NHTSA March Vehicle Recalls – 9 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: As of Thursday, March 6, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 9 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:

  • Almared dba A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems: Ford F-550 transit buses altered to operate on compressed natural gas (CNG) – CNG tank separation, fire, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 18
  • Elkhart Coach: ECII Transit Buses – electrical overheating, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 400
  • EZ Loader Adjustable Boat Trailer: Boat Trailers, sold with Carlisle Transportation CrossTrax Series Trailer Wheels – wheel cracking and separation, air pressure loss, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 50
  • Marathon Coach: Marathon Conversions Prevost XL and H3 Motorcoaches – electrical wiring melting, burning, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 450
  • Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America: FEC52, FEC72, FEC92 and FGB72 Trucks – automatic transmission fluid contamination, transmission damage, engine stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 7,819
  • Navistar: CE School Buses – transmission software malfunction, unintended acceleration, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 22
  • Navistar: IC bus 3200, IC Bus CE Buses, IC Bus HC Transit Buses, International 4300, International Workstar Commercial Trucks – transmission software malfunction, unintended acceleration, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 114
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing: Highlander vehicles – failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages”, insecure seat belt anchorage, injury hazards; potential number of units affected:  7,067
  • Trailers USA: Horse Trailers – lock malfunction hazard; potential number of units affected: 30

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Recalls Direct RIN: 3178-2014
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