Friday

Spartan Motors Is Recalling It's 2014-2017 Utilimaster Walk-In Van for Seat Belt Mounting May Detach in a Crash

Spartan Motors USA (Spartan) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Utilimaster Walk-In Vans. In the event of a crash, the seat belt D-ring mounting may detach, preventing the seat belt from restraining the occupant. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
Remedy
Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will install a seat belt mounting reinforcement bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 25, 2017. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-517-543-6400. Spartan's number for this recall is 17020.
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Daimler Vans Is Recalling Several of It's Vehicles for Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2012 Freightliner and Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Remedy
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet

provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall supersedes recall 17V-025.
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Daimler Vans Is Recalling Several of It's Vehicles for Passenger Frontal Airbag Inflator May Rupture

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Freightliner and Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Remedy
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet

provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-379.
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Daimler Vans Is Recalling Several of It's Vehicle for Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2007-2009 Freightliner and Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Remedy
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall fully supersedes recall 15V-354 and partially supersedes recalls 16V-379 and 17V-025.
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PACCAR is Recalling Several of It's Vehicle for Spotlight Circuit May Not Be Adequately Protected

PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Peterbilt 567 and 579 Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks equipped with optional spotlights. The spotlight circuit may not be adequately protected in the event of a short.
Remedy
PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will change the polyfuse switch in the spotlight circuit to a standard fuse, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 31, 2017. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-940-591-4220. PACCAR's number for this recall is 17KWC and 717-B.
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Smeal Holding Is Recalling It's 2016-2017 Aerial Fire Apparatus for Hydraulic Manifold May Not be Fully Seated

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., Inc. (Smeal) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Aerial Fire Apparatus emergency vehicles. The hydraulic manifold that controls the aerial device may not be fully seated, possibly resulting in a hydraulic fluid leak.
Remedy
Smeal will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the mating surface of the hydraulic manifold, correcting the problem as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on August 10, 2017. Owners may contact Smeal customer service at 1-800-543-5008. Smeal's number for this recall is 17019.
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Thursday

Spartan Motors Is Recalling It's 2015-2017 Utilimaster Aeromaster for Windshield Wipers Not Functioning

Spartan Motors USA (Spartan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Spartan Fleet Vehicle and Service Utilimaster Aeromaster vehicles. The affected vehicles are missing a ground wire for the windshield wiper motor, possibly resulting in an intermittent loss of windshield wiper function.
Remedy
Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will add a ground wire for the wiper motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2017. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-800-582-3454. Spartan's number for this recall is 17018.
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Pierce Manufacturing Is Recalling Several of It's Trucks for Not Pumping Water in Cold Temperatures

Pierce Manufacturing (Pierce) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Arrow XT, Enforcer, Impel, Quantum, and Velocity fire trucks equipped with Hale Pump Interlock Module Kits. The Hale interlock pressure switch can fail after prolonged exposure to extreme cold temperatures, preventing the fire truck water pump from operating.
Remedy
Pierce will notify owners, and Hale Products dealers will replace the interlock modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 4, 2017. Owners may contact Hale customer service at 1-800-533-3569 or Pierce customer service at 1-414-832-3000. Pierce's number for this recall is 74B281.
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Daimler Trucks Is Recalling Several of It's Trucks for Recovery Tow Hooks Failure

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner Cascadia, M2 Business Class, 114SD, and 122SD trucks, and Western Star 4700 and 5700 trucks. These vehicles have tow hooks used for recovery purposes that may fail during use.
Remedy
DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle's tow hooks and, depending on their production date codes, will replace them, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-742.
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Daimler Trucks is Recalling Several of It's Trucks for Fuel Pump Failure

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Freightliner 122SD trucks, Western Star 4900 and 6900 trucks, and Freightliner Custom Chassis XCM and XCP chassis equipped with Cummins ISX15 engines. The affected engines have a fuel pump whose drive gear may slip on its drive shaft, resulting in a loss of fuel pump function.
Remedy
Cummins will send notices to the owners of the affected vehicles and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 14, 2017. Owners may contact Cummins customer service at 1-800-286-6467 or DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL744.

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Friday

Inability to Open Door from Inside

SUMMARY:
Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2015 Mack LEU trucks manufactured March 31, 2014, to December 12, 2014. In the affected vehicles, a component of the door opening mechanism may be too short and as a result, the door may not be able to be opened by someone inside the truck.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the door cannot be opened from the inside, egress from the vehicle could be hindered which would increase the risk of injury in the event of an emergency.
REMEDY:
Mack will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inner door latches. The recall is expected to begin March 26, 2015. Owners may contact Mack customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Mack's number for this recall is SC0388.

If you own a 2015 Mack LEU truck, you can call your Mack dealer to find out if your truck is subject to this recall, or call Mack.

If bought your truck used, then you can check with your Mack dealer or Mack Trucks to find out if the recall was done on your truck already. If not, then make an appointment with your Mack dealer to get the recall work done right away. In case of an accident or truck fire, this could be a deadly defect trapping you inside the truck.

And if you end up with a lemon Mack truck, or any lemon truck, call us. Getting rid of lemon trucks is what we do.

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Thursday

Chrysler to Buy Back Death Wobble Trucks and Others

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After years of denial, Chrysler has agreed  to buy back the trucks that thousands of owners had complained about and owners and experts had nick-named the Death Wobble trucks because of their uncontrollable shaking problem.

Under a recent agreement between Chrysler in the federal government safety recall agency, Chrysler agreed to repurchase thousands of motor vehicles whose recall work had not been done properly or whose owners had not been notified properly. If you have one of these Chrysler lemons, you need to know if Chrysler has to buy it back.

Is your vehicle affected?

278,229 vehicles were recall because the axle may lock up and could cause an accident. The vehicles involved are the 2009 Chrysler Aspen, the 2009 Dodge Durango, 2009 through 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 trucks, and the 2009 through 2011 Dodge Dakota trucks.

Another 36,710 vehicles were recall because of the defect that can cause the driver to lose steering, power and control and crash. These vehicles involved are the 2008 through 2012 Dodge Ram 4500 trucks, and the 2008 through 2012 Dodge Ram 5500 trucks.

265,057 other vehicles were recalled because a steering link defect could cause the driver to lose power steering control and crash. The models involved are the 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 truck, 2008 through 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 trucks, and the 2008 through 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 truck models.

If you have one of these lemon trucks or cars, what can you do?

1. Call your local dealer and tell them your vehicle is one of the recalls and you want them to buy it back.

2. Call Chrysler at 1–800–853–1403 and tell them that your vehicle is one of the recalls you want them to buy it back.

3. Make notes of what you say and what they say.

4. If you don't get it resolved promptly, call us call another lemon lawyer near you. To find the name and phone number of a lemon lawyer near you, keep reading.

How do you find out about recalls for your vehicle?

How do you find a local lemon law lawyer near you?

To stay up-to-date on all recalls for your vehicle, download the Ohio lemon law app for your smart phone. It has all 50 state laws and a list of lemon lawyers in all 50 states.


Just click here and look for the link in the lower right corner of the page. With the app on your smart phone, go to the recalls page and enter "my recalls" info for your vehicle and press "get recalls" and you will always know when a recall is issued for your vehicle.

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Friday

Peterbilt is recalling several trucks for incorrect tire information on label.

SUMMARY:
PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2006-2016 Peterbilt 587, 579, 567, 389, 388, 387, 385, 382, 379, 378, 367, 365 and 357 trucks manufactured July 25, 2005, to February 26, 2016. The affected vehicles may be equipped with Tire and Rim Certification Labels that list a tire pressure below the actual correct amount. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, "Tire selection and rims and motor home/recreation vehicle trailer load carrying capacity information for motor vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds)."
CONSEQUENCE:
If the tires are underinflated due to the incorrect inflation pressure listed on the label, the truck may not be able to carry the maximum gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) load listed without experiencing tire failure which would increase the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Peterbilt will notify owners and mail them a corrected Tire and Rim certification label, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Peterbilt customer service at 1-940-591-4000. PACCAR's number for this recall is 215-D.


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Monday

Peterbilt is recalling several of its trucks for an improperly seated brake chamber diaphragm.

SUMMARY:
PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 367, 389, 567, 579, and 587 trucks manufactured from May 30, 2014, to October 24, 2014, and 2015 Kenworth T270, T370, T440, T470, T660, T680, T800, T880, and W900 trucks manufactured from May 23, 2014, to October 29, 2014, equipped with certain air brake actuators. The affected vehicles may experience brake drag due to an improperly seated diaphragm in the brake chamber.
CONSEQUENCE:
Brake drag may result in a wheel end fire.
REMEDY:
Kenworth and Peterbilt will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the brake chamber, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during February 2015. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-425-828-5000 (Kenworth), or 1-940-591-4000 (Peterbilt). PACCAR's number for this recall is 14KWP (Kenworth), and 1214L (Peterbilt).


Spartan Motors, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2015 K3 Chassis for a possible steering slip shaft for premature wear.

SUMMARY:
Spartan Motors, Inc. (Spartan) is recalling certain model year 2015 K3 Chassis manufactured November 22, 2013, to October 28, 2014. The steering slip shaft, located between the steering column and steering gear, may prematurely wear.
CONSEQUENCE:
Premature wear of the steering slip shaft may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
REMEDY:
Spartan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected slip shaft, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 27, 2015. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-517-543-6400. Spartan's number for this recall is 14022.

Tuesday

Mack Trucks is recalling certain model year CHU and CXU trucks for a Ball Socket that may Detach from Tie Rod

SUMMARY:
Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2015 CHU, CXU trucks manufactured March 31, 2014, to June 26, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the collars that prevent the ball sockets from backing out of the tie rod may have been incorrectly positioned. This may allow the ball sockets to come loose.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the ball sockets come loose from the tie rod, a complete loss of steering may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Mack will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and re-position the collar if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2014. Owners may contact Mack customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Mack's number for this recall is SC0385.



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Peterbilt is recalling its 2015 Peterbilt 389 Pride and Class trucks for an Incorrect or Loose Steering Wheel Attachment

SUMMARY:
PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) is recalling certain model year 2015 Peterbilt 389 "Pride and Class" edition trucks manufactured September 30, 2014, to November 3, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the steering wheel may have been installed with an incorrect attachment nut, or the nut may not be have been properly torqued.
CONSEQUENCE:
An incorrect or improperly torqued steering wheel attachment nut could allow the steering wheel to come loose, resulting in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering wheel attachment nut, and replace it and/or tighten it, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact PACCAR customer service at 1-940-591-4220 (Peterbilt). PACCAR's number for this recall is 1114K.



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Monday

Mac Truck is recalling its 2013-2015 CXU for no cruise control visual and audible alerts.

SUMMARY:
Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 CXU trucks manufactured August 23, 2012, through June 27, 2014, and equipped with adaptive cruise control. Due to a software error, the affected vehicles may not provide visual or audible alerts to the driver warning them that an obstruction in the road was detected.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the driver is not warned of something being in the truck's path, there is an increased risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Mack will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the vehicle control unit, free of charge. The recall began on September 30, 2014. Owners may contact Mack customer service at 1-800-866-1177. Mack's number for this recall is SC0381.


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Thursday

Ford is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Ford F-59 commercial chassis vehicles for a possible short circuit that may cause a fire.

SUMMARY:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Ford F-59 commercial chassis vehicles manufactured December 17, 2009, to April 30, 2014. Corrosive environments, such as water mixed with road salt, may cause a short circuit between the electrical junction block and the mounting bracket/frame.
CONSEQUENCE:
A short circuit may result in a fire.
REMEDY:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the junction block with an improved design, free of charge. The recall began on July 28, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S11. Note: Since the short may result in a fire whether the vehicle is being operated or not, owners are advised to park affected vehicles outside until they have received the recall remedy.


Monday

Diamler Trucks is recalling its 2013 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles due to missing locking snap rings on wheel end drive axle.

SUMMARY:
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2013 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles with rear axles assembled by Meritor and equipped with ConMet Preset Plus Hubs manufactured from August 6, 2012 through December 7, 2012. In the affected axles, the axle hub may be missing a locking snap ring.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the snap ring is missing, the rear wheels may separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

2013 Freightliner Cascadia
2013 Freightline Cascadia
 
 
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