Recalls of interest (February 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.”

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured December 3, 2009, to September 1, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, after having been remedied for a prior recall for the vanity lamp wiring. This recall is also addressing certain vehicles that have not been remedied under that prior recall. NHTSA ID Number: 15V879000

H&H Trailers, LLC is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 GCA Golf Car Trailers, AMS Bike Trailers, RSA Rail Side Single Axle Utility Trailers, RSA Rail Side Tandem Axle Utility Trailers, SSA Solid Side Single Axle Utility Trailers, and SSA Solid Side Tandem Axle Utility Trailers manufactured November 1, 2014, to October 16, 2015. The affected trailers may be equipped with aluminum gate hinges that may bend and possibly break. NHTSA ID Number: 15V873000

Temsa Global Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. is recalling certain model year 2008-2016 TS35C buses manufactured July 21, 2008, to December 12, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the steering gearbox bracket fastener may loosen. NHTSA ID Number: 15V885000

Autocar, LLC is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Xpeditor vehicles manufactured August 15, 2012, to January 5, 2016. The affected vehicles are configured with dual-drive, right-hand-stand-up cabs. In these vehicles, the locking cotter pin on the brake pedal mounting bracket may not be fully engaged, allowing the brake pedal to detach. NHTSA ID Number: 16V028000

Vanguard National Trailer Corporation is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Dry Freight Van Trailers manufactured November 22, 2013, to November 12, 2014, equipped with certain Haldex Life Seal Type 30/30 Long Stroke Air Brake Actuators. The affected vehicles may experience brake drag due to an improperly seated diaphragm in the brake chamber. NHTSA ID Number: 16V025000

Altec Industries is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 AH75, AH85, and AH100 Aerial Devices manufactured January 10, 2008, to December 31, 2015. The affected units have a hydraulic pressure control valve that may allow the aerial device to move even when not told to do so. NHTSA ID Number: 16V023000

Daimler Buses North America is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Orion VII transit buses manufactured April 5, 2010, to October 31, 2012, equipped with certain Recaro Ergo-M Commercial Bus Driver Seats. The affected seats have J-Brackets that may be missing welds which could allow the seat belt anchorage assembly to separate from the J-Bracket. NHTSA ID Number: 16V017000

Eldorado National-California , Inc. is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 Axess and EZRM, 2011-2015 XHF, and 2014-2016 Arrivo vehicles equipped with certain Recaro Ergo-M Commercial Bus Driver Seats. The affected seats have J-Brackets that may be missing welds which could allow the seat belt anchorage assembly to separate from the J-Bracket. NHTSA ID Number: 16V012000

Champion Bus, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2009-2015 Crusader, Stacked Rail, and CTS RE vehicles manufactured April 5, 2010, to October 14, 2015, equipped with Recaro Ergo-M Commercial Bus Driver Seats. The affected seats have J-Brackets that may be missing welds which could allow the seat belt anchorage assembly to separate from the J-Bracket. NHTSA ID Number: 16V010000

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Ranger vehicles manufactured March 24, 2003, to May 4, 2006. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. NHTSA ID Number: 16V036000

Vanguard National Parts OEX is recalling certain SAF-Holland tapered axles, part numbers 24790745090, 24790175090, and 24790165090, manufactured January 17, 2012, to January 10, 2013. In the affected axles, the wheel end may separate from the axle due to an out of specification material thickness on the spindle. NHTSA ID Number: 15E094000

Wells Vehicle Electronics, L.P. is recalling certain Brake Light switches, sold as Airtex part number 1S5010, Advantech part number 5T9, Duralast part number CR4854, Valucraft part number CR4854VC, Carquest ECC "Blue" part number 53-54425, and Carquest Rig "Red" part number 58220, manufactured April 2, 2015, to September 18, 2015. The affected brake light switches may not illuminate the brake lights, or disengage the cruise control. NHTSA ID Number: 16E001000