NHTSA June Vehicle Recalls – 33 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: US-DOT logo/NHTSA logoAs of Friday, June 20, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 33 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
  • Blue Bird Body: All American Rear Engine Non-School Buses – heater hose rupture, hot coolant leak into the passenger compartment, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,935
  • Blue Bird Body: All American Rear Engine Non-School Buses – heater hose rupture, hot coolant leak into the passenger compartment, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 587
  • 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
  • Double Camel, in cooperation with Lionshead Specialty Tire & Wheel: Vail Sport ST LH 99 Tubeless Trailer Tires, size 225/75D15 – missing load range letter designations, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 119, “New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars”, vehicle overload, blow out, crash hazards; potential number of units affected:  4,000
  • 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
  • General Motors: Buick LaCrosse Vehicles – wiring splice in the driver’s door corrosion and/or breakage, audible chime to notify the driver if the door is opened while the key is in the ignition failure, Retained Accessory Power (“RAP”) module may remain active for ten minutes after the key is removed allowing operation of the passenger windows, rear windows and sunroof, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 114, “Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention” and 118, “Power-Operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel Systems”, vehicle rollaway, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 14,765
  • General Motors: Buick Encore and Chevrolet Spark Vehicles – improper weld on the passenger side front air bag inflator, failure of air bag to deploy in the event of a crash, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 61
  • General Motors: Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Sonic and Chevrolet Camaro Vehicles – driver side frontal air bag electrical short, air bag deployment failure, injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 31,520
  • General Motors: Chevrolet Corvette Vehicles – Sensing and Diagnostic Module (“SDM”) short circuit, air bag and seat belt pretensioner deactivation, failure of air bag to deploy and the seat belt pretensioners to activate in the event of a crash, occupant injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 33
  • General Motors: Chevrolet Sonic Vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission and 1.8L four cylinder engine – transmission turbine shaft fracture, transmission shift malfunction, speed malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 21,567
  • General Motors: Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra; and Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Vehicles equipped with a base radio and an internal amplifier – radio failure, no audible chime to notify the driver if the door is opened with the key in the ignition or no audible seat belt warning indicating the seat belts were not buckled, failure to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 114, “Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention,” and 208, “Occupant Crash Protection”, vehicle rollaway, failure to buckle seat belt buckle warning failure, injury in the event of a crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 57,512
  • 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
  • Kia Motors: Cadenza Vehicles equipped with 19″ Non-Chrome Aluminum Wheels – impact-related wheel fracture, rim separation, loss of tire pressure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected:  3,107
  • Mazda: Tribute Vehicles – steering torque sensor malfunction, Electric Power Steering (EPS) assist failure, difficulty in steering vehicle at low speeds, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 33,000
  • 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
  • SAF-Holland: CXB Trailer Suspension Air Ride Axle Systems – pivot bolt failure, separation of suspension and attached axle from the trailer, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 11,259
  • Stoughton Trailers: AVW, AVXW, ZGPVW and AHV Trailers equipped with certain SAF-Holland-brand CXB Trailer Suspension Air Ride Axle Systems – pivot bolt failure, separation of suspension and attached axle from the trailer, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 553
  • 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

___________________________________________________________

Recalls Direct RIN: 3685-2014
About the Recalls Direct service: http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site: http://www.LivingSafely.org/
E. & O. E.

☞ Want to e-mail or share this recall? Simply use the “Share this” options below.
☞ Is this recall relevant to you? Click on the “Like this” button below.

 

%d bloggers like this: