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: 23V587000
Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2023 International MV and International HV vehicles. The driveshafts can break under certain loading conditions.
Dealers will replace the driveshafts, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 16, 2023. Owners may contact Navistar's customer service at 1-800-448-7825. Navistar's number for this recall is 23520.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V600000
Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain 2015-2023 GU and GR vehicles. The turn signals may be positioned incorrectly, reducing their visibility. 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 add additional turn signal lighting, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 17, 2023. Owners may contact Mack's customer service at 1-800-866-1177. Mack's number for this recall is SC0448.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V595000
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2023 Super Duty F250 and F350 vehicles equipped with single rear wheels and a 10.5-inch rear axle shaft. The left rear axle shaft may have been improperly heat-treated during manufacturing and may break.
Dealers will inspect the left rear axle shaft date code and replace the axle shaft as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 16, 2023. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 23S49.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V617000
PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2023-2024 Kenworth T280, T380, T480, Peterbilt 536, 537, and 548 trucks. The remote Stage 2 fuel filter hoses may have been damaged during production, allowing the hoses to leak or disconnect.
Dealers will replace both hoses, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 4, 2023. Owners may contact Kenworth's customer service at 1-425-828-5888 and Peterbilt's customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's numbers for this recall are 23KWF and 23PBF.