Internal Short Circuit Can Cause Fire - 12V uSTART MD Battery Support Module

November 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19E078000

Internal Short Circuit Can Cause Fire

A short circuit in the uStart module can increase the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19E078

Manufacturer Ioxus Corporation

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 7,892

 

Summary

Ioxus Corporation is recalling certain 12V uSTART MD battery support modules, part number uST12D1100G31-ISA. The uSTART module electronics can short circuit internally, causing the vehicle's battery to fully discharge into the uSTART module, possibly resulting in a fire.

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VCU May Activate Anti-roll Back - 2019 Freightliner Business Class M2

November 13, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V810000

VCU May Activate Anti-roll Back

Unexpected vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V810

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components POWER TRAIN, HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Business Class M2 vehicles equipped with a certain PowerDrive EV electric drivetrain. Due to a software error, the VCU may activate the anti-roll back feature during slow moving or stop and go conditions, which can cause unexpected vehicle movement.

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Incorrectly Positioned Rear Reflectors/FMVSS 108 - 2014-2017 Thor Tuscany XTE, 2013-2018 Tuscany & 2016-2020 Venetian

November 7, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V799000

Incorrectly Positioned Rear Reflectors/FMVSS 108

The incorrectly positioned reflectors may make the motorhome less visible to others on the road, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V799

Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,785

 

Summary

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Tuscany XTE (models 34ST, 36MQ, 40AX, 40BX, 40EX and 40GQ), 2013-2018 Tuscany (models 38SQ, 40DX, 40KQ, 40RX, 42GX, 42HQ, 42WX, 44MT 45AT and 45LT) and 2016-2020 Venetian (models A40, B42, F42, G36, J40, L40, M37, R40, S40, and T42) motorhomes. The rear reflectors within the taillight lens may be too high, reducing the vehicle's visibility. 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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Insufficient Weld May Cause Seat Cushion to Shift - 2019 Freightliner Sprinter

November 6, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V800000

Insufficient Weld May Cause Seat Cushion to Shift

In the event of a crash, the weld seam may break and cause the seat cushion to shift forward, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V800

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 3

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner vehicles. A seam on the height adjuster for the front seats may have been insufficiently welded.

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Bayonet Lock May be Open, Causing Fuel Leak - 2019 Freightliner Sprinter

November 7, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V798000

Bayonet Lock May be Open, Causing Fuel Leak

 

A diesel fuel leak can create slippery road conditions, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V798

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Potential Number of Units Affected 4,987

 

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles equipped with diesel fuel systems. The bayonet lock between the fuel pump and the fuel tank may not have been closed and locked during manufacturing. As a result, a leak between the fuel pump and the fuel tank could occur. In addition, a gas station fuel pump may not automatically stop once the tank fill level is reached, potentially causing the fuel to overflow.

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