Recall report: Four manufacturers recall 16K vehicles for fuel leak, fire risk

Updated May 20, 2021
Safety Recalls

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

  • Blue Bird is recalling certain 2018-2022 All American buses. The sealing washer may not seat correctly in the pilot bore holes, allowing the high pressure fuel rail assembly to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. NHTSA says potentially 1,053 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Blue Bird is recalling certain 2018-2022 All American vehicles. The sealing washer may not seat correctly in the pilot bore holes, allowing the high pressure fuel rail assembly to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. NHTSA says potentially 134 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2021 Freightliner Custom Chass XC Chassis, 108SD, Custom Chass XB Chassis, Business Class M2, 114SD, and Western Star 4700 vehicles. The sealing washer may not seat correctly in the pilot bore holes, allowing the high pressure fuel rail assembly to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. NHTSA says potentially 9,662 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • DTNA is recalling certain 2018-2021 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner HDX School Buses. The sealing washer may not seat correctly in the pilot bore holes, allowing the high pressure fuel rail assembly to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. NHTSA says potentially 1,262 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2019 Transit T150, T250, T350 vehicles equipped with aluminum alloy wheels. The wheel mounting surface of the axle flange may be warped and cause the wheel studs to fracture. Fractured studs may allow the wheel to detach, increasing the risk of crash. NHTSA says potentially 2,503 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Shyft Group is recalling certain 2017-2022 Spartan RV Chassis K2 and K3 vehicles. The sealing washer may not seat correctly in the pilot bore holes, allowing the high pressure fuel rail assembly to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. NHTSA says potentially 2,783 vehicles are affected by this recall.
  • Spartan Fire is recalling certain 2017-2020 Gladiator and MetroStar vehicles. The sealing washer may not seat correctly in the pilot bore holes, allowing the high pressure fuel rail assembly to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. NHTSA says potentially 1,447 vehicles are affected by this recall.





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