Recalls of Interest (August 2015)

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.”

ADVICS North America, Inc. is recalling certain antil-lock brake system (ABS) Actuators manufactured December 4, 2014, to December 23, 2014. These ABS actuators may have contamination in the solenoid valves, potentially affecting the valves ability to completely close and allow a build up of hydraulic brake pressure, or fully open and allow the hydraulic brake pressure to completely drop. NHTSA ID Number: 15E047000

Alcoa Inc. is recalling certain 22.5" X 8.25" aluminum wheels, model number 88367X, manufactured from April 27, 2015, through May 19, 2015. Due to a forging problem, the wheel rim flange section may separate during the initial tire mounting and inflation process. NHTSA ID Number: 15E051000

Altec Industries Inc. is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Altec AH125, HL125 and AH150 aerial devices manufactured January 7, 2013, to January 2, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the rotation bearing fasteners may fail. NHTSA ID Number: 15V398000

Braun Corporation is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Braun-modified Chrysler and Dodge vehicles manufactured December 19, 2012, to May 5, 2015. The affected vehicles have certification labels that may have incorrect gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) information, and front and rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) information printed on the Certification labels. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification." NHTSA ID Number: 15V372000

Charles Machine Works Inc. is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ditch Witch T14MV trailers manufactured December 1, 2014, to June 22, 2015. The affected trailers may have an incorrect wiring harness that would result in the brakes not applying should the trailer breakway from the tow vehicle. NHTSA ID Number: 15V435000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 4, 2013, to February 18, 2015 and equipped with a Power Liftgate option. In the affected vehicles, water may enter the Power Liftgate Control Module and cause a high resistance short circuit in the module. NHTSA ID Number: 15V393000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango vehicles manufactured June 12, 2015, to June 20, 2015. Due to a manufacturing error, the affected vehicles have rear lower control arms that may fracture. NHTSA ID Number: 15V407000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured July 19, 2010, to May 26, 2015 and equipped with 2.4L engines. In the affected vehicles, the engine cover may detach from the engine and contact the exhaust manifold. NHTSA ID Number: 15V431000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500 trucks manufactured January 18, 2011, to October 7, 2014, and equipped with the Electronic Vehicle Information Center option. The affected vehicles have a steering wheel wiring harness that may rub against the driver air bag module retainer spring. NHTSA ID Number: 15V459000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks manufactured June 20, 2012, to January 26, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the side impact sensor calibrations may be overly sensitive, and as a result, the side air bag inflatable curtains and seat air bags may unexpectedly deploy and the seat belt pre-tensioners may activate. NHTSA ID Number: 15V460000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500, 2015 Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, and Dodge Durango, and 2013-2015 Dodge Viper vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with radios that have software vulnerabilities that can allow third-party access to certain networked vehicle control systems. NHTSA ID Number: 15V461000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500, 2015 Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, and Dodge Durango, and 2013-2015 Dodge Viper vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with radios that have software vulnerabilities that can allow third-party access to certain networked vehicle control systems. NHTSA ID Number: 15V461000

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC is recalling certain ContiProContact tires, size P205/65R15 95T Extra Load, manufactured February 8, 2015, to February 14, 2015, sold as aftermarket replacement tires. The affected tires may experience a tread separation. NHTSA ID Number: 15T012000

Daimler Trucks North America LLC is recalling certain model year 2002-2004 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner ER, 2001-2005 Saf-T-Liner Conventional, 2002-2013 Saf-T-Liner MVP-EF, 2013 Saf-T-Liner EFX, 2001-2008 Saf-T-Liner FS65, 2005-2013 Saf-T-Liner C2, 2003-2013 Saf-T-Liner HDX, 2002-2003 Saf-T-Liner MVP-ER, 2002 Vista, and 2002-2003 TL-960 non-school buses. In the affected vehicles, the stem that connects the outside emergency door handle to the emergency door opening mechanism may corrode. NHTSA ID Number: 15V425000

Daimler Trucks North America LLC is recalling certain model year 2002-2013 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner ER, 2001-2005 Saf-T-Liner Conventional, 2002-2013 Saf-T-Liner MVP-EF, 2013 Saf-T-Liner EFX, 2001-2008 Saf-T-Liner FS65, 2005-2013 Saf-T-Liner C2, 2003-2013 Saf-T-Liner HDX, 2002-2003 Saf-T-Liner MVP-ER, 2002 Vista, and 2002-2003 TL-960 school buses manufactured from February 5, 2001, through May 29, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the stem that connects the outside emergency door handle to the emergency door opening mechanism may corrode. NHTSA ID Number: 15V432000

Dannmar Equipment is recalling certain MaxJax Portable Two-Post automatic car lift systems, part number 17152001, sold between September 2, 2014, to January 15, 2015. The affected car lifts may have lower carriage plates that may be insufficiently welded to the inside of the carriage. NHTSA ID Number: 15E054000

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured May 19, 2014, to February 6, 2015, and Transit Connect vehicles manufactured May 11, 2014, to July 2, 2015. Due to a software incompatibility issue, the instrument panel cluster be inoperative including a blank multiple functional display (MFD), and non-functional warning chimes, messages and warning lights. Specific warning chimes, messages and warning lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays." NHTSA ID Number: 15V406000

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured April 1, 2014, to June 12, 2015, Ford Focus vehicles manufactured June 17, 2014, to June 12, 2015, and Ford C-Max vehicles manufactured April 22, 2014, to June 12, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the engine may continue to run after the key or the START/STOP engine button is turned to off. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention." NHTSA ID Number: 15V436000

General Motors LLC is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice vehicles manufactured October 15, 2010, to October 22, 2013, and 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 vehicles manufactured July 25, 2007, to February 18, 2009. In the affected vehicles, the flexible steel cables that connect the seat belts to the vehicle at the outside of the driver seat and the front passenger seat may be bent from being sat on while entering the vehicle. This repeated bending may result in the cable breaking. NHTSA ID Number: 15V399000

General Motors LLC is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 Buick Enclave vehicles manufactured January 3, 2007, to February 29, 2012, 2009-2012 Chevrolet Traverse vehicles manufactured July 6, 2008, to February 29, 2012, 2007-2012 GMC Acadia vehicles manufactured September 15, 2006, to February 29, 2012, and 2007-2010 Saturn Outlook vehicles manufactured August 17, 2006, to March 18, 2010. The affected vehicles, equipped with the power liftgate option, have gas struts that hold the power liftgate up when open. These struts may prematurely wear and the open liftgate may suddenly fall. NHTSA ID Number: 15V415000

Gillig LLC is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 Low Floor transit buses manufactured April 13, 2010, to June 12, 2015. Due to the routing of the grid heater electrical power cable, the cable may chafe against a fuel injector hard line. NHTSA ID Number: 15V420000

Hercules Tire & Rubber Company is recalling certain All Trac A/T tires, sizes 235/70R16 106T, 235/75R15 109T XL, 245/70R16 107T, 255/70R16 111T, 265/70R16 112T, 265/75R16 116T and 275/70R16 114T. The affected tires may experience a tread separation. NHTSA ID Number: 15T011000

Navistar, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 International Durastar trucks manufactured May 13, 2009, to June 24, 2013, 2011-2012 International Workstar trucks manufactured November 30, 2010, to September 26, 2011, and 2010-2014 IC Bus HC transit buses manufactured November 19, 2009, to April 24, 2013. The affected vehicles may have an improperly routed engine grid heater power feed cable which can result in the cable contacting the metal edge on the cab. NHTSA ID Number: 15V394000

Starcraft Bus is recalling certain model year 2008-2015 Prodigy and Quest school buses manufactured October 20, 2008, to June 1, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with Tire Placards that display an incorrect kilopascal (kPa) value for tire pressures. The label may also be missing the spare tire information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less." NHTSA ID Number: 15V430000

Terex Advance is recalling certain model year 2015 Front Discharge Concrete Mixer Trucks manufactured April 1, 2015, to June 23, 2015. In the affected trucks, the bolts that secure the concrete mixing drum to the drum drive plate may not have been properly tightened. NHTSA ID Number: 15V423000

Turtle Top is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Odyssey, 2011 Odyssey LT, 2006-2012 Terra Transport, 2014 Terra Transport, and 2014 Van Terra vehicles built on a GM chassis with a 6.6L engine. The affected transit buses and MPV specialty vehicles are equipped with Trans-Air add-on compressor mount kits, part numbers 4012506-01, 4012506-02, 4013126-01, 4013126-02, 4013235-01, 4013235-02, 4012909, 4013125, 4013222 and 717173 installed by Trans-Air personnel. After installing the compressor, a power distribution terminal strip may not have been properly reconnected. NHTSA ID Number: 15V396000

Vactor Manufacturing is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Vactor HXX PD, HXX Fan, HXX Prodigy, and 2100 Plus, and Guzzler Guzzcavator trucks manufactured January 10, 2014, to June 2, 2015. The affected vacuum trucks have boilers that may have been assembled with incorrect hardware and/or improper tightening procedures. NHTSA ID Number: 15V379000