fire (5810B).
2007-13 models received a warranty extension to 7-yrs/90,000 miles for the power brake unit because the brake pedal could suddenly become hard to depress and hiss during application (SSP93).
2010 models were recalled to replace the throttle body, which could go into fail safe mode and limit speeds to 20-to-25mph (MSP31).
2010-14 AWD models were recalled to replace the transfer case because of an oil leak and abnormal noises (SSP92).
2011 models were recalled to update the A/C system, because it might not provide enough cooling in temperatures above 102-degrees Fahrenheit (MSP33).
2007-08 models that suffer from a knocking noise when turning at temperatures below 5-degrees Fahrenheit may need to have the front half shaft filled with revised grease (4/8).
2007-09 models could need a modification of the exhaust manifold heat shield if the accelerator pedal vibrates around 2,000RPM (33/09), and some models may need an updated propeller shaft if there’s excessive vibration due to a torn front/rear center bearing support (6/8).
4WD models from 2007-13 might need an updated transfer case if the front tires spin and/or the 4WD/DSC light flashes when driving uphill or starting to drive forward from a stop (1/12).
2007-10 models may need updated blower motor relays if the fan stays on after the key is turned off (3/11).
2007-11 models may need updated rear brake pads if there’s a groaning noise when applying the brakes (4/11).
2009-10 models might experience an engine stall caused by an open circuit in the injector wiring harness and/or a short to the crankshaft position sensor (33/11).