Recalls of interest (November 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 2014-2015 A65, A70, A75, A72-T, A77-T, and A82-T aerial devices manufactured April 15, 2014, to October 15, 2015. The affected aerial devices have a fiberglass cover over the boom tip that may have an improperly sized opening. NHTSA ID number: 16V710000

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Charger Police vehicles, 2007-2013 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis, 2008-2013 RAM 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis, and 2013 RAM 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles have a 220 amp alternator that may suddenly fail. NHTSA ID number: 16V739000 

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC is recalling certain model year 2017 Freightliner Custom Chassis (FCCC) S2 bus chassis manufactured November 25, 2015, through April 27, 2016. The brake transmission shift interlock feature may be inoperable making it possible to shift into a drive gear without first pressing the brake pedal. NHTSA ID number: 16V707000 

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC is recalling certain model year 2017 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus chassis manufactured November 25, 2015, through April 27, 2016. The brake transmission shift interlock feature may be inoperable making it possible to shift into a drive gear without first pressing the brake pedal. NHTSA ID number: 16V712000  

Fontaine Modification is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Fontaine-modified Peterbilt 220 and Kenworth 370 dual-steer vehicles manufactured September 30, 2013, to August 22, 2016. The right hand side steering may fail due to an improperly press-fitted steering shaft. NHTSA ID number: 16V706000

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2017 Ford F-250 SD, F-350 SD, F-450 SD, and F-550 SD trucks manufactured March 21, 2016, to August 28, 2016. The protective shield on the fuel conditioning module may have inadequate adhesion, allowing the shield to become dislodged. NHTSA ID number: 16V778000 

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is recalling certain G399A LHS tires, size 295/75R22.5 LRG, manufactured January 24, 2016, to May 28, 2016. Due to an anomaly during the curing press set-up operation, incomplete adhesion between the tread and the top belt may have occurred. NHTSA ID number: 16T013000 

Thieman Tailgates is recalling certain TVL125, TVL125A, TVL16, TVL16A, and SP TVL125A AL 75X48+18+6 D/FACS liftgates manufactured September 25, 2014, to July 2, 2015. The roller chains on the affected liftgates may fail. NHTSA ID number: 16E076000 

Tireco Inc. is recalling certain Milestar BS623 tires, size 225/70R 19.5 G/14, manufactured June 23, 2013, to January 24, 2015. The affected tires have incorrect markings on the sidewall, indicating both ratings as "DUAL" when the first rating should be identified as "SINGLE." As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars." NHTSA ID number: 16T014000 

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 VHD trucks manufactured from April 7, 2008, through December 9, 2015, equipped with USK non-greasable drag links. The ball joint seals may be compromised, which can allow water and other contaminants to enter the ball joints. NHTSA ID number: 16V735000 

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