Recall of interest (August 2016)

Following are summaries of product recalls by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that may be of interest to fleets. INSTRUCTIONS: To view specific recall information in its entirety, click on the link included in each entry below. When you reach the web page, enter the NHTSA ID Number in the “Safety Issues by NHTSA ID” box, check the "Recalls" box and then click “Go.”

Cheetah Chassis Corporation (Cheetah) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Tandem Axle Extendable Chassis trailers, 2015-2016 Tandem Axle and Single Axle Straight Frame Chassis trailers, 2014-2016 Tandem Axle Gooseneck Chassis trailers, 2015 Tandem Axle Flatbed trailers, 2015-2016 Tridem Axle Bridgemaster Chassis trailers and 2016 Tandem Axle Curtain side Flatbed trailers. These trailers are equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves which may have been improperly machined which could cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V474000

Strick Trailers, LLC (Strick) is recalling certain model year 2015 tandem axle 53 foot van trailers manufactured August 18, 2014, to August 28, 2014, and 2017 tandem axle 53 foot van trailers manufactured November 23, 2015, to December 17, 2015, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined, which may cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V473000 

Volvo Trucks North America, (Volvo) is recalling certain model year 2013 VNM and VNL trucks manufactured April 16, 2012, to May 4, 2012. These vehicles are equipped with certain Meritor FF967 non-drive front steer axles that may have been incorrectly heat treated. NHTSA ID Number: 16V467000 

Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2013 Pinnacle (CXU) trucks manufactured April 16, 2012, to May 4, 2012. These vehicles are equipped with certain Meritor FF967 non-drive front steer axles that may have been incorrectly heat treated. NHTSA ID Number: 16V456000 

Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2016-2017 IC Bus CE school buses manufactured June 15, 2015, to May 20, 2016, and RE school buses manufactured June 18, 2015, to April 27, 2016. These buses may have been manufactured without reflective outline tape around the emergency exit roof hatches. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements for Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 217, "Bus Emergency Exits and Window Retention and Release." NHTSA ID Number: 16V454000 

Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain model year 2017 International ProStar, LoneStar, PayStar, HX, and 9900 trucks equipped with a Cummins ISX15L engine using certain engine control modules (ECM). These ECM's may experience an internal electrical short that can cause a fuse to blow, resulting in an unexpected engine stall without the ability to restart the engine. NHTSA ID Number: 16V453000

Ameritrans Bus, Inc. (Ameritrans) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 shuttle buses manufactured August 1, 2012, to June 24, 2016, built on Ford E-350, E-450, and F-550 chassis, Dodge 5500 chassis, and Freightliner M2 chassis. These vehicles may be equipped with Tire and Loading Placards that are not applicable to vehicles weighing more than 10,000 pounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims." NHTSA ID Number: 16V497000 

Fontaine Trailer Company (Fontaine) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Revolution trailers manufactured February 17, 2014, to April 11, 2016, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These brake valves were improperly machined without a radius on the internal check valve seat, causing a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V494000  

Moritz International, Inc. (Moritz) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 CR-series, SR-series, DLH-series, FH-series, UDC-series, FH+10-series, ULH-series, ULH+6-series, and ULC-series trailers manufactured March 6, 2015, to June 19, 2016. The affected trailers have axles whose mounting brackets may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the axles may detach from the trailer. NHTSA ID Number: 16V491000 

Vermeer Manufacturing Company (Vermeer) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 DT6, HG4000, HC6000, HG8000, TG5000, TG7000 and WC2300XL, 2014-2015 TG9000 and 2015-2016 WC2500XL trailers, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined which may cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V486000 

Wabash National Corporation (Wabash) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Van Trailers manufactured January 1, 2014, to May 10, 2016, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined which may cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V484000

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Transit Connect vehicles manufactured February 22, 2016, through June 16, 2016. The brake Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) pump may be contaminated with metallic debris. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems." NHTSA ID Number:16V482000

Terex South Dakota (TSD) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 HR, HRX, TC, and TCX Aerial devices manufactured May 4, 2015, to June 15, 2016. The platform leveling cylinder on the affected vehicles may have poor welds, and as a result, platform leveling cylinder may fail at the elbow, allowing the platform to tilt. NHTSA ID Number: 16V477000

Great Dane Trailers (Great Dane) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Dry Freight Van, Reefer, and Flatbed trailers manufactured January 1, 2014, to March 4, 2016, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined which may cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V476000 

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Explorer and F-150 vehicles equipped with a manual recline driver's seat. The seat back frame may have insufficient welds which may not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202, "Head Restraints" and 207, "Seating Systems." NHTSA ID Number: 16V475000 

Heil Company (Heil) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Petroleum, Crude, Dry Bulk and Flatbed trailers manufactured January 1, 2014, to June 18, 2016. These trailers are equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves which may have been improperly machined which could cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V525000

Polar Tank Trailer, LLC (Polar Tank) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 DOT 406, DOT 407, DOT 412, MC 331 and Non-Code trailers manufactured January 1, 2014, to April 28, 2016. These trailers are equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves which may have been improperly machined which could cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V524000

MANAC, Inc. (MANAC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Flatbed trailers manufactured September 1, 2014, to September 30, 2014, and 2017-2018 Van trailers manufactured January 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016. These trailers are equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves which may have been improperly machined which could cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V523000 

Lodi Truck and Equipment (Lodi) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Dominator I, Dominator II, Dominator III, Dominator IV, and Dominator-Propane trucks manufactured April 4, 2013, to January 22, 2016, equipped with IMT cranes, models 6000, 7500, 8600, 9500, 10000, 12000, or 14000. The affected cranes have a valve bank cover that may crack and fall from the crane while the crane is being transported. NHTSA ID Number: 16V515000 

East Manufacturing Corp. (East) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Flatbed, Frame Dump, and Flatbed Tipper trailers manufactured January 10, 2014, to April 24, 2015, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined which may cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V506000

VT Hackney, Inc. (VT Hackney) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Kidron refrigerated trailers, and Hackney Beverage Trailers manufactured February 1, 2014, to June 1, 2016, equipped with certain Bendix SR-5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined which may cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking. NHTSA ID Number: 16V505000 

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee and 2015 Chrysler 200, Jeep Renegade and RAM ProMaster vehicles equipped with 9-speed automatic transmissions. The transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, and as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral. NHTSA ID Number: 16V529000  

Waterous Company (Waterous) is recalling certain Split-Shaft Transmission Shift Units manufactured April 9, 2015, to April 20, 2016. These shift units allow the user to select whether the Split-Shaft Transmission sends power to the wheels of an emergency response vehicle or powers an add-on unit such as a water pump used for fighting fires. A component within the shift unit may be damaged and as a result, the operator may not be able to switch the power output. NHTSA ID Number: 16E059000

Eaton Corporation (Eaton) is recalling certain Spool Valve Motors, part numbers 101-1033-009, 101-1035-009, 101-1042-009, 101-1083-009,101-1090-009, 101-1091-009, 101-1701-009, 101-1702-009, 101-1703-009,101-1710-009, 101-1711-009, 101-1722-009, 158-1094-001, 158-1628-001, 158-3373-001, 158-3452-001, and 158-3704-001, manufactured December 26, 2015, to March 30, 2016. These hydraulic motors have a motor shaft that may break. If the motor is used to operate a hydraulic boom or winch and the shaft breaks, there may be unexpected movement of the boom or winch. NHTSA ID Number: 16E063000 

ZF North America, Inc. (ZF) is recalling certain Transmission Control Sensor Clusters manufactured May 1, 2013, to July 15, 2014. These transmission sensor clusters, used in 9-speed automatic transmissions, may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, and as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral. NHTSA ID Number: 16E065000