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."
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V925000
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022-2023 E-350, E-450, and 2021-2022 F-59 vehicles. The paint along the weld seam of the fuel tank may peel and lead to corrosion of the exposed metal, which can result in a fuel leak.
Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace, if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 23, 2023. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S76.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V939000
PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2015-2023 Peterbilt 320 and 520 refuse trucks equipped with Haulmaax/EX suspensions. The suspension tracking rod brackets may fail and detach from the forward drive axle, causing the axle to become unstable.
Dealers will inspect the welds and add an additional bracket between the tracking rod bracket and axle housing, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 14, 2023. Owners may contact Peterbilt's customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's number for this recall is 22PBL.