NHTSA April Vehicle Recalls – 9 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: As of Friday, April 4, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted nine (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:

  • Blue Bird Body: Vision and All American School Buses – rear wheel housing to body gusset panel joint separation, failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 221, “School Bus Body Joint Strength”, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 526
  • Chrysler Group: Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles – brake booster cable corrosion, stopping distance lengthening, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 644,354
  • Contract Manufacturer dba CM Trailers: Cargo Van and Revolution Trailers – hydraulic pump failure, braking ability impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 4
  • Daimler Buses North America (DBNA): Orion VII Transit Buses equipped with certain Cummins Westport Model ISL G engines – elevated exhaust temperatures or flames, vehicle fire or burn injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 455
  • Eldorado National-California: Axess, E-Z Rider II and XHF Transit Buses equipped with certain Cummins Westport Model ISL G or ISX12 G engines – elevated exhaust temperatures or flames, vehicle fire or burn injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 561
  • The Gates Corporation: Tru-Flow Water Pumps for use in Audi A4, Audi TT, Volkswagen Beetle, Golf, Volkswagen Jetta and Volkswagen Passat Vehicles – timing belt microfracture and failure, unexpected engine shutdown, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 50
  • Great Dane Trailers: Flatbed Trailers – cargo restraint plate bracket failure, restraint plate disengagement, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,008
  • Mazda North America Operations: Mazda6 Vehicles – fuel tank cracking, fuel leakage, fire hazard; potential number of units affected: 42,000
  • Navistar: International Prostar Trucks – short axle shaft, gear failure, drive shaft disengagement, vehicle stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 124

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Recalls Direct RIN: 3322-2014
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