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…)

V1705 – Kidde Fire Extinguisher – 2008 2011-2018 Isuzu Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V726
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 69,138

 

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

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Isuzu NPR, 2008 NPR HD and NPR-HD Gas, 2011-2018 NPR HD and NRR, 2015-2018 NPR XD, 2012-2018 NQR, 2012-2017 NPR Gas and NPR-HD Gas, 2016-2017 Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 3500 HD, 3500 and 4500 and 2017-2018 Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 4500 HD, 4500 XD, 5500 HD and 5500 XD vehicles, equipped with certain Walter Kidde Plastic-Handle Fire Extinguishers, models FC10 and FC110. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed 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.

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