U-Joint May Fail and Front Driveshaft may Detach – 2013-2018 Isuzu Reach

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V098
Manufacturer XL Hybrids INC
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 94

 

U-Joint May Fail and Front Driveshaft may Detach

If the front driveshaft detaches from the vehicle, drive power will be lost, increasing the risk of a crash. The detached driveshaft may also create a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash for following traffic.

 

Summary

XL Hybrids Inc. (XL) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Isuzu Reach vehicles modified to be equipped with XL’s electric hybrid system. The cardan (universal) joint on the front driveshaft may fail, possibly causing the front driveshaft to detach.

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Incorrect Odometer Display – 2019 Isuzu NPR-HD, NPR-XD, NQR & NRR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V064
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 264

 

Incorrect Odometer Display/FMVSS 101

An incorrect odometer reading could lead to an unintended delay in critical safety related maintenance, potentially impairing the safe operation of the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2019 Isuzu NPR-HD, NPR-XD, NQR, NRR, Chevrolet 4500HD, 4500XD, 5500HD, and 5500XD. The odometer accurately measures the distance traveled in miles, but erroneously indicates that they are kilometers in the LCD display instead of miles.

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V1803 – Cab Tilt Handle Orientation – 2018-2019 Isuzu FTR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V758
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,076

 

Operator May Not Engage Cab Lock Lever

If the cab tilts forward while driving, it can increase the risk of a crash or injury.

 

Summary

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 6500XD and Isuzu FTR vehicles. The cab may not provide an adequate warning to lock the cab tilt-lock after servicing. If the cab tilt-lock is not engaged, the cab can tilt forward while driving.

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18146 Kidde Fire Extinguisher – 2009 Isuzu F Series – Medium Duty

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V267
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,946

 

Fire Extinguisher May Be Clogged or Inoperable

In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra, 2009 GMC Topkick 5000, 6000, 7000 and 8000 Series and Isuzu F Series, and 2009-2018 Chevrolet Express, and GMC Savana vehicles, equipped with certain Plastic-Handle Fire Extinguishers or Push Button ‘Pindicator’ Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf

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V1801 – Brake Switch may Detach – 2018 Isuzu NPR, 2019 Isuzu NPR-HD & NPR-XD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V235
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 80

 

Brake Switch may Detach

If the brake switch and nylon retainer are not properly secured, the switch can detach from the bracket causing the brake lights to illuminate whether or not brake pedal is depressed, the shift interlock will not operate and the accelerator pedal input will be disabled resulting in the inability to accelerate. These conditions can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2018 Isuzu NPR and 2019 Isuzu NPR-HD and NPR-XD vehicles. These vehicles have a brake switch and nylon retainer that may not have been properly secured into the steel brake pedal assembly bracket.  (more…)