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

April 13, 2018 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V235000

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.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V235

Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 80

 

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.

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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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Throttle May Stick In The Open Position – 2008-2009 2012-2013 Isuzu NPR & NPR HD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V324
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected 14,807

 

Throttle may Stick in the Open Position

A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 and 2012-2013 Isuzu NPR and NPR HD vehicles and 2008-2009 GMC W3500 and GMC W4500 vehicles.

The affected vehicles, equipped with a gasoline-powered engine, have a throttle pedal that may get stuck under the steel stopper bolt, causing the pedal to remain in the full throttle position.

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Throttle may Stick in the Open Position – 2014-2016 Isuzu NPR and NPR HD

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V797
Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Components VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected 25,018

 

Throttle may Stick in the Open Position

A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Isuzu NPR and NPR HD vehicles manufactured August 26, 2013, to November 11, 2016, and 2016 Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 3500 and 4500 vehicles manufactured July 27, 2016, to November 11, 2016.

The affected vehicles have a throttle pedal that may get stuck under the steel stopper bolt, causing the pedal to remain in the full throttle position.

Note: In gasoline models only.

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