Insufficient Light Output/FMVSS 108 - 2018 Newmar Essex Motorhomes

January 19, 2018

Insufficient Light Output/FMVSS 108

If the driver has reduced visibility, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V061

Manufacturer Newmar Corporation

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 11

 

Summary

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2018 Essex motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis. The low beam headlights do not also illuminate as intended when the high beam headlights are activated, reducing the driver'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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05-0595 - Incorrect Tire Info on Label/FMVSS 110, Part 567 - 2018 Forest River Salem & Wildwood Recreational Rrailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V790
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 133

 

Incorrect Tire Info on Label/FMVSS 110, Part 567

If the incorrect label causes the operator to install tires of the wrong size, vehicle handling may be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Salem and Wildwood recreational trailers. The Federal Placard on these vehicles incorrectly states that the trailers are equipped with ST215/75R15 Load Range D tires, however, the installed tires are size ST205/75R15 Load Range D. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims," and these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

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05-0592 - Floor Screws may Damage Fuel Lines - 2017 Forest River Starcraft Bus Prodigy, Prodigy LP, & Quest School Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V780
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Potential Number of Units Affected 843

 

Floor Screws may Damage Fuel Lines

If the fuel lines are damaged from the screws that are too long, fuel may leak and cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the leaking fuel may increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Starcraft Bus Prodigy, Prodigy LP, and Quest school buses. The screws used to secure the floor in these buses may be too long and can damage the fuel lines underneath.

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Contaminants in Engine Fire Suppression System - 2017-2018 Temsa TS30 TS35E & TS45 Buses

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V777
Manufacturer Temsa Global Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 280

 

Contaminants in Engine Fire Suppression System

If there are contaminants in the fire suppression dry chemical, the chemical may discharge improperly, affecting the suppression of a fire and increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Temsa Global Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. (Temsa) is recalling certain 2017-2018 TS30, TS35E, and TS45 buses. These vehicles have an engine fire suppression system that may contain contaminated ABC dry chemical.

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Debris Collected Under the Cab may Cause Fire - 2017 Elgin Crosswind Street Sweepers

January 15, 2018

Debris Collected Under the Cab may Cause Fire

If flammable debris contacts the exhaust system, it can increase the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V054

Manufacturer Elgin Sweeper Company Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 7

 

Summary

Elgin Sweeper Company Inc. (Elgin) is recalling certain 2017 Crosswind street sweepers. Debris may collect under the cab area and contact the exhaust system.

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