Engine Fuel Heater May Overheat and Cause Fire - 2017-2020 IC Bus CESB School Buses

March 20, 2019

Engine Fuel Heater May Overheat and Cause Fire

A fire increases the risk of injury. An engine stall can increase the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V217

Manufacturer Navistar, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Potential Number of Units Affected 20,142

 

Summary

Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2017-2020 IC Bus CESB school buses equipped with Cummins B6.7 diesel engines with fuel module option number FS90301 or FS90453. The electrical wiring within the fuel heater may overheat and may cause plastic in the fuel heater to melt and potentially catch fire. It may also lead to engine stalling.

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Engine Fuel Heater May Overheat and Cause Fire - 2017-2020 International & IC Bus

March 20, 2019

Engine Fuel Heater May Overheat and Cause Fire

A fire increases the risk of injury. An engine stall can increase the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V216

Manufacturer Navistar, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Potential Number of Units Affected 23,122

 

Summary

Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) is recalling certain 2017-2020 International DuraStar and WorkStar, 2018-2020 IC Bus CECB, International HV and MV, 2018-2019 IC Bus 1300 FBC and HCCB, and 2019-2020 IC Bus TCCB vehicles 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.

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Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108 - 2017-2018 Fouts Fire Apparatus F-3000, F-Rescue & F-Pumper

March 20, 2019

Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108

If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it may confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V214

Manufacturer Fouts Bros

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 15

 

Summary

Fouts Bros (Fouts) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Fire Apparatus F-3000, F-Rescue and F-Pumper vehicles equipped with Whelen brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal is not being pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

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RC000167 - Vehicle May Lack Mid-ship Marker Lights/FMVSS 108 - 2018-2019 Thor Quantum RW28 Motorhomes

March 20, 2019

Vehicle May Lack Mid-ship Marker Lights/FMVSS 108

Without mid-ship marker lights, other drivers may underestimate the length of the vehicle, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V215

Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 97

 

Summary

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Quantum RW28 motorhomes. The vehicles may be missing the mid-ship marker lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

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18E-063 - Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108 - 2018 Alexis Custom Fire Apparatus

March 19, 2019

Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate/FMVSS 108

If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V212

Manufacturer Alexis Fire Equipment Company

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 11

 

Summary

Alexis Fire Equipment Company (Alexis) is recalling certain 2018 Custom Fire Apparatus vehicles equipped with Whelen brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

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