Transport Canada recalls of interest (December 2021)

Following are summaries of product recalls of interest by Transport Canada.

Transport Canada Recall # 2021-679
Recall Date 2021-11-05
Last Updated 2021-12-07
Notification Type Safety Mfr
System Steering
Issued by ISUZU
Manufacturer Recall Number
Units Affected  85
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.
Recall Details
Issue: 

On certain 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 knuckle. This could result in an increase in the turning radius of the vehicle in left turns. A change in turning radius could make it difficult to make sharp turns. 
Note: This recall replaces V1902 (Transport Canada recall 2019-306). Vehicles that were repaired under that recall also require this repair. 

Safety Risk: 
If a vehicle's turning radius is increased, there could be an increased risk of a crash. 

Corrective Actions: 
The company will notify owners by mail and instruct you to take your vehicle to a dealer to replace the jam nuts on the steering stopper bolts with new Spiralock nuts. The bolts and extensions will also be cleaned and/or replaced, as necessary.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
ISUZU FTR 2018 2019 2020 2021

Transport Canada Recall # 2021-681
Recall Date 2021-11-05
Last Updated 2021-11-17
Notification Type Safety Mfr
System Steering
Issued by DAIMLER TRUCKS
Manufacturer Recall Number FL-905
Units Affected  142
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.
Recall Details
Issue: 

On certain trucks, the steering shaft may not have been properly installed on the steering gear. As a result, the shaft could separate from the steering gear and cause a loss of steering. 

Safety Risk: 
A loss of steering control could create the risk of a crash. 

Corrective Actions: 
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will notify owners by mail and instruct you to take your truck to a DTNA authorized service facility to inspect the steering shaft and ensure that it is installed correctly. It will be repaired, if necessary.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
WESTERN STAR 49X 2020 2021

Transport Canada Recall # 2021-686
Recall Date 2021-11-09
Last Updated 2021-11-16
Notification Type Safety Mfr
System Heater And Defroster
Issued by PACCAR
Manufacturer Recall Number 21KWE
Units Affected  582
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.
Recall Details
Issue: 

On certain vehicles, there could be a problem with the ventilation control system (HVAC). As a result, certain controls may not work, including the windshield defrost function. 
Note: This recall replaces Transport Canada recall 2021-444. 

Safety Risk: 
A windshield that cannot be defrosted/defogged can reduce visibility and could increase the risk of a crash. 

Corrective Actions: 
PACCAR will notify owners by mail and instruct you to take your vehicle to a dealer to inspect the date code of the HVAC control head and replace it, if necessary.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
KENWORTH T680 2022 
KENWORTH T880 2022 
KENWORTH W990 2022

Transport Canada Recall # 2021-691
Recall Date 2021-11-12
Last Updated 2021-11-23
Notification Type Safety Mfr
System Fuel Supply
Issued by FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES
Manufacturer Recall Number Y78
Units Affected  20,539
Category Light Truck & Van, Truck - Med. & H.D.
Recall Details
Issue: 

On certain vehicles equipped with a 6.7 L Cummins diesel engine, the high-pressure fuel pump could fail. If this happens, you may notice a change in engine performance, a fuel leak, or the check engine light may turn on. This could also result in a sudden loss of engine power while driving. 

Safety Risk: 
A sudden loss of engine power could increase the risk of a crash. 

Corrective Actions: 
FCA Canada will notify owners by mail and instruct you to take your vehicle to a dealer replace the high-pressure fuel pump and update the powertrain control module software. Additional fuel system parts may be replaced, if necessary.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
RAM 2500 2019 2020 
RAM 3500 2019 2020 
RAM 4500 2019 2020 
RAM 5500 2019 2020

Transport Canada Recall # 2021-697
Recall Date 2021-11-12
Last Updated 2021-12-01
Notification Type Safety Mfr
System Electrical
Issued by DAIMLER TRUCKS
Manufacturer Recall Number FL-907
Units Affected  2,181
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.
Recall Details
Issue: 

On certain trucks, the pass-through power stud (an electrical connection located on the bulkhead) may come into contact with the bulkhead. If this happens, there could be electrical arcing (sparks). 
Note: This recall replaces FL-766 (Transport Canada Recall 2018-190). If your truck was inspected as a part of that recall, but the pass-through power stud was not replaced, your truck requires this repair. 

Safety Risk: 
Electrical arcing could create the risk of a fire. 

Corrective Actions: 
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will notify owners by mail and instruct you to take your truck to a DTNA authorized service facility to replace the pass-through power stud.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
WESTERN STAR 4700 2017 2018 2019 
WESTERN STAR 4900 2017 2018 2019 
WESTERN STAR 5700 2017 2018 2019 
WESTERN STAR 6900 2017 2018 2019

Transport Canada Recall # 2021-706
Recall Date 2021-11-17
Last Updated 2021-12-03
Notification Type Compliance Mfr
System Tires
Issued by DAIMLER TRUCKS
Manufacturer Recall Number FL-908
Units Affected  1,333
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.
Recall Details
Issue: 

Certain trucks were built with tires that are not approved for use with the truck's wheels. As a result, the tires may not perform properly, or a tire could fail. 

Safety Risk: 
A tire failure could cause a loss of control and increase the risk of a crash. 

Corrective Actions: 
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will notify owners by mail. The corrective actions for this recall are under development. You will be instructed to bring your truck to a DTNA authorized service facility when a repair is available.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
FREIGHTLINER 108SD 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
FREIGHTLINER 114SD 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
FREIGHTLINER BUSINESS CLASS M2 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
FREIGHTLINER CORONADO 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
FREIGHTLINER FLD 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
WESTERN STAR 4700 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
WESTERN STAR 4900 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 
WESTERN STAR 49X 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022