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

February 21, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V098000

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.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V098

Manufacturer XL Hybrids INC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 94

 

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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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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Rear Wheel/Axle Assembly may Partially Separate – 2011-2017 Isuzu Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V191
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 97,000

 

Rear Wheel/Axle Assembly may Partially Separate

The loose bolts can allow the wheel assembly to move outward from the axle housing, affecting the control of the vehicle and reducing braking performance, thereby increasing a risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2011-2016 NPR, 2011-2017 NPR-HD, NQR, NRR, 2015-2017 NPR-XD, 2012-2016 Reach, NPR Gas and NPR-HD Gas incomplete trucks.

The left rear wheel bearing hub locking bolts may not have been properly tightened during assembly.

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SAFETY RECALL 17V-105 – AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MOUNTING BRACKET – 2015-2017 Isuzu Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V105 WITHOUT BODY, WITH BODY AND CREW CABS
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components POWER TRAIN, STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 
21,000

 

Transmission Bracket Mounting Stud may Fail

If the studs break, the transmission may not be properly supported, preventing it from shifting correctly and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2015-2017 NPR HD, NPR XD, NQR and NRR trucks.

During manufacturing, the stamping equipment may have created burrs on the frame crossmember that the transmission is mounted to.

These burrs may cause the transmission mounting studs to break.

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