Recalls of interest (May 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.”

Altec Industries Inc. is recalling certain 2004-2005 AM547, AM650, 855, 862 Aerial Devices and AM650 and 855 Elevators. The fiberglass upper boom on these vehicles may fail without warning. NHTSA ID number: 17V236000

Chrysler is recalling certain 2014-2017 Ram ProMaster vehicles. The sun visor, dashboard labels, and owner's manuals incorrectly state that the vehicles are equipped with frontal driver and passenger advanced air bags when they are not. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." NHTSA ID number: 17V273000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ram 1500, Ram 2500, and 2014-2016 Ram 3500 vehicles. Certain driving conditions, such as driving off-road or debris striking the vehicle may cause the roll rate sensor to trigger a fault within the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). If this fault occurs, the rollover side curtain air bag and the seat belt pretensioner will be disabled from deploying. NHTSA ID number: 17V302000

Corp. Micro Bird Inc. is recalling certain 2012-2017 MB II school buses. In the event of a rollover, the roof strength may be insufficient to prevent the roof from crushing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 220, "School Bus Rollover Protection." NHTSA ID number: 17V255000

Elgin Sweeper Company Inc. is recalling certain 2016-2017 Eagle-F, Broom Bear-H, and Road Wizard street sweepers. The main broom flap support end cap may detach from the sweeper. NHTSA ID number: 17V278000

Mack Trucks Inc. is recalling certain 2015-2018 LR and 2011-2018 TerraPro (LEU and MRU) trucks. The alternator cable may be insufficiently thick to handle the current, and, as a result, may overheat. NHTSA ID number: 17V261000

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing Inc. is recalling certain 2014-2016 Standard (REL-10), Heavy Duty (REL-11), Extra Compaction (XC/REL-13), 3.5 yd Tag Axle (TG/REL-16), Atlantic Front Loader (FEL-29), Zero Radius (ZR/ASL-48), AutoReach (AR/ASL-49), Pacific Ultra Front Loader (FEL-76) and Pacific Full Eject Front Loader (FEL-87) refuse trucks, and Bridgemaster(BMV) and Standard (STD) concrete mixers, equipped with Cummins ISX12G compressed natural gas (CNG) engines. These vehicles may have been built with an incorrect fitting to connect the low pressure CNG hose to the CNG fuel filter. NHTSA ID number: 17V228000

Navistar Inc. is recalling certain 2016-2018 IC Bus CE school buses equipped with a plastic booster pump, 17k Webasto heater and a Webasto Smart Temp timer. The power circuit for the heater booster pump may be unfused. NHTSA ID number: 17V257000

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain 2015-2017 VHD trucks. The Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for the pusher or tag axle may be incorrect on the certification label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification." NHTSA ID number: 17V258000