NHTSA recalls of interest (April 2019)

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 (Altec) is recalling certain 2003-2019 Altec DL/DM, DL/DMB, and DC Digger Derrick vehicles. The pedestal tube welds may crack over time. NHTSA ID number 19V127000

Cummins Inc. is recalling certain B6.7 medium duty diesel engines, part number D313029BX03, used in school buses, trucks and emergency vehicles, equipped with fuel module option number FS90301 or FS90453. The electric fuel heater within the fuel module may overheat and cause plastic in the fuel heater to melt and potentially catch fire. It may also lead to engine stalling. NHTSA ID number 19E020000

Daimler Vans USA, LLC is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter VS30 vehicles equipped with LED rear fog lights. The lights may not illuminate, despite the rear fog light switch being turned on. NHTSA ID number 19V121000

Daimler Trucks North America LLC is recalling certain 2019-2020 Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses. The affected school buses may have been built without Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) modules. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems." NHTSA ID number 19V138000

Dana Incorporated, (Dana) is recalling certain Dana-Spicer front steer axles. The pinion tail bearing may seize and prevent the axle from rotating. NHTSA ID number  19V138000

Terex Advance Mixer, Inc is recalling certain 2018-2019 Front Discharge Concrete Mixer Trucks equipped with Meritor EX225 disc brake calipers. The drive pins, a component with the axle sub-assembly, may have been cracked during assembly, possibly resulting in the pins fully fracturing. NHTSA ID number 19V152000