NHTSA October Vehicle Recalls – 37 MTD [US]


FlagUSUS/Washington: As of Wednesday, October 30, 2013, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 37 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 vehicles and products from the following manufacturers:

  • Adventurer LP Truck Campers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 967
  • Arising Industries Cargo Trailers – lock malfunction; potential number of units affected: 228
  • Augusta RV FLEX Recreational Vehicles – lock malfunction; potential number of units affected: 189
  • Bentley Motors Continental GT, GTC and Flying Spur Vehicles – reduction of braking ability, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 469
  • Bloomer Trailers Recreational Trailers – lock malfunction; potential number of units affected: 154
  • Chalet RV Aspen, Alpine, Arrowhead and XL A-frame Travel Trailers and Truck Campers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 3,500
  • Circle D Corporation BHST, GNST, and GNMPT Horse and Multipurpose Trailers with Tack Compartments – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 400
  • Coose Trailer Manufacturing Travel Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 17
  • Cowtown Sleepers & Pick-up Tops Truck Sleepers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 106
  • Craftsmen Industries Custom Vehicles – lock malfunction; potential number of units affected: 79
  • Daimler Trucks North America Thomas Built Minotour DRW School Buses – floor joint failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 32
  • Ford Motor Company Focus Electric Vehicles and 2013 C-Max Vehicles equipped with the Intelligent Access Push Button Start Systems – door chime malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 23,000
  • General Motors Chevrolet Cruze Vehicles with MF3/MR5 manual transmissions – drive shaft fracture, power loss, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 3,161
  • Hart Trailer Medallion, Ultimate, and Cargo Gooseneck and Bumper Hitch Horse Trailers – lock malfunction; potential number of units affected: 189
  • Horton Vans Cargo Trailers – lock malfunction; potential number of units affected: 2,237
  • Lion Bus 360 School Bus –  these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 222, “School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection”; potential number of units affected: 1
  • Mitsubishi Motors North America Lancer Evolution Vehicles – clutch master cylinder failure, crash hazard; potential number of units affected: 10,474
  • Navistar International LoneStar, ProStar and TranStar Trucks – 5th wheel jaw connection failure, unexpectedly trailer release, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 16,107
  • New Flyer D40I Transit Buses – insulation conductivity, melting, burning, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 57
  • Newmar Corporation Essex and King Aire Motor Homes – air pressure gauge malfunction, crash hazards. These vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, No. 121, “Air Brake Systems”; potential number of units affected: 31
  • Nissan North America Pathfinder, Infiniti JX35 and Infiniti QX60 Vehicles – ABS malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 151,695
  • Nissan North America Titan and Armada Vehicles – brake impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 3,247
  • Pierce Manufacturing Arrow XT and Velocity Emergency Vehicles – parking brake malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 22
  • Pleasant Valley Teardrop Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 16
  • PROLine Products LLC Travel Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 1,102
  • Spartan Motors Motorhomes with Cummins ISC engines – excessive radiator cooling fan spin, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 125
  • Spartan Motors Transit Bus Chassis Cab Buses – lower control arm fracture hazard; potential number of units affected: 75
  • Suzuki Motor of America GSX-R600, GSX-R750 and GSX-R1000 Motorcycles – braking malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 210,228
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing Avalon, Avalon HV, Venza, Camry and Camry HV vehicles –  air conditioning condenser malfunction, air bag deployment malfunction, crash, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 802,769
  • Vactor Manufacturing Ramjet Vehicles equipped with Allison Transmissions – transmission gear failure, crash, injury hazards – potential number of units affected: 30
  • Volkswagen of America Audi A8 and S8 Vehicles equipped with a standard sunroof – sunroof glass panel shatter hazard; potential number of units affected: 1,120
  • Volkswagen of America Audi S6 and S7 Vehicles equipped with 4.0L engines – fuel line leakage hazard; potential number of units affected: 3,594

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Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2673
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