NHTSA December Vehicle Recalls – 84 MTD [US]


FlagUSUS/Washington: As of Tuesday, December 31, 2013, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 84 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bbUS Department of Transportation logo

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

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

  • Airtex Products E8598M, E8518M, E8600M, E8596M and E8597M Fuel Pumps – fuel leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 397
  • Altec Industries WC126/166 and WC126A/166A Wood Chippers – axle bracket breakage, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 682
  • ATI Performance Products Powerglide Automatic Transmissions used in 2013 COPO Chevrolet Camaros – transmission malfunction, gear slippage, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 52
  • Blue Bird Body All American and Conventional School Buses – suspension bolt failure, steering impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,747
  • Blue Bird Body All American and Conventional Vision Non-School Buses – suspension bolt failure, steering impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 87
  • Blue Bird Body All American and Vision non-School Buses – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 146
  • Blue Bird Body All American and Vision School Buses – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 802
  • BMW of North America F 800 S and F 800 ST Motorcycles – bearing and axle wear, loss of vehicle control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,608
  • BMW of North America K1600 GT and K1600 GTL Motorcycles – incorrect throttle valve control signal, engine speed malfunction, reduced engine speed, engine stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,475
  • Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations – sidewall bulge, tire failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 36
  • Carlisle Transportation Products (“CTP”) Black Rock CrossTrax Series five lug and six lug Trailer Wheels – cracking, separation, sudden air pressure loss, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,287
  • Carry-On Enclosed Cargo Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 1,315
  • Chrysler Group Chrysler 300 AWD, Dodge Charger AWD and Dodge Ram 1500 4X4 Vehicles – transmission output shaft fracture, power loss, gear slippage, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 4,194
  • Chrysler Group Dodge Dart Vehicles – front seat mounted side airbag malfunction; potential number of units affected: 374
  • Chrysler Group Dodge Avenger, Chrysler 200, Jeep Compass and Patriot Vehicles – engine oil pressure loss, engine stall, engine failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 522
  • Covered Wagon Trailers Cargo Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 288
  • Daimler Trucks North America Freightliner Cascadia Vehicles – rear wheel vehicle separation, crash; hazards potential number of units affected: 82
  • Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, 122SD, Coronado, Argosy, Cascadia, M2 Business Class as well as Western Star 4700, 4900, and 6900 Vehicles – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 26,310
  • Daimler Trucks North America Saf-T-Liner C2 School Buses – seat belt anchorage failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 73
  • Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner HDX and Minotour School Buses – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 145
  • Daimler Trucks North America Thomas Built Minotour SRW School Buses – fifth row seat barrier installation failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 6
  • Daimler Trucks North America Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner HDX and Saf-T-Liner EFX School Buses – seat mount failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 325
  • Daimler Trucks North America Sterling Bullet Trucks – tie rod assembly failure, loss of steering control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,564
  • E-One Typhoon and Cyclone II Fire Fighting Vehicles – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 10
  • Exiss/Sooner HLG Exiss and Sooner Travel Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 3,558
  • Fleetwood RV American Eagle, American Heritage, American Revolution, American Tradition, Bounder, Bounder Classic, Discovery, Excursion, Expedition, Providence, South Wind, Storm, Terra, Terra SE, Jamboree Searcher, Jamboree Sport, Tioga Montara and Tioga Ranger Recreational Vehicles equipped with IMMI-brand L9 Seat Belt Assemblies; potential number of units affected: 774
  • Ford Motor Company Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Vehicles – unintended shifting out of Park gear, roll, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 7,153
  • Forest River Cherokee, Flagstaff, Rockwood, Salem and Surveyor SVT303 Travel Trailers – tire overinflation, tire failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 725
  • Harley-Davidson Motor Company FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHTKSE and FLHRSE  Motorcycles – incorrect clutch release plate, clutch disengagement malfunction, stopping impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 19,597
  • Harley-Davidson Motor Company FLHTCUTG, FXSBE and FLSTNSE Motorcycles – incorrect clutch release plate, clutch disengagement malfunction, stopping impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,886
  • Haulmark Industries Travel Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 46,375
  • HL Enterprise Hy-Line, Bridgeview, Georgian Bay and Harbor View Travel, Fifth-Wheel and Destination Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 716
  • Jayco Jay Series Pop-Up Camping Trailers – roof lifter system failure, roof collapse, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 91
  • Jayco Starcraft and Entegra Towable Travel, Fifth Wheel and Camping Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 226,560
  • Jet Company 38-, 40- and 42-foot Aluminum Grain Trailers – structural failure, loss of control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 400
  • Mack Trucks CXU and MRU Trucks – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 39
  • Maserati North America Quattroporte GTS V8 Vehicles – fire, stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 63
  • McLaren Automotive MP4 12-C Spider and Coupe Vehicles – wiper motor malfunction, decreased visibility, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 376
  • Mercedes-Benz USA SL63, SL550 and SL65 Vehicles – occupant airbag malfunction; potential number of units affected: 130
  • Mercedes-Benz USA S550 Vehicles – seat belt anchor malfunction, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 290
  • Michelin North America LTX M/S Tires – tread separation, rapid air loss, loss of vehicle control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,200,000
  • Mirage Enterprises Cargo Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 268
  • Navistar International IC Bus AE, BE and RE and IC Bus CE School Buses – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,357
  • Navistar International IC Bus CE and IC Bus RE Transit Buses – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 39
  • Navistar International ProStar Sleeper Cab Vehicles – fuel tank puncture, vehicle crash, property damage, personal injury, death hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,622
  • Nissan North America Infiniti Q50 Vehicles – steering systems impairment, loss of steering, crash hazard; potential number of units affected: 23
  • Nissan North America NV200 Vehicles – incorrect steering column reassembly, loss of steering, crash hazard; potential number of units affected: 7
  • North American Bus Industries (dba “NABI Bus”) 40LFW and 31LFW Transit Buses – lug nut loosening, wheel detachment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 157
  • Nova Bus LFS and LFS HEV Transit Buses – melting, burning, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 264
  • PACCAR Kenworth T170, T270, T370, T440, T470, T660, T680, T700, T880 and W900 Trucks – exterior lighting disengagement, visibility hazards; potential number of units affected: 5,087
  • PACCAR Kenworth T800, W900 Trucks – brake impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 18
  • PACCAR Peterbilt 379, 357, 378, 367, 388, 365, 389, 385 and 386 Trucks – missing label certification information, axle overload, incorrect tire installation and/or inflation pressure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 565
  • Pierce Manufacturing Enforcer Emergency Vehicles as well as Arrow XT, Dash and Lance Vehicles – cab tilt cylinder pivot failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 3,115
  • Pierce Manufacturing Enforcer Emergency Vehicles as well as Arrow XT, Saber, Velocity, Impel, Quantum and Commercial Vehicles – trailer turn signal malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 349
  • Prevost Cars H3-45 Coach Buses – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 7
  • Prevost Cars X3-45 Entertainer Coach Buses – electrical short circuit, vehicle fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 142
  • PROLine Products Travel Trailers – short circuit, wiring melting, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 34
  • Seats Incorporated Seats equipped with IMMI-brand L9 end-release Seat Belt Buckles – seat belt release malfunction, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 11
  • Setra of North America S407 CC, S417 and S417 TC Coaches equipped with Sure Power battery Equalizers or DC-DC Converters – melting, burning, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 457
  • SK Innovation Econix DPF-A Diesel Particulate Filters – filter melting, filter failure, burning exhaust particulate, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 327
  • Space Craft Fifth Wheel and Travel Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 9
  • Spartan Motors MetroStar, 2009 Gladiator and 2013 Gladiator Emergency Response Vehicles – seat belt release malfunction, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 3
  • Starcraft RV Starcraft RT and Comet Pop-Up Camping Trailers – roof lifter system failure, roof collapse, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 57
  • Sutphen SPH 100, SP 110, SPI 112 and SAI 110 Fire Apparatus – extend/retract system failure, unexpectedly aerial retraction, injury hazard; potential number of units affected: 156
  • Suzuki Motor of America SX4 Vehicles – engine bolt detachment, engine stall, crash hazard;  potential number of units affected: 142
  • Terex Advance FD3000, FD4000, FD4000B, FD5000GL, FD6000B, 4 Axle Glider, 5 Axle Glider, 6 Axle Glider, and 7 Axle Glider Front Discharge Concrete Trucks – U-bolt separation, loss of operator control, crash hazards;  potential number of units affected: 209
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Tacoma Vehicles – valve spring breakage, engine failure, engine stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 3,795
  • Trailex CTE-80180, CTE-80210 HD and CTE-84180 Enclosed Car Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 215
  • Triumph Motorcycles America Trophy SE Motorcycles – center mount fracture, fall over, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 416
  • Volkswagen of America Tiguan Vehicles – fuse holder melting, loss of exterior lighting, lowered vehicle visibility, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 62,155
  • Volvo Bus Corporation 9700 Motor Coaches – insufficient number of emergency exits, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 10
  • Volvo Cars of North America S60 Vehicles – low oil pressure warning malfunction, stall hazard, crash hazard; potential number of units affected: 30,929
  • Volvo Trucks North America VAH, VHD, VNL and VNM Trucks – seat belt buckle release failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 5,486
  • Wells Industries Cargo Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 512

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