Recall report: School bus brands lead NHTSA recalls

Safety Recalls

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

    • Altec Industries is recalling certain 2020-2024 Altec LR7 and LR8 aerial devices. The hydraulic cylinder feeder tube routed near the cylinder rest bracket may become damaged and leak oil, which can result in uncontrolled movement. NHTSA says potentially 1,128 units are affected. 
    • Blue Bird Body Company is recalling certain 2021-2023 Vision school buses. The diesel tank that supplies the fuel fired heater was improperly designed and may leak fuel. These vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity." NHTSA says potentially 112 units are affected by the recall. 
    • Forest River Bus LLC is recalling certain 2010-2020 Starcraft Prodigy, Quest and 2013 Rondak school buses. The exterior front roof panel was manufactured with inadequate joint strength. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 221, "School Bus Body Joint Strength." NHTSA says potentially 854 units are affected by the recall.
    • Grand Design RV LLC is recalling certain 2023 Solitude fifth wheels. Loose or missing fasteners on the refrigerator cooling unit can allow excessive movement of the unit, possibly causing the propane line to crack and leak. NHTSA says potentially 39 units are affected by the recall. 
    • BYD Coach & Bus is recalling certain 2019-2023 BYD RIDE C10M, K7M, K8M, K9M, K9MD and K11M transit buses. The rearview mirror control switch module may have been manufactured with an incorrect fuse. NHTSA says 227 units are potentially affected by the recall.  
    • Lion Electric Company is recalling certain 2024-2025 LionC school buses. The parking brake may malfunction and allow the lever to be released without pressing the release button. NHTSA says 43 units are potentially affected by the recall. 
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