NHTSA June Vehicle Recalls – 21 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: US-DOT logo/NHTSA logoAs of Tuesday, June 17, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 21 vehicle, tire or other product 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:

  • American Honda Motor: Honda Fit Vehicles equipped with a manual transmissions – passenger side driveshaft breakage, loss of vehicle power, unattended roll from parked position, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,038
  • Coach and Equipment: Metro Lite Transit Buses and Phoenix Transit Buses equipped with certain Ricon S-series and K-series Wheelchair Lifts with an optional Armored Pendant Cable – failure of armored cable to clear wheel chair lift, contact with the power lug, electrical short circuit, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 37
  • Chrysler Group: Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Jeep Cherokee Vehicles – adaptive cruise control malfunction, unintended acceleration, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 6,120
  • Chrysler Group: Fiat 500e Battery Electric Vehicles (“BEV”) Vehicles – coolant leakage into high voltage circuitry, short circuit, loss of propulsion while driving, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 4,141
  • Chrysler Group: Ram ProMaster Vehicles – water intrusion, circuit corrosion, air bag malfunction, failure of stop lamps, turn signals, backup lights and/or door locks, crash, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 17,726
  • Federal Coach: Spirit and Premier Transit Buses equipped with A&M Systems-brand Door Actuators – voltage spikes may damage electrical components and circuits, actuator malfunction, overheating components, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 30
  • Ford Motor: Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner Vehicles – steering torque sensor malfunction, Electric Power Steering (“EPS”) assist removal, steering malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 740,878
  • Ford Motor: Ford Explorer Vehicles – intermittent connection in the electric power steering gear, loss of motor position sensor signal, power steering assist shut down, steering malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 179,027
  • Ford Motor: Taurus Vehicles sold in, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia – electro-chemical reaction and corrosion of license plate lamp assembly as a result of water intrusion, electrical short circuit, fire; potential number of units affected: 183,425
  • Harley-Davidson: Accessory Chrome Hand Control Lever Kits for Harley Davidson XL Sportster Motorcycles – excess of chrome plating on the brake lever, prevention of full return of the front brake master cylinder piston, front wheel lock up, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 209
  • HME: Ferrara Intruder Ember Cab and Chassis Emergency Vehicles equipped with IMMI-brand L9 Seat Belt Buckles – seat belt malfunction, unlatching difficulty, failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, emergency egress hinderance, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 1
  • Keystone RV: Dutchmen Infinity Fifth Wheel Trailers – interior step fracture, driver and/or passenger fall, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 101
  • Mobility Works/WMK Inc: Mobility-modified Ford E-150 and E-250 Transit Buses equipped with certain Ricon S-series and K-series Wheelchair Lifts with an optional Armored Pendant Cable – failure of armored cable to clear wheel chair lift, contact with the power lug, electrical short circuit, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 14
  • Nissan North America: Infiniti QX60, Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Rogue Vehicles – failure to properly tighten wheel lug nuts, lug nut detachment, wheel separation, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 334
  • Thermo King: Precedent C-600, S-600, S-600M and S-700 Refrigeration Units – unit wall breakage, vehicle disengagement, road debris, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 9,513
  • Toyota: Highlander and Highlander Hybrid Vehicles – improper software installed in the Air Bag Electronic Control Unit (“ECU”) failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection”, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 50,000
  • Toyota: Lexus GS 350 Vehicles – brake pedal pressure sensor failure, unintended vehicle braking, vehicle braking without illumination of brake lights, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 10,462
  • Toyota: Toyota Sequoia, Lexus SC, Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Tundra, Pontiac Vibe Vehicles –  passenger side frontal air bag inflator malfunction, air bag rupture, metal fragment impact with occupants, serious injury during air bag deployment hazards; potential number of units affected: 844,277
  • Trans Tech Bus: SC139DSFP500 School Buses equipped with certain Ricon S-series and K-series Wheelchair Lifts with an optional Armored Pendant Cable – failure of armored cable to clear wheel chair lift, contact with the power lug, electrical short circuit, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 6
  • Turtle Top: Odyssey and Van Terra Transit Buses equipped with certain Ricon S-series and K-series Wheelchair Lifts with an optional Armored Pendant Cable – failure of armored cable to clear wheel chair lift, contact with the power lug, electrical short circuit, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 18
  • WMK Inc. dba Mobility Works: Mobility-modified Ford E-150, and E-250 Transit Buses equipped with certain Ricon S series and K series Wheelchair Lifts with an optional Armored Pendant Cable – failure of armored cable to clear wheel chair lift, contact with the power lug, electrical short circuit, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 14

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Recalls Direct RIN: 3669-2014
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