NHTSA September Vehicle Recalls – 36 MTD [US]


US NHTSA RecallUS/Washington: US-DOT logo/NHTSA logoAs of Wednesday, September 10, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 36 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:

  • Altec Industries: 2010-2012 D2000 and D3000 Boom Tip Winch Digger Derricks equipped with Winch Units manufactured by Tulsa Winch Group (formerly Gear Products) – deformation or fracture of winch drum, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 67
  • American Honda Motor: 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A Motorcycles – rear brake dragging after release, fire, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 126,000
  • Autotech Accessories: Avid 03 15×8.0 +25 Offset Aftermarket Wheels, part numbers AV0315804H25MF (machined face), AV0315804H25SL (silver face), AV0315804H25GL (gold face), and AV0315804H25WH (white face), manufactured from March 2013 to October 2013 – wheel spoke breakage, rim separation from the center of the wheel, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,600
  • Blue Bird Body: 2013-2014 All American Rear Engine School Buses manufactured from July 21, 2011 to April 30, 2014, equipped with CNG Fuel Systems and delivered to the following “Cold Weather” states: Colorado, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Wyoming – O-ring failure in the pressure relief device for the compressed natural gas (CNG) system at cold temperatures, natural gas leak, fire, explosion hazards; potential number of units affected: 32
  • BMW of North America: BMW i3 Vehicles manufactured from March 31, 2014 and some 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop Vehicles manufactured from February 2, 2014 to May 30, 2014 – improper air bag inflator assembly, failure of air bag to deploy properly in the event of a crash, increased risk of injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 27
  • Collins Bus: 2012-2014 DH500, DH516, DH516WR, DE500 and DE516WR School Buses manufactured from May 18, 2012 to May 30, 2014 – propane fuel line damage, vehicle stall, fire, crash; potential number of units affected: 374
  • Delphi Automotive Systems: Replacement Fuel Pump Modules, part number FG1155-11B1, sold for use in 2005-2010 Honda Odyssey vehicles – fuel pump malfunction, fuel gauge malfunction (always shows between three-quarters and full regardless of actual fuel levels), lack of fuel, stall, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 280
  • Directed: Remote Start Systems and Interface Modules – unexpected vehicle shut-down under certain conditions, loss of power steering, loss of braking capability, air bag deactivation, risk of injury in the event of a crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 7,986
  • Dorman Products: Replacement Intermediate Steering Shafts sold under the Dorman, OE Solutions and Solutions brand names, part numbers 425-167, 2425167 and 7-3074, for installation on 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 and 2007-2009 Saturn Aura Vehicles – inadequate support for the u-joint bearing on steering shaft yoke, premature component failure, separation of the u-joint, complete loss of steering control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 6,832
  • Entegra Coach: 2014-2015 Cornerstone Motorhomes manufactured from January 21, 2014 to March 25, 2014 and equipped with certain Villa ABTS Driver and Passenger Seats – incorrect seat belt attachment, seat belt fray and reduction of strength, failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, failure to properly restrain seat occupant, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 20
  • Forest River: 2013-2014 Georgetown, Sunseeker, Forester, Cross Country, Pathfinder, Cardinal, Blue Ridge, Cedar Creek and Brookstone Recreational Vehicles manufactured from March 11, 2013 through April 26, 2013 and equipped with certain Frigidaire Convection Microwave models CFMV152CLB and CFMV154CLS – unattended microwave start and cooking, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,041
  • General Motors: 2002-2004 Saturn Vue Vehicles manufactured from September 11, 2001 to April 6, 2004 – ignition key lock malfunction, possibility of key removal when the ignition is not in the “Off” position, vehicle roll-away, crash, occupant and/or pedestrian injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 202,155
  • General Motors: 2009-2010 Chevrolet Aveo and 2009 Pontiac G3 Vehicles – ABS valve corrosion, longer brake pedal travel, braking impairment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,968
  • General Motors: 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala Vehicles manufactured from May 7, 2014 to July 28, 2014 – center storage console may not stay latched in the event of a crash, failure to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 201, “Occupant Protection In Interior Impact”, occupant injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 14,940
  • Gillig: 2013-2014 Lowfloor Transit Buses manufactured from July 25, 2013 to June 17, 2014 – production without a quick release valve for the rear brakes on buses built with rear disc brakes, failure to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 121, “Air brake systems”, delay in brake release timing could result in a lock up of the rear wheels in some circumstances, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 252
  • Godwin Manufacturing: 2010 Ford F-450; 2011 Ford F-550; 2012 Ford F-350 and 2013 F-350 Super Duty Trucks modified by Godwin and equipped with certain Muncie Power Products PTO Assemblies – oil leakage from the PTO pressure switch, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 6
  • Greenfield Products: 2013 D3; 2014 C3 and 2014 B2 Boom Dollies manufactured from November 2013 to March 2014 and equipped with Suspension Pivot Bolts by SAF-Holland – pivot bolt failure, separation of suspension and axle from the boom dolly, crash hazards; 9
  • Helmet City: HCI Model 100 L, XL, and XXL Motorcycle Helmets manufactured from August 2012 – failure to comply with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets”, head injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,755
  • Imperial Supplies, a division of W.W. Grainger: Triangle Warning Signs manufactured by Torch – warning triangles, labeled “C&J”, may not reflect an adequate amount of light, failure to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 125, “Warning devices”, failure to warn others that a vehicle is parked, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 16,527
  • Koenigsegg Automotive AB: 2013 Agera Vehicle manufactured in December 2012, equipped a BF1 Systems Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (“TPMS”) – non-illumination of the TPMS unit, failure to comply to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 138, “Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems”, failure to notify driver of potential tire problems, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1
  • Kovatch Mobile Equipment: 2013-2014 Predator and 2014 Panther Fire Fighting Vehicles manufactured from October 2013 to March 2014 and equipped with IMMI-brand L9 seat belt buckles – seat belt latch plate malfunction, failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, difficulty of vehicle egress, injury during an emergency hazards; potential number of units affected: 10
  • PACCAR: 2013-2015 Kenworth K300 and Peterbilt 210, 220 and 320 Chassis manufactured from March 14, 2012 to July 14, 2014 – loose fitting electrical connectors on the power distribution module, engine shut-off, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,917
  • Porsche Cars of North America: 2015 918 Spyder Vehicles manufactured from May 7 2014 to June 18, 2014 – rear-axle control arm breakage, loss of vehicle control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 5
  • Roush Performance Products: 2010-2012 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 modified by Roush to be equipped with certain Propane Fuel System Conversion Kits manufactured January 2011 to August 2012 with an aluminum fuel line fitting – chemical reaction between different metals, propane leak, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 36
  • SKF USA: Axle Seals, part numbers 28554 and 28555 installed on 1999-2013 Chevrolet and GMC Full Size Vans, Pickup Trucks, and SUVs with a full floating rear end – differential gear oil leakage, reduction of braking ability, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 82,509
  • ShowHauler Trucks: 2010-2014 Motorhomes, Garage Coaches and Toterhome Recreational Vehicles manufactured from October 2009 through January 2014 and equipped with a Suburban-brand SF-30 FQ Furnace – melting of plastic furnace intake fan components, furnace overheating, blockage of air flow to furnace. cascading fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 31
  • Strick Trailers: 2014 Van Trailer manufactured on December 9, 2013 and equipped with an SAF-Holland-brand CBX Trailer Suspension Air Ride Axle System – pivot bolt failure, separate of suspension and attached axle from the trailer, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 1
  • Tiffin Motorhomes: 2014 Allegro Bus Recreational Vehicles equipped with certain Villa International ABTS Driver and Passenger ABTS Seats – incorrect seat belt attachment, seat belt fray, reduction of seat belt strength, failure to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies”, restraint impairment in the event of crash, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 158
  • Timpte: 2014-2015 Bulk Commodity Hopper Trailers manufactured from October 24, 2013 to March 31, 2014 and equipped with certain SAF-Holland-brand CBX 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: 630
  • Trans National Trading: Outlaw T-70 XL Motorcycle Helmets manufactured in August 2012 – failure to comply with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets”, head injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 486
  • Truck Equipment: 2014 Cornhusker 800SR and 800ESR Grain Trailers equipped with certain SAF-Holland-brand CBX Trailer Suspension Air Ride Axle Systems – pivot bolt failure, separation of suspension and axle from trailer, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 67
  • Tucker Rocky Distribution: Cyber River Road Grateful Dead U-6 Motorcycle Helmets, small and medium sizes, manufactured in December 2012 – failure to conform to the impact attenuation requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets”, head injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 342
  • UCI-Fram Group: Model E84070 Replacement Fuel Pumps marketed and sold by Airtex Products from December 11, 2013 to June 20, 2014 – fuel leakage, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 3,914
  • Utility Trailer Manufacturing: 2012-2014 VS1RA and 2013-2014 VS1DC, VS2DX, VS2RA, VS3DX, and VS3RA Trailers manufactured from April 2011 to May 2013 – pintle hook tube subassembly breakage, air and electrical line detachment, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,098
  • VT Hackney: 2013-2014 Side Loading Beverage Trailers manufactured from December 5, 2013 to April 5, 2014 and equipped with certain SAF-Holland-brand CBX 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: 9
  • Wilson Trailer Company: 2014-2015 Grain and Livestock Trailer manufactured from October 8, 2013 to July 18, 2014 and equipped with certain SAF-Holland-brand CBX 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: 536

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