Recalls of interest (October 2017)

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.”

Autocar, LLC is recalling certain 2017 Xpeditor vehicles, equipped with certain Dana Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V533000

Autocar Industries, LLC (Autocar Industries) is recalling certain 2016 Xpert, and Xspotter vehicles, equipped with certain Dana Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V534000

Chrysler is recalling certain 2013-2017 RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines that have Concentric-brand water pumps without a vent hole. These water pumps may leak coolant. NHTSA ID number 17V562000

Chrysler is recalling certain 2015-2017 RAM ProMaster City vehicles. These vehicles have incorrect information on the tire placard including incorrect vehicle capacity weight, total number of occupants, tire pressure and/or "None" designation for the spare tire size when a full size spare tire is present. 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 17V601000

Daimler Trucks North America LLC is recalling certain 2013-2018 Western Star 4700 trucks. The battery cable may contact the all wheel drive axle yoke. NHTSA ID number 17V588000

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500/3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank. NHTSA ID number 17V592000

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2015 F-650 and F-750 trucks, equipped with certain Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V594000

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 trucks with manually-adjusted front passenger seats. The seat belt anchor may not be adequately welded to the seat cushion frame. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages," and 207, "Seating Systems." NHTSA ID number 17V599000

Hino Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. is recalling certain 2011-2012 NE8J, NJ8J, and NV8J trucks. The engines have a wrist pin bushings in the connecting rods that may shift and cause excessive cylinder wear. NHTSA ID number 17V607000

Mack Trucks, Inc. is recalling certain 2016 Pinnacle CHU and CXU diesel trucks equipped with certain Dana steer axles. The castellated nut and cotter pin on the steer axles may not have been properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen within the steer axle. NHTSA ID number 17V535000

Navistar, Inc. is recalling certain 2016 International DuraStar, LoneStar, ProStar, TerraStar, TranStar, WorkStar, 9900i, and IC Bus HC vehicles equipped with certain Spicer D or E series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V575000

Navistar, Inc. is recalling certain 2016 IC Bus CE school buses equipped with certain Spicer D or E series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V580000

New Flyer Industries Ltd. is recalling certain 2015-2016 MD30, 2016 MD35, 2017 XD35, XD60, XDE35, XDE40, XDE60, XN35 and 2016-2017 XD40 and XN40 transit buses, equipped with certain Recaro Commercial Bus Driver Seats (models Ergo R, Ergo D, AM71, AM72 and AM80). The seat belt buckle may be stuck in the locked position, preventing the seat belt tongue from being able to be inserted and locked. NHTSA ID number 17V539000

PACCAR Incorporated is recalling certain 2009-2010 Peterbilt 210 and 220 trucks; 2012-2018 Peterbilt 210, 220, 330 and 337 trucks; and 2010-2018 Kenworth K270 and K370 trucks. These LFNA trucks have a front axle sway bar link that may come loose on the frame rail end and fall into the path of the drag link, possibly binding the steering system. NHTSA ID number 17V554000

PACCAR Incorporated is recalling certain 2016 Peterbilt 220, 320, 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, 386, 389, 389G, 567, 579 and 587 trucks and Kenworth K170, T170, T270, T370, T440, T470,T660, T680, T800, T880, and W900 trucks equipped with certain Spicer D or E series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V593000

Pierce Manufacturing is recalling certain 2015-2016 Arrow XT, Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, Saber, and Velocity vehicles, equipped with certain Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V562000

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain 2016 Volvo VNL and VNM trucks equipped with certain Dana Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. The castellated nut on the steer axles may not be properly torqued, allowing the tie rod to loosen. NHTSA ID number 17V536000