NHTSA February Vehicle Recalls – 22 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: As of Thursday, February 20, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 22 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:

  • Aston Martin Lagonda of North America: DB9 and V8 Vantage, DBS, Rapide, Rapide S, V12 Vantage, V8 Vantage S and Virage Vehicles – accelerator pedal fracture, speed impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 5,001
  • B&W Custom Truck Beds Tow & Stow Adjustable Ball Mounts – ball mount fracture, trailer separation, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 31,581
  • Chrysler Group: Ram ProMaster Vehicles – accelerator pedal malfunction, uncontrolled acceleration, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 7,935
  • EverGreen Recreational Vehicles: Ever-Lite, Ever-Lite Select, i-Go and Ascend Travel Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 399
  • General Motors: Chevrolet Cobalt and 2007 Pontiac G5 vehicles – ignition switch malfunction, sudden engine turn off, air bag deployment failure, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 619,122
  • Graco Children’s Products: Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride with Safety Surround, My Ride 70, Size 4 Me 70, Smartseat, Nautilus, Nautilus Elite and Argos 70 Toddler and Booster Child Restraints – buckle release button malfunction, inability to release child during an emergency exit, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 3,773,379
  • Kia Motors Corporation: Kia Sportage Vehicles – incorrect tire pressure information, failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 110, “Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars”, premature tire wear, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 11,961
  • Nu Wa Industries: Hitchhiker LS, Discover America and Champagne Edition Fifth Wheel Recreational Trailers – lock malfunction, vehicle exit impairment, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 264
  • PACCAR Incorporated: Kenworth T660, T680 Chassis Trucks – parking brake malfunction, unintended roll-away, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 86
  • PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR): Kenworth T660, T680, T700,T800, T880, W900, T440, T470, T370, T270, T170, C500 and C550 chassis and Peterbilt 320, 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, 386, 388, 389 and 587 chassis – seat belt buckle malfunction, exit impairment, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 10,414
  • PACCAR Incorporated: Kenworth T370 Chassis Trucks – software malfunction, unintended acceleration, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 22
  • PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR): Kenworth T680 Chassis and Peterbilt 567 and 579 Chassis – seat belt buckle malfunction, emergency exit impairment, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 11,056
  • PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR): Peterbilt 587 Vehicles – door pull malfunction, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 827
  • Spartan Motors: MM Motorhome Chassis – front suspension malfunction, broken sway bar end links, sway, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 452
  • Starcraft Bus: Allstar XL, Ultrastar, Allstar, Starlite, Starquest, Xpress, Prodigy, Quest and Allstar MVP Transit Buses built on Ford Cutaway Chassis – charging system failure, vehicle stall, alternator harness electrical short circuit, fire, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,954
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing: Prius Vehicles – Intelligent Power Module (IPM) malfunction, false entry into fail-safe/limp-home mode, vehicle stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 700,000
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing: Toyota Rav4, Toyota Tacoma and Lexus RX350 Vehicles – brake actuator malfunction, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control System failures, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 261,114
  • Trails West Manufacturing of Idaho: RPM Bumper Pull Recreational Trailers – plastic furnace intake fan melt, overheating furnace, engine part melting and overheating, trailer fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 247
  • Turtle Top: Limo Coach, Odyssey and Van Terra, Odyssey LT, Odyssey XL MPV, Odyssey XL, Odyssey MPV and Van Terra MPV Transit Buses – alternator harness pinching, charging system failure, vehicle stall hazard; potential number of units affected: 453
  • Winnebago of Indiana: Sunnybrook Bristol Bay, Brookside, Edgewater, Harmony, Raven, Remington, Sunset Creek and Titan as well as Winnebago Lite Five, One; Ultralite and Minnie Trailers and Fifth Wheels – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 5,839

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Recalls Direct RIN: 3138-2014
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