NHTSA November Vehicle Recalls – 32 MTD [US]


US FlagAs of Friday, November 14, 2014, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has posted 32 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: 2011-2014 DC1317 Wood Chippers manufactured from September 1, 2011 to July 14, 2014 – chipper cutting disc bearing fastener failure, chipper disc detachment, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 813
  • American Honda Motor: 2001-2005 Honda Civic, 2003-2004 Civic CNG and Element, 2002-2005 CR-V, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2005 Accord, Pilot, Civic Hybrid and Acura MDX, 2005 Acura RL and 2006 Honda Ridgeline Vehicles originally sold, or currently registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or currently registered, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Florida and adjacent counties in southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – excessive internal pressure in passenger side frontal air bag, air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment projectiles, serious injury to vehicle occupant hazards; potential number of units affected: 0 – unknown at this time
  • Coach and Equipment: 2006-2014 Phoenix, Metro Lite, Pegasus, Condor LT and Alley Cat Transit Buses manufactured from January 1, 2006 to September 18, 2014 and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505 or S5510 Wheelchair Lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation – platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack, lift platform separation, platform fall out, injury to lift operator hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,029
  • Collins Bus: 2006-2014 Collins and Mid Bus Super Bantam, Grand Bantam, Super Guide, Grand Guide, DE416WR, DH416WR and DE516WR School Buses manufactured from January 1, 2006 to June 16, 2014 and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505 or S5510 Wheelchair Lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation – platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack, lift platform separation, platform fall out, injury to lift operator hazards; potential number of units affected: 2,332
  • Daimler Trucks North America: 2013 Freightliner Business Class M2 Vehicles manufactured May 29, 2012, to June 11, 2012, and equipped with certain Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel Tank Systems manufactured by Agility Fuel Systems – separation of fuel system valve seat from the valve stem, manual tank shutoff valve malfunction, failure to safely depressurize fuel system for system servicing, injury, fire, explosion hazards; potential number of units affected: 16
  • Daimler Trucks North America: 2014-2015 FCCC S2G, MT45G and MT55G Truck Chassis manufactured from September 17, 2013 to August 27, 2014 – insecure propane fuel injectors, propane leak, vehicle stall, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 405
  • Daimler Trucks North America: 2014-2015 Freightliner Cascadia Vehicles manufactured from May 5, 2014 to August 18, 2014 and equipped with certain 1100W, 1500W or 2000W power inverters sold as a standalone option with both the Thermo King TriPac Evolution and TriPac-e Auxiliary Power Units (“APU”) – inverter spark or overheat, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 259
  • Daimler Trucks North America: 2014-2015 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 School Buses manufactured from September 17, 2013 to August 27, 2014 – insecure propane fuel injectors, propane leak, vehicle stall, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 112
  • Daimler Trucks North America: 2015 Minotour School Buses manufactured from August 1, 2013 to June 4, 2014 – electrical circuit overload if hazard and brake lights are used simultaneously, blown fuses in lighting system, hazard and warning lighting system failure, loss of communication with other drivers, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 4
  • DS Corp doing business as Crossroads RV: 2015 Crossroads Zinger Z-1 Trailers manufactured from March 21, 2014 to September 10, 2014 and 2015 Crossroads Cruiser Trailers manufactured from April 3, 2014 to September 5, 2014 – incorrect information on the Federal Certification Label which overstates capacity, failure to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, “Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars” and Part 567, “Certification”, sudden tire, axle or suspension failure, loss of control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 136
  • Elkhart Coach: 2006-2014 Ford E-350 and Ford E-450 Vehicles manufactured from January 1, 2006 to May 1, 2014 and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505 or S5510 Wheelchair Lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation – platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack, lift platform separation, platform fall out, injury to lift operator hazards; potential number of units affected: 437
  • Emerson Process Mgmt Regulator Tech: Fisher, two-inch, H282, H882, H5112 and H8112 pressure relief valves manufactured from January 1, 2003 to July 3, 2014 and used in Cargo Tank Trailer applications – relief valves breakage, separate of valve to stem, ejection upward from tank, uncontrolled release of pressurized gas into atmosphere, injury, fire, road debris, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 300
  • Kalmar Solutions: 2012 Ottawa Terminal Tractors manufactured from March 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012 – failure of O-ring 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: 12
  • Mercedes-Benz USA: 2015 C300 4Matic and C400 4Matic Vehicles manufactured from March 28, 2014 to September 18, 2014 – steering coupling interlock malfunction, steering column noises, steering backlash, loss of steering control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 10,509
  • NABI Bus: 2012 31LFW Transit Buses manufactured from April 28, 2012 to December 16, 2012 and 2008-2013 416 Transit Buses manufactured from October 30, 2008 to February 15, 2014 – missing transmission interlock preventing wheelchair lift or ramp from being moved from the stowed position unless the transmission is in neutral, failure to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 403, “Platform Lift Systems for Motor Vehicles”, unexpected movement of Transit Buses if service brakes fail, injury hazards; potential number of units affected: 1,338
  • National Van Builders: 2007-2014 Ford E-150 and E-250 Vehicles manufactured from February 26, 2007 to August 19, 2014 and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505 or S5510 Wheelchair Lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation – platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack, lift platform separation, platform fall out, injury to lift operator hazards; potential number of units affected: 45
  • Newmar: 2007-2012 Bay Star, Ventana VT/VL, Dutch Aire, Dutch Star, All-Star, Mountain Aire and Essex Motorhomes manufactured from January 16, 2007 to May 24, 2012 – incorrect circuit breaker for the refrigerator heated water line, fire hazards; potential number of units affected: 561
  • Nissan North America: 2003-2004 Nissan Pathfinder, 2004-2006 Nissan Sentra, 2003-2005 Infiniti FX35 and FX45, 2003-2004 Infiniti I35 and 2006 Infiniti M35 and M45 Vehicles originally sold, or currently registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or currently registered, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Florida and adjacent counties in southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – excessive internal pressure in passenger side frontal air bag, air bag inflator rupture, metal fragment projectiles, serious injury to vehicle occupant hazards; potential number of units affected: 52,738
  • Nissan North America: 2013-2014 Infiniti M35 Hybrid Vehicles manufactured from April 7, 2012 to September 9, 2013; 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Vehicles manufactured from December 10, 2012 to July 15, 2014; and 2014-2015 Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Vehicles from manufactured April 9, 2010 to May 7, 2014 – software error, throttle position sensor (TPS) signal failure, unintended and gradual vehicle acceleration, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 6,562
  • Nissan North America: 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Vehicles manufactured from October 16, 2013 to January 27, 2014 and Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Vehicles manufactured from November 7, 2013 to December 10, 2013 – damaged transmission housings, road debris, vehicle disablement, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 817
  • Nissan North America: 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Vehicles manufactured from December 10, 2012 to June 25, 2014 and Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Vehicles manufactured from November 7, 2013 to May 7, 2014 – software error, electric motor unexpectedly stop working, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 5,412
  • Pierce Manufacturing: 2009-2013 Pierce Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Velocity and Arrow XT Emergency Vehicles manufactured from November 11, 2009 to April 23, 2013 and equipped with TAK-4 Front Independent Suspensions – front lower control arm crack and fracture, wheel separation, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 135
  • Polar Tank Trailer: 2014 SRJ7 Trailers manufactured from January 2, 2014 to January 14, 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 trailer, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 5
  • Polaris Industries: 2015 Victory Cross Country, Cross Country Eightball, Cross Country Tour, Gunner, Hammer Eightball, High-Ball, Magnum, Vision Tour ABS and Vegas Eightball Motorcycles manufactured from August 11, 2014 to September 2, 2014 – incorrect installation of the transmission shift drum detent roller spring, transmission malfunction, loss of vehicle control, crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 122
  • Volkswagen Group of America: 2013-2015 Audi A4 and S4 Vehicles manufactured from February 16, 2012 to October 21, 2014, and 2013-2015 Audi Allroad Vehicles manufactured from March 12, 2012 to October 21, 2014 – air bag control module software error, air bag malfunction, injury in the event of crash hazards; potential number of units affected: 101,938
  • Winnebago Industries: 2008 Aspect WF726A Coach, 2010 Vista WFE32K Coach and 2012 Vista WFE36D Coach and equipped with certain model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505 or S5510 Wheelchair Lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation – platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack, lift platform separation, platform fall out, injury to lift operator hazards; potential number of units affected: 3

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Recalls Direct RIN: 4400-2014
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