NHTSA recalls of interest (August 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. is recalling certain 2003-2019 Altec AD108 Cable handlers and HLIW-T Trailer Mounted Insulator Washer vehicles. The vehicles may be equipped with non-DOT brake line fittings that may leak at the air fittings. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 106, "Brake Hoses." NHTSA ID number 19V465000

Altec Industries Inc. is recalling certain 2003-2019 Altec TA45, TA50, TA55, TA60, L37, L39, LRV, LR7, A-T40C, T40P and AP45 vehicles equipped with air-cushioned pintle hitch and/or accessory air components. The accessories utilizing chassis air supply may be missing pressure protection valves. The accessory lines may not prevent service brake line pressure loss due to failure or leakage in the accessory air system. Additionally, the air cushioned pintle hook may have been connected to the incorrect air lines. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems." NHTSA ID number 19V483000

Altec Industries Inc. is recalling certain 2018-2019 AT37/41/48 and L37/42/44 Aerial Devices. The high strength fasteners used to secure the pedestal to the turntable may fail. NHTSA ID number 19V508000

Chrysler is recalling certain 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks, and 3500, 4500, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with diesel engines. The fuel lines may leak fuel into the engine compartment. NHTSA ID number 19V498000

Daimler Vans USA, LLC is recalling certain 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 1500, 2500, 3500 and 4500 vehicles. The rear side windows may be single-pane safety glass instead of laminated safety glass. NHTSA ID number 19V507000

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2018-2020 FTR and Chevrolet 6500XD vehicles. The jam nut for the steering stopper bolt on the left front knuckle may loosen and allow the bolt to back away from the steering knuckle, increasing the turning radius of the vehicle in a left turn. NHTSA ID number 19V467000

Spartan Motors USA is recalling certain 2012-2019 Fleet Utilimaster Walk In vehicles built on a DTNA chassis. The brake pedal clevis pin clip may rub or bend on the throttle pedal and possibly detach. NHTSA ID number 19V477000

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain 2019-2020 VAH, VHD, VNL, and VNR vehicles. The t-bolt clasps on the transmission auxiliary air tank straps may have been over-tightened, resulting in potential deformation to the strap where the t-bolt is anchored. NHTSA ID number 19V510000