US NHTSA Recalls: Volvo VAH, VHD, VNL & VNR Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of eight-six (86) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the eight-six (86) recalls the NHTSA announced this month comes news of the following:

Logo - Volvo Trucks North AmericaVolvo Trucks North America (“Volvo Trucks”), a division of the Volvo Group of Gothenburg, Sweden, has recalled an estimated 15,156 model year 2020-2021 Volvo branded VAH, VHD, VNL and VNR Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Service Brakes, Air – Die Cast Pedal Plate Casting Issue in apparent contravention of US FMVSS 121

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V536000 reports the die cast Pedal Plate may break at one of its attachment points, possibly resulting in the Brake Pedal dislodging. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 121, “Air Brake Systems.

According to the NHTSA, a dislodged brake pedal would be inoperable, increasing a risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

Volvo Trucks will notify registered owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the Pedal Plates if required, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2020. Owners may contact Volvo Trucks Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-458-1552 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Volvo Truck’s designation for this recall is RVXX2004.

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==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for accessories manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Volvo Trucks North America, please search for “Volvo” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Volvo VAH brand, please search for “VAH” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Volvo VHD brand, please search for “VHD” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Volvo VNL brand, please search for “VNL” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Volvo VNR brand, please search for “VNR” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls.

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V536000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13565-2020
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General information:
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==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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