Trucking industry NHTSA safety recalls for April 27, 2020

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The following safety recalls were issued Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • Altec Industries is recalling certain 2017-2020 ST Spray Trucks. The battery fuse holder may have been improperly mounted, potentially causing an electrical short circuit. An electrical short circuit can increase the risk of a fire. NHTSA says potentially 92 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Forest River is recalling certain 2016 Rockwood Lite RLT2604WS and Flagstaff Lite FLT26RLWS recreational trailers. Due to insufficient clearance between the front tire and slide out actuator, the tire may contact the slide out bracket and become damaged. If the front tire becomes damaged, it may fail and cause a loss control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA says potentially 83 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Navistar is recalling certain 2017-2020 International WorkStar and International DuraStar, 2018-2019 IC 1300 FBC Commercial and IC HC Commercial, 2018-2021 IC CE Commercial, International MV and International HV, and 2019-2021 IC TC Commercial buses with Cummins B6.7 diesel engines with a 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. A fire increases the risk of injury. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash. NHTSA says potentially 27,421 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Navistar is recalling certain 2017-2021 IC CE School Buses equipped with Cummins B6.7 diesel engines 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. A fire increases the risk of injury. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash. NHTSA says potentially 23,299 vehicles are affected by this recall.

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