NHTSA August Vehicle Recalls – 10 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: US-DOT logo/NHTSA logoAs of Wednesday, August 6, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted ten (10) 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:

  • General Motors: 2005-2007 SAAB 9-7x, 2006, Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL, and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier and Isuzu Ascender Vehicles – water ingress, circuit board corrosion, impairment of power door lock and power window switches,  overheating, melting, odor, smoke, fire, injury. Owners are advised to park outside until the Vehicle has been repaired; potential number of units affected: 184,611
  • Jomac: 2009-2013 Ford F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty Vehicles modified by Jomac and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 7
  • Mitsubishi Motors North America: 2013 Outlander Vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission and 2007-2012 Outlander Vehicles that received replacement 6-speed automatic transmissions during servicing – power steering fluid leakage, loss of steering assistance, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 203
  • Monroe Truck Equipment: 2009-2013 Ford F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty Chassis modified by Monroe and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 20
  • Nova Bus: 2004 and 2006-2013 LFS Transit Buses – software error in vehicle control unit, ABS malfunction light impairment, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 121, “Air Brake Systems”, unexpected brake lock-up under certain conditions, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 796
  • Nova Bus: 2010-2014 LFS Transit Buses manufactured from June 2010 to June 2014 – alternator cable arcing, engine compartment fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 734
  • S&S Truck Parts: Newstar brand Aftermarket Drag Link Assemblies (“DLA”), part number S-22084, sold for aftermarket installation on certain Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks – failure to meet production specifications, steering system failure, loss of vehicle control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 109
  • Special Fleet Service: 2009-2013 Ford F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty Vehicles modified by Special Fleet and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 3
  • Subaru of America: 2003-2005 Subaru Legacy, Outback and Baja Vehicles, as well as 2004-2005 Subaru Impreza (including WRX/STI) Vehicles that are currently or have ever been registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii 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
  • Toyota Motor: 2014 Sienna Vehicles manufactured from June 17, 2014 to June 24, 2014 – electrical signal short, transfer case shift from “Drive” or “Park” to “Neutral” without driver input, failure to comply with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 102, “Transmission Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect”, unexpected vehicle roll-away, bystander injury, loss of drive power, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 263

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Recalls Direct RIN: 3905-2014
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