NHTSA July Vehicle Recalls – 62 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: US-DOT logo/NHTSA logoAs of Friday, July 25, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 62 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
  • Allied Recreation Group: 2013/2014 American Coach-brand American Eagle and American Revolution and some 2013 American Tradition Motor Homes equipped with certain Villa ISS Powered Driver and Passenger GSK Seats – incorrect seat belt attachment, seat belt damage, failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 57
  • Allied Recreation Group: 2015 American Coach-brand American Eagle, American Tradition and American Revolution Motor Homes equipped with certain Villa ISS Powered Driver and Passenger GSK Seats – incorrect seat belt attachment, seat belt damage, failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 14
  • 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
  • American Honda Motor: 2013 Acura ILX Vehicles manufactured from January 16, 2012 to March 1, 2013, ILX Hybrid vehicles manufactured from January 12, 2012 to February 7, 2013, and certain model year 2014 ILX Vehicles manufactured from May 2, 2013 to May 31, 2014, and ILX Hybrid Vehicles manufactured from October 18, 2013 to February 19, 2014 – headlight malfunction,  smoke, melting and fire, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment” hazards; potential number of units affected: 14,078
  • American Pacific Industries: Gladiator brand Truck and Trailer Tires of various sizes: failure to pass quality control, unexpected tire failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 761
  • 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
  • BMW of North America: 2000 323i Sedans, Coupes, Convertible and Sports Wagons; 2000 328i Sedans and Coupes; 2001-2006 325i Sedans, Coupes, Convertibles and Sport Wagons; 2001-2005 325xi Sedans and Sports Wagons; 2001-2006 330i Sedans, Coupes and Convertibles; 2001-2005 330xi Sedans; and 2001-2006 M3 Coupes and Convertibles – air bag rupture upon deployment, metal fragment impalement, passenger injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 573,935
  • 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
  • Chrysler Group: 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles manufactured from January 5, 2010 to December 11, 2013 – electrical short in vanity lamp wiring located in the sun visor, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 651,130
  • Dual-Tech: 2009-2014 Ford F-550 Super Duty Trucks modified by Dual-Tech and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 42
  • General Motors: 2000-2005 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo, 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu, 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero, 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue, 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand AM and 2004-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Vehicles – sudden ignition switch malfunction, unexpected engine turn-off, air bag failure, injury, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 6,729,742
  • General Motors: 2003-2014 Cadillac CTS Vehicles manufactured from August 16, 2001 to April 28, 2014 and 2004-2006 Cadillac SRX Vehicles manufactured from March 20, 2003 to August 11, 2006 – sudden ignition switch malfunction, unexpected engine turn-off, air bag failure, injury, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 554,328
  • General Motors: 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible Vehicles manufactured from July 30, 2003 to February 15, 2011 – driver’s side front seat belt retractor breakage, failure of seat belt webbing to retract, injury in the event of a crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 28,789
  • General Motors: 2011 Cadillac CTS Vehicles manufactured from October 18, 2010 to June 2, 2011 – drive shaft vibrations, roll over sensor activation, roof rail air bag deployment, injury, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 16,932
  • General Motors: 2013-2014 Cadillac ATS Vehicles manufactured from April 23, 2012 to March 20, 2014 and 2014 Cadillac CTS Vehicles manufactured from June 10, 2013 to March 20, 2014 – transmission shift cable detachment from transmission shifter or transmission bracket, transmission gear selector may not match indicated gear, unintended or unexpected vehicle movement, unexpected vehicle roll-away, bystander injury, loss of drive power, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 90,750
  • General Motors: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Vehicles manufactured from November 20, 2013 to March 25, 2014 and equipped with optional sport seats – failure to meet internal specifications for injury protection in relation to an unbelted young child, increased risk of neck injury hazard; potential number of units affected: 712
  • General Motors: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Vehicles manufactured May 15, 2013 to January 29, 2014 and GMC Sierra Vehicles manufactured September 19, 2013 to February 8, 2014, and equipped with both optional accessory All-Weather Floor Mats (option RPO VAV) and optional Vinyl Flooring (option RPO BG9) – floor mat shifting such that it could interfere with the accelerator pedal preventing its return to an idle position, unintended vehicle acceleration, crash; potential number of units affected: 184
  • General Motors: 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Vehicles and model year 2015 GMC Yukon and Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe Vehicles: electrical signal short, transfer case shift from “Drive” or “Park” to “Neutral” without driver input, unexpected vehicle roll-away, bystander injury, loss of drive power, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 392,459
  • General Motors: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 HD Vehicles manufactured from October 1, 2013 to June 6, 2014, and 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 HD Vehicles manufactured from September 30, 2013 to June 6, 2014 – power steering hose clamp disconnection, loss of power steering fluid, loss of power steering assist, loss of power brake assist, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 57,192
  • 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
  • Gulf Stream Coach: 2014 Canyon Trail, Sedona, Kingsport and Trail Master Fifth Wheel and Travel Trailers – entry step rivet failure, climbing step failure, slip, fall, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 100
  • Harley-Davidson: 2014 ABS-equipped Touring and CVO Touring Motorcycles, models FLHTK, FLHTKSE, FLHTKSHRINE, FLHTCU, FLHTCUTC, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHXSHRINE, FLHR, FLHRC, FLHP, and FLHRSE, manufactured from July 1, 2013 to May 7, 2014 – pinched brake line, front brake fluid pressure build-up, front wheel lock-up, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 66,421
  • Hyundai Motor: 2015 Sonata Vehicles manufactured from May 2, 2014 to May 23, 2014 – power steering assist impairment, sudden or incremental increase in steering effort required for vehicle control, crash; potential number of units affected: 2,138
  • Iowa Mold Tooling: 2009-2014 Ford F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty and F-550 Super Duty Vehicles modified by Iowa Mold and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 21
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America: 2013 Jaguar XJ Vehicles manufactured from May 21, 2012 to 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 from October 18, 2012 to February 25, 2014 – brake pipe wear-through, brake fluid leakage, braking impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 68
  • Kia Motors: 2014 Kia Soul Vehicles manufactured from July 21, 2013 to January 17, 2014 – pinion gear separation, steering loss, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 51,64
  • KTM North America: 2014 690 Enduro R Motorcycles manufactured from October 2013 to April 2014: rear brake pedal mounting bolt loosening, rear brake pedal detachment, crash hazard; potential number of units affected: 649
  • Lion Buses: 2014 360 School Buses manufactured from August 2013 to October 2013 and equipped with IMMI-brand L9 Seat Belt Buckles – latch plate malfunction, failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, vehicle emergency egress impairment, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 11
  • 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
  • Manning Equipment: 2012-2013 Ford F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty and F-550 Super Duty Vehicles modified by Manning and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 10
  • Mazda North America: 2003-2004 Mazda6 Vehicles and 2004 RX-8 Vehicles – passenger side frontal air bag inflator rupture, metal fragmentation, serious injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 18,050
  • Mercedes-Benz USA: 2014 SLK 250, SLK 350, SLK 55 AMG, SL 550, SL 63 AMG and SL 65 AMG Vehicles manufactured from March 19, 2014 to May 5, 2014 – air bag assembly error, non-deployment of front passenger air bag, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 311
  • Meritor: MFS12143ANN model Non-Drive Steer Axles: axle assembly weakness, sudden axle failure, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 229
  • 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: 2004 and 2005 Lancer Vehicles currently registered in Hawaii, Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand Passenger Side Air Bag Inflators – air bag rupture upon deployment,  metal fragment impalement, passenger injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 0
  • Mitsubishi Motors North America: 2014 Lancer Evolution Vehicles manufactured from January 31, 2014 to February 21, 2014 and 2014 Lancer Ralliart Vehicles manufactured from February 3, 2014 to February 14, 2014 – hole in the power steering tube due to 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
  • Motor Coach Industries: 2009-2011 D4000 and D4500 and 2010 D4505 Motor Coaches equipped with LED lights interior lights powered by either a Vansco or IO Multiplex System – heat build-up at fuse block and connector, component melting, burning, fire hazard; potential number of units affected: 312
  • Motor Coach Industries: 2014 D4000, D4005, D4000ISTV, D4500, D4505 and J4500 Motor Coaches manufactured July 2013 to April 2014 – multiplex electrical systems controller malfunction, sudden vehicle’s headlight turn-off, driver’s visibility reduction, crash hazards;  potential number of units affected: 686
  • 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 from October 30, 2009 to 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
  • Roush CleanTech: Propane Fuel System Conversion Kits manufactured from January 2011 to August 2012 with an aluminum fuel line fitting and sold as original and replacement equipment for installation on Ford E-150 Wagons and Cargo Vans; E-250 Cargo Vans and Extended Cargo Vans; E-350 Wagons, Extended Wagons, Cargo Vans and Extended Vans and E-450 Cutaway models – propane leak, fire; potential number of units affected: 845
  • Somerset Welding & Steel dba J&J Truck Equipment: 2009-2013 Ford F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty chassis with 6.8L gasoline engines modified by J&J to be equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazard; potential number of units affected: 4
  • Stahl: 2009-2014 Ford F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty and F-550 Super Duty Vehicles modified by Stahl and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage onto exhaust thermal blanket, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 10
  • 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: 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback and Baja Vehicles as well as some 2004 Impreza (including WRX/STI) Vehicles equipped with Takata-brand front passenger air bag inflators – air bag inflator rupture, metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants in the event of a crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 8,557
  • 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
  • Tactical Vehicle Outfitters: 2010-2014 Ford F-350 and F-550 vehicles modified by Tactical and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazard; potential number of units affected: 19
  • 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
  • Utility Truck Equipment: 2010-2013 UTLI41A, 2011 UTLN41 and 2012 UTLN46 Aerial Trucks manufactured December 2010 to September 2013 equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies installed on 2010-2013 Ford F-350, F-450 and F-550 Vehicles – oil leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 16
  • 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
  • Viking RV: 2014 Viking Epic 1706LS and Coachmen Sport 806LS Recreational Trailers manufactured from January 16, 2014 to May 28, 2014 – incorrect tire air pressure listings on the required Federal Certification Tag and Tire Information Tag, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars”, tire blowout, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 57
  • Viking RV: 2014 Viking Epic 1906, Epic 1906ST, Epic 2107, Epic CWS8, Epic CWS10, Coachmen Sport 106, Sport 106ST and Sport 107 Recreational Trailers manufactured from November 20, 2013 to May 28, 2014 – incorrect tire air pressure listings on the required Federal Certification Tag and Tire Information Tag, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars”, tire blowout, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 261
  • Volkswagen Group of America: 2015 Golf and GTI Vehicles manufactured from January 27, 2014 to May 12, 2014 – stabilizer link fastener loosening, steering impairment, crash hazards;  potential number of units affected: 2,001
  • Winnebago Industries: 2014-2015 Winnebago Travato, Trend and Itasca Viva Motorhomes manufactured from November 13, 2013 to June 9, 2014 and built on a Ram ProMaster chassis – circuit corrosion from water intrusion, air bag malfunction, disabling of the stop lamps, turn signals, backup lights, and/or door locks, non-deployment of air bag hazards; potential number of units affected: 653

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Recalls Direct RIN: 3840-2014
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