NHTSA July Vehicle Recall – 22 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: US-DOT logo/NHTSA logoAs of Friday, July 4, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 22 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related 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, products and accessories from the following manufacturers:

  • Agility Fuel Systems: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Tank Rail Mount Systems manufactured from September 2010 through to January 2013 – CNG tank rotation or movement, damage to fuel and vent lines, fuel leak, vehicle stall, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 440
  • Agility Fuel Systems: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel Tank Systems manufactured from September 2010 through to January 2013 – manual tank shutoff valve malfunction, fuel flow blockage, no safe way to depressurize fuel system and service the subject valve when  stuck in the closed position, injury, fuel leak, fire, tank over-pressurization hazards; potential number of units affected: 263
  • Altec Industries: 2009-2012 AH75, AH85 and AH100 Aerial Devices manufactured from October 2009 to December 2012 – electricity conductivity through the boom, electrocution, boom joint failure, impact or crush injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 120
  • Ameritrail: 2011 Ranch King GN24-21E, GN36-25D42, GN40-21D42 and MFDD36-242 Trailers equipped with certain Carlisle Hydrastar and Hydrastar XL Trailer Brake Actuators – hydraulic pump failure, braking malfunction, loss of trailer control, crash, serious injury, property damage hazards; potential number of units affected: 5
  • Blue Bird Body: 2012-2015 All American School Buses manufactured from August 20, 2011 to May 21, 2014 – steering shaft malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,539
  • Blue Bird Body: 2012-2015 All American Transit Buses manufactured from September 1, 2011 to May 16, 2014 – steering shaft malfunction, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 444
  • Blue Bird Body: 2012-2013 Vision School Buses manufactured from January 10, 2012 to April 24, 2013 and equipped with a Roush CleanTech LLC Propane Fuel System – propane fuel leak, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 388
  • Champion Bus: 2014 Defender Shuttle Buses built on Freightliner M2 Chassis and equipped with Eaton-brand hybrid automated transmissions – transmission software malfunction, unintended vehicle acceleration, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2
  • Champion Bus: 2014 Defender Shuttle Buses built on Freightliner M2 Chassis 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: 25
  • Graco Children’s Products: Rear-Facing Child Restraints including SnugRide, SnugRide Classic Connect (including Classic Connect 30 and 35), SnugRide 30, SnugRide 35, SnugRide Click Connect 40 and Aprica A30 models – 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: 1,910,102
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America: 2013 Jaguar XJ Vehicles manufactured May 21, 2012, through July 10, 2012 – generic software calibration installed on the vehicles’ Restraints Control Module (RCM) may not meet the specification for proper operation of the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection”, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 70
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America: 2013-2014 XF vehicles manufactured October 18, 2012, through February 25, 2014 – brake pipe wear through, brake fluid leakage, braking impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 68
  • Lotus Cars USA: 2008-2011 Elise and Exige Vehicles manufactured from November 2007 to July 2011, and 2011 Evora Vehicles manufactured September 2010 through September 2011 – oil cooler hose detachment; oil hose spray on tires or in engine compartment, fire, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 860
  • Micro Bird: 2011-2013 Micro Bird G5 School Buses manufactured from September 20, 2010 to  June 13, 2013 and equipped with a Roush CleanTech LLC Propane Fuel System – propane fuel leak, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 39
  • Mitsubishi Motors North America: 2014 Lancer Evolution Vehicles manufactured January 31, 2014 through February 21, 2014, and 2014 Lancer Ralliart Vehicles manufactured February 3, 2014, through February 14, 2014 – hole in the power steering tube from abrasion and rust, steering fluid leakage, steering malfunction, fire, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 146
  • Mobility Specialists: 2007-2008 Ford E-150 Vans equipped with Braun NCL-2, and NVL-2 wheel Chair Lifts – bending or misalignment of roll stop latches on the outer barrier of the lifts, wheelchair occupant fall, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 56
  • NABI Bus: 2012 31LFW City Transit Buses manufactured from April 27, 2012 to December 16, 2012 – steering column support bracket weld failure, steering column detachment, steering failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 39
  • PACCAR: 2010-2015 Peterbilt 579, 388, 384, 367, 365, 348 and 337 Trucks manufactured October 30, 2009, through May 21, 2014 – side air bag disabling with no warning lamp indicator, failure of side air bag non-deployment in the event of a crash, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,705
  • Starcraft RV: 2014 Autumn Ridge, AR-ONE and Travel Star Exp Trailers manufactured from February 13, 2014 through to February 24, 2014 – brittle frame spring hangers susceptible to fracture, loss of trailer control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 49
  • Subaru of America: 2005-2009 Outback and Legacy, 2008-2011 Impreza and 2008-2014 Impreza WRX/STI, and 2009-2013 Forester Vehicles, currently, or formerly, 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 – salt water corrosion of the brake lines, brake fluid leakage, braking impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 660,238
  • Terex South Dakota: 2006-2014 TLM series models manufactured from December 2006 through February 2014 installed on Ford F550 vehicles: frame crack, frame failure, loss of vehicle control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 42
  • Van Hool: 2014-2015 TX40 Motorcoaches manufactured from January 2014 to June 2014 and TX45 Motorcoaches manufactured from September 2013 to June 2014 – failure to secure driver seat belt assembly, failure to restrain driver in the event of a crash, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages”, injury in the event of a crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 90

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