NHTSA recalls of interest (February 2020)
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."
Alliance Tire Americas, Inc. (Alliance Tire) is recalling certain Galaxy DH241-G 16H commercial truck tires in size 11R24.5 with DOT date codes 2519 through 4619. The tires may have been improperly vulcanized, allowing the tread to separate from the casing. NHTSA ID number 20T001000
Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Altec AC26, AC28, AC30, and AC38 Crane Aerial Devices. The boom lift cylinder hose may have been connected to a port that does not have an internal velocity fuse. Failure of a boom lift cylinder hose that is not protected by a velocity fuse can result in uncontrolled boom movement. NHTSA ID number 20V034000
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 2500 and 3500 Pickup vehicles equipped with six-speed automatic (68RFE) transmissions. A build up of pressure and heat inside the transmission may result in a transmission fluid leak from the dipstick tube. NHTSA ID number 20V043000
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2019 Ram ProMaster vehicles equipped 3.6L engines. The transmission shifter cable may separate and disconnect from the transmission, causing the vehicle to not perform shifts intended by the driver and the gear shift lever position not matching the actual transmission gear. NHTSA ID number 20V036000
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. These vehicles received updated software for the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM). This software has an error, and as a result, the vehicle's electronic brake assist may be disabled. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control" and 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems." NHTSA ID number 20V055000
Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2020 Isuzu NPR HD, NPR XD, NQR and NRR and Chevrolet 4500HD, 4500XD, 5500HD and 5500XD and 2019 Isuzu NPR HD GAS, NPR GAS and Chevrolet 4500 and Chevrolet 3500 vehicles equipped with a dual mode belt locking mechanism seat belt assembly. Due to a manufacturing issue, the seat belt webbing locking mechanism may not properly restrain the occupant as intended. NHTSA ID number 20V025000
Reading Truck Body, LLC. is recalling certain 2017-2018 Master Mechanic Series Crane Truck Bodies. The crane solenoid may overheat and cause the crane to lose function. NHTSA ID number 20V044000
Spartan Motors USA (Spartan) is recalling certain 2019 Utilimaster Sprinter vehicles equipped with Voyager VOM74MM rear camera displays. The camera module power supply may fail, causing the rear view image display not to function. NHTSA ID number 20V065000
Vactor Manufacturing (Vactor) is recalling certain 2017-2020 Vactor 2100i vehicles manufactured with RECIRC or flusher as original equipment or retrofitted. While in Recirculation (RECIRC) or Flusher mode and then switched to Jetting mode, the safety interlocks may fail resulting in unintentional vehicle movement. NHTSA ID number 20V050000