NHTSA September Vehicle Recalls – 24 MTD [US]


FlagUSUS/Washington: As of Friday, September 13, 2013, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 24 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:
Recently added recalls include products from the following manufacturers:

  • A&M Systems, Electric Door Actuators – overheating, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 5,530
  • Altec Industries, Aerial Devices – electrical shock hazard; potential number of units affected: 263
  • Altec Industries Digger Derrick models D2/3/4 and DC/DL/DM – winch bolts loosening, winch motor detachment, load failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,743
  • Bombardier Recreational Products, Can-Am Spyder RT Series and ST Series Motorcycles – brake fluid leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 5,042
  • DDT Mobility, Portable Classroom Trailer – short circuit, fire hazards – potential number of units affected: 1
  • Dutchmen Manufacturing Voltage Recreational Vehicles – fire, injury, property damage hazards; potential number of units affected: 168
  • Ford Motor Company, Ford Crown Victoria (including Crown Victoria Police Interceptors), Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car vehicles – steering impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 355,000
  • Heartland Recreational Vehicles Cyclone 3110 Fifth Wheel Travel Trailers – incorrect Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) information, tire and/or suspension failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 10
  • Honda/American Honda Motor, Pilot 2WD and 4WD Vehicles, Odyssey Vehicles – piston failure, engine stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 270
  • Indian Motorcycle Company Roadmaster, Vintage, Bomber, Classic and Dark Horse, Blackhawk Dark and Blackhawk Motorcycles – rim crack, flat tire, loss of control and vehicle crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 861
  • Kawasaki Motors Corp. Concours 14 Police Motorcycles – fuel leakage, braking impairment, electrical malfunction, stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 337
  • Manning Equipment, Ford F-350, F-450 and F-550 vehicles – excessive heat, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 37
  • Peterson Industries Excel Travel Trailers – power awning motor assembly malfunction, crash, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 28
  • Polaris Industries, Inc. Lock & Ride Accessory Passenger Backrests – backrest operation failure crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 13,728
  • Spartan Motors MM, K2, and K3 Motor Home Chassis – ABS modulator valve fracture, crash hazard; potential number of units affected: 113
  • Starcraft RV, Comet Camping Trailers – spare tire bracket detachment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 22
  • Sunset Park & RV, EZ Traveler (21LE) Travel Trailers – power awning motor assembly malfunction, crash, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 1
  • Tegol AX-3 Series, AX-4 series and TG-5 Series Outlaw Motorcycle Helmets – failure to conform to the impact attenuation, penetration, labeling and retention requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets”, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 23,210
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, Highlander Hybrid Vehicles – Intelligent Power Module (IPM) malfunction, engine stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 133,081
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, Lexus IS350 Vehicles – Variable-Valve Timing (VVT) system malfunction, engine failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 101,584
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, RAV4 and Lexus HS250h Vehicles – rear suspension arm (rear tire rod), rust, thread damage, operational failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 780,584
  • Trans/Air Manufacturing Corp Compressor Mount Kits, alternator harness pinching, engine stall, crash, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 3,427
  • Volvo Cars of N.A., S60, S80, XC60 and XC70 Vehicles, malfunctioning head lamps and/or turn signals, crash hazards. potential number of units affected: 7,767

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