NHTSA June Vehicle Recalls – 59 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: US-DOT logo/NHTSA logoAs of Monday, June 30, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 59 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: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Element, Pilot, Acura MDX, Odyssey, Acura RL Vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • American Honda Motor: Accord (4-cylinder), Accord (V6), Civic, CR-V, Element, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Acura MDX, TL/CL Vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • American Honda Motor: Civic, CR-V and Odyssey, Accord, Element, Pilot, and Acura MDX Vehicles and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • 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
  • BMW of North America: 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi, 325Ci and 330Ci Vehicles currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the US Virgin Islands and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • BMW of North America: C 600 Sport Maxi-Scooters and C 650 GT Maxi-Scooter Motorcycles – camshaft chain tensioner malfunction, engine stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,360
  • BMW of North America: RT Motorcycles with a Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (“ESA”) rear shock absorber – rear shock absorber piston rod breakage, causing loss of stability, vehicle crash hazard; potential number of units affected: 950
  • Champion Bus: Challenger 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: 29
  • 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
  • Chrysler Group: Vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the US Virgin Islands and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • 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
  • 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
  • ElDorado National-Kansas: Aerotech 240 Vehicles 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: 28
  • Elgin Sweeper Company: Pelican Street Sweepers equipped with IMMI-brand L9 Seat Belt Buckles: seat belt buckle latch malfunction, failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, hindered egress from vehicle in the event of an emergency hazards; potential number of units affected: 35
  • 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: Ford F-150 Trucks and equipped with Electronic Power Assist Steering (“EPAS”) – incorrectly installed EPAS gear motor position sensor magnet, total loss of steering control while driving, risk of a vehicle crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 4,629
  • Ford Motor: Ford Mustang, GT and 2004 Ranger Vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the US Virgin Islands and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • Ford Motor: Ford 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, Buick Lucerne, Cadillac DeVille, Cadillac DTS, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet Monte Carlo Vehicles – weight on the key ring (other than a single ignition key), rough road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine. This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. This affects the following models of certain model year 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne, 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille, 2006-2011 Cadillac DTS, 2006-2014 Chevrolet Impala, and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. If the key is not in the “run” position, air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, a key knocked out of the run position could cause loss of engine power, power steering and power braking, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. GM will notify owners, and dealers will install two 13mm key rings and key insert into the vehicle’s ignition keys, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), and 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). GM’s number for this recall is 14299; potential number of units affected: 3,141,731
  • 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 Camaro Vehicles – accidental disengagement of key from ignition key, engine turn off, failure of air bags to deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, loss of engine power, power steering and power braking, vehicle crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 464,712
  • 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 Cruze Vehicles – driver’s front air bag inflator rupture, air bag inflation failure, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 29,019
  • 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
  • Lodal: Evo Garbage Trucks equipped with certain Cummins Westport Model ISL G Engines – improper operation of intake manifold pressure sensor, elevated exhaust temperatures and/or flames from the exhaust pipe, vehicle fire, burn injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 34
  • Mazda: Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, MPV and RX-8 Vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • 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
  • Motor Coach Industries (MCI): 102DL3, D4505 Motor Coaches – driveshaft containment malfunction, contact with the trailing axle tie rod and components of the trailing axle locking system, possible unlocking of the trailing axle steering and caster locking mechanisms, loss of steering control of the vehicle, increased the risk of vehicle crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 325
  • 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
  • Nissan North America: Nissan LEAF Vehicles – motor control circuit board malfunction, inverter failure, engine shut down, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • Nissan North America: certain vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in, Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the US Virgin Islands and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • Pierce Manufacturing: Arrow XT, Dash CF, Impel and Velocity Vehicles equipped with IMMI-brand L9 Seat Belt Buckles – seat belt latch plate malfunction, seat belt buckling difficulty, failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, vehicle egress hinderance, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 150
  • 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
  • Seagrave Fire Apparatus: TB30CS, TT06CX, XVOICS, TVOHCX and TB50CO Emergency Vehicles equipped with IMMI-brand L9 Seat Belt Buckles: seat belt buckle latch malfunction, failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, hindered egress from vehicle in the event of an emergency hazards; potential number of units affected: 13
  • 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
  • Supreme Corp: Senator, Senator II, Trolley, President, Heavy Duty and Activity Transit Buses and Trolleys 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: 116
  • 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
  • Thor Industries: Outlaw 29H Motorcoaches – generator exhaust routed too close to the onboard propane storage tank without the necessary heat shielding, generator exhaust ends underneath a slide-out room, heating of propane tank, fire and asphyxiation hazards; potential number of units affected: 34
  • 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 Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra, Lexus SC430 and Pontiac Vibe Vehicles currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators and equipped with Takata-brand Air Bag Inflators – frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment strike to vehicle occupants, passenger injury, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: unknown
  • 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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