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A loss of drive power increases the risk of a crash.

Recall Roundup: Safety notices issued for commercial vehicles

May 22, 2024
NHTSA’s latest safety notices feature software errors, incorrect or missing labels, and more.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently issued recall notices for commercial vehicles, including brands from Ford, General Motors, Mack Trucks, and more. 

Owners of the affected vehicles should be contacted via U.S. mail over the next two months, but fleet and independent owners of these vehicles can contact the NHTSA Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit nhtsa.gov for more details. More information on each recall can be found below.

Ford F-150 steering columns assembled with incorrect fastener

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2024 F-150 vehicles. The steering column lower shaft may have been secured to the steering gear assembly with an incorrect fastener, which can result in the separation of steering components and cause a loss of steering control. A loss of steering control increases the risk of a crash.

This recall potentially affects 385 vehicles. Dealers will replace the lower steering shaft fastener. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 20. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 24S32.

Ford Maverick software error may cause loss of drive power

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2022-2024 Maverick vehicles. The Hybrid Powertrain Control Module software may cause the vehicle to shift into neutral unexpectedly, causing a loss of drive power. A loss of drive power increases the risk of a crash. 

This recall potentially affects 8,727 vehicles. Dealers will update the HPCM software. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 23. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 24S33.

Freightliner models' park brakes may fail or engage unexpectedly

Daimler Truck North America is recalling certain 2024-2025 Freightliner Business Class M2 vehicles. The rubber ball seal in the Intellipark Park Valve Modules may fracture and cause a leak, which can result in park brake failure or unexpected park brake engagement while driving. Park brake failure or unexpected park brake engagement while driving increases the risk of a crash.

This recall potentially affects 220 vehicles. Dealers will replace the Intellipark PVM. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 12. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is F1000.

General Motors models have insufficient wire insulation in electric motor

General Motors is recalling certain 2024 Cadillac Lyriq, Chevrolet Blazer EV, Chevrolet Silverado EV, GMC Hummer EV SUV, and GMC Sierra EV vehicles. The electric motors in the rear drive units may have insufficiently insulated wires that can contact each other, resulting in a loss of drive power. A loss of drive power increases the risk of a crash.

This recall potentially affects 10 vehicles. Dealers will replace the rear drive unit. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 24. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 800-222-1020; Cadillac customer service at 800-458-8006; Hummer customer service at 800-732-5493; or GMC customer service at 800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N242447080.

See also: Recall Roundup: Safety notices issued for commercial vans and trucks

Honda Ridgeline rearview camera image may not display

Honda is recalling certain 2020-2024 Ridgeline vehicles. The rearview camera tailgate wire harness may fatigue and break, which can prevent the rearview camera image from displaying. A rearview camera that does not display an image can reduce the driver's rearview, increasing the risk of a crash.

This recall potentially affects 187,290 vehicles. Dealers will replace the RVC tailgate wire harness. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 1. Owners may contact Honda service at 888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is YI7.

Mack MD has incorrect GAWR on certification label

Mack Trucks is recalling certain 2024-2025 MD vehicles. The Gross Axle Weight Rating listed on the vehicle certification label is incorrect, which can allow the vehicle to be overloaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification." An overloaded vehicle can increase the risk of a crash.

This recall potentially affects 18 vehicles. Dealers will remove and replace the label. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 3. Owners may contact Mack customer service at 800-866-1177. Mack's number for this recall is SC0463.

Rivian models’ missing dashboard airbag warning label

Rivian Automotive is recalling certain 2024 R1T and R1S vehicles. The dashboard airbag warning label may be missing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Without the dashboard label, operators may be unaware of the increased risks that an airbag poses to an infant or child in the front seat, increasing the risk of injury to occupants.

This recall potentially affects 127 vehicles. Rivian will mail owners the warning label information. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 21. Owners may contact Rivian customer service at 888-748-4264. Rivian's number for this recall is FSAM-1429.

About the Author

Jenna Hume | Digital Editor

Digital Editor Jenna Hume previously worked as a writer in the gaming industry. She has a bachelor of fine arts degree in creative writing from Truman State University and a master of fine arts degree in writing from Lindenwood University. She is currently based in Missouri. 

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