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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