Recall report: Wheel-end troubles hit Volvo, Mack, Ford; Daimler, Paccar also have recalls

Updated Jun 15, 2021
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The following safety recalls were issued Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • Custom Truck and Body Works is recalling certain 2020 F550 vehicles equipped with Weldon V-Mux Vista IV Standard LCD displays. These displays may experience low voltage spikes, and cause the LCD display to lock up or become nonfunctional, due to varying electrical installations. If the LCD display becomes locked up or non-functional it can delay emergency efforts, which can increase the risk of injury. NHTSA says potentially 990 vehicles are affected by the recall.
  • Daimler Vans USA is recalling certain 2019-2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The MBUX multimedia system software may cause the display to remain black, or reboot after startup. This could result in the rearview camera image not displaying properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rear Visibility." A backup camera that displays a blank image reduces the driver's rear view, increasing the risk of a crash or injury. NHTSA says potentially 33,437 vehicles are affected by the recall.
  • Daimler Vans USA is recalling 2019-2021 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles equipped with swivel seats. The wiring harnesses for the front seats may have been routed incorrectly and could become jammed and damaged in the swivel seat frames. Damage to the wiring harness can prevent the side air bag within the seat to deploy inadvertently or not deploy as designed, increasing the risk of injury. NHTSA says potentially 4,078 vehicles are affected by the recall.
  • Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2021 F-350, F-450, F-550, and F-600 vehicles equipped with dual rear wheels and front wheel hub extenders. The front wheel hub extenders may be improperly attached to the front rotor hub assemblies, which could result in separation of the wheels and wheel extenders from the vehicle. A detached wheel and wheel extender can increase the risk of a crash. NHTSA says potentially 17,616 vehicles are affected by the recall.
  • General Motors is recalling certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. The affected tires were cured for too long during production. Over cured tires may develop a break in the sidewall resulting in sudden air loss or a belt edge separation which could lead to a tread/belt loss. Either condition can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA says potentially 896 vehicles are affected by the recall.
  • Mack Trucks is recalling certain 2021-2022 Anthem, Granite, and Pinnacle vehicles. The hubcap compression spring can cause the hubcap to separate. A separated hubcap can create a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA says potentially 307 vehicles are affected by the recall.
  • Paccar is recalling certain 2018-2021 Peterbilt 337, 348, 365, 367, 520, 567, Kenworth T270, T370, T440, T470, T800 and T880 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 612 vehicles are affected by the recall.
  • Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain 2021-2022 VAH, VDH, VNL, AND VNR vehicles. The hubcap compression spring can cause the hubcap to separate. A separated hubcap can create a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA says potentially 1,050 vehicles are affected by the recall.
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