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: 22V674000
Terex South Dakota, Inc. (Terex) is recalling certain 2019-2022 TL80, TL80/112, and TL100 aerial devices. The welds for the platform leveling cylinder support bosses may crack, which can cause the cylinder support pin to fail and allow the platform to tip.
Dealers will install reinforcement plates to the boom tip platform leveling cylinder bosses, and, all TL80/112 aerial devices will have the hydraulic storage latch for the elevator replaced, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed on October 13, 2022. Owners may contact Terex's customer service at 1-605-882-4000. Terex's number for this recall is SN712.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V686000
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Bronco Sport and 2022 F-150 vehicles. The parking lights may flicker when the headlights are activated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Dealers will replace or reprogram the LED Driver module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 31, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22C22.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V691000
Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2018-2021 International HV, 2018-2020 International HX, 2018-2019 International LT and International RH vehicles. The connecting rod wrist pin may crack, resulting in connecting rod failure.
Dealers will install new knock detection software to warn the driver prior to engine connecting rod failure, and replace connecting rods as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 14, 2022. Owners may contact Navistar's customer service at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar's number for this recall is 22518.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V716000
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc. (McNeilus) is recalling certain 2021-2023 Zero Radius trucks. The ejector welds may fail, causing pressure and force to be placed on the hydraulic cylinder, which can cause it to penetrate through the side of the truck body.
McNeilus will either send service representatives to repair affected vehicles or ship parts to customers, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on November 21, 2022. Owners may contact McNeilus' customer service at 1-888-686-7278.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V759000
Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles. The rear brake hose inside diameter may be too small, which could cause the hose to rupture. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 106, "Brake Hoses."
Dealers will replace the rear brake hoses, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 30, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is ZA5.