Recalls of interest (December 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.”

Altec Industries Inc. is recalling certain model year 1995-1999 Aerial Device trucks manufactured May 1, 1995, to August 15, 1999, and equipped with Rosenboom Machine and Tool lower boom lift cylinders. The cylinder end gland could fail which could cause uncontrolled boom movement. NHTSA ID number: 16V835000

Carrier Corporation 
is recalling certain starters used for starting Carrier Transicold trailer refrigeration units. The starters, Carrier Transicold or Performance Parts Group part number 25-39316-01, or Thermo Engine Supply part number R-25-39316-00, were manufactured April 1, 2009, to August 18, 2016. These starter assemblies may come apart during the start cycle, and the pieces may strike someone that is in close proximity to the starter. NHTSA ID number: 16E087000

Con-Tech Manufacturing
is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 BridgeKing concrete mixer trucks manufactured September 13, 2015, to April 8, 2016. On the affected vehicles, the fender mounts on the bridge axles may crack and the fenders may separate from the vehicle. NHTSA ID number: 16V783000 

Daimler Trucks North America LLC is recalling certain model year 2017 Freightliner Cascadia, Business Class M2, and 122SD trucks manufactured January 24, 2016, to October 10, 2016, and equipped with Goodyear G399A LHS 295/75R22.5 Load Range G tires. The tires on the affected vehicles may have cured improperly, possibly resulting in a partial tread separation. NHTSA ID number: 16V824000

Daimler Vans USA, LLC is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Dodge and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans manufactured June 30, 2003, to August 31, 2006. The instrument cluster on the affected vehicles fails to illuminate the BRAKE warning lamp in the instrument cluster during the vehicle start up bulb-function check. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, "Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems." NHTSA ID number: 16V833000

Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016 Rockport cargo box trucks and work trucks manufactured December 8, 2015, to May 31, 2016, and built on GM chassis. Cycling the rear ramp in and out may cause the electrical connections on the fuel sending unit to be damaged, resulting in a loss of fuel pressure. NHTSA ID number: 16V780000 

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Isuzu NPR and NPR HD vehicles manufactured August 26, 2013, to November 11, 2016, and 2016 Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 3500 and 4500 vehicles manufactured July 27, 2016, to November 11, 2016. The affected vehicles have a throttle pedal that may get stuck under the steel stopper bolt, causing the pedal to remain in the full throttle position. Note: In gasoline models only. NHTSA ID number: 16V797000

Navistar, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 IC Bus CE school buses manufactured November 3, 2009, to February 26, 2015, and 2012-2015 IC Bus BE school buses manufactured August 2, 2010, to September 15, 2014. The affected vehicles have a water shutoff valve, inside, forward of driver heater (feature code 48PPJ or 48PPP) that has a formed heater hose that over time, may fatigue and split resulting in hot engine coolant fluid leaking into the driver's foot area. NHTSA ID number: 16V837000

Navistar, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 IC Bus CE transit buses manufactured July 1, 2010, to February 4, 2015, and one IC Bus BE transit bus manufactured on November 2, 2010. The affected vehicles have a water shutoff valve, inside, forward of driver heater (feature code 48PPJ or 48PPP) that has a formed heater hose that over time, may fatigue and split resulting in hot engine coolant fluid leaking into the driver's foot area. NHTSA ID number: 16V838000

PACCAR Incorporated is recalling certain model year 2017 Kenworth K370, T270, T370, T440, T660, T800 trucks manufactured February 2, 2016, to October 13, 2016, and Peterbilt 330, 337, 348, 367, 389, 567, and 579 trucks manufactured March 7, 2016, to October 5, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with certain Goodyear LHS Load Range G tires, size 295/75R22.5 G399A, that due to incomplete adhesion, have a tire tread that may partially separate. NHTSA ID number: 16V803000

Spartan Motors USA is recalling certain model year 2011-2017 Transit Bus Chassis Cabs manufactured February 17, 2011, to October 19, 2016. The affected vehicles have an exhaust tube that may disconnect at a joint near the underside of the floor, potentially exposing the floor to high temperatures for prolonged time periods. NHTSA ID number: 16V795000

Volvo Bus Corporation is recalling certain model year 2008-2017 9700 buses manufactured January 7, 2008, to August 25, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with a power feed relay for the engine and transmission which may be undersized for the application, causing the relay to fail and the engine to stall. NHTSA ID number: 16V836000