GM Sued Over DuraMax Diesel Emissions

Chevrolet & GMC Silverado & Sierra Duramax Diesel 6.6 Emission Law Suit

Two owners of diesel-powered General Motors vehicles are accusing the car maker of producing an engine that exceeds U.S. standards for pollutant emissions under normal driving conditions, in a lawsuit that targets more than 700,000 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Truck Models equipped with 6.6L Duramax Diesel Engines. The class-action lawsuit accuses GM of using “at least three separate ‘defeat devices’ to increase engine power and efficiency” in its Duramax…

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2008-2009 Sterling Bullet 4500 & 5500 Recall

Sterling 4500 & 5500 Recall

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Sterling Bullet 4500 and 5500 cab chassis vehicles manufactured November 1, 2007, to November 7, 2008. The affected vehicles have a 220 amp alternator that may develop a short circuit. CONSEQUENCE: If the alternator develops a short circuit, there is an increased risk of a fire. REMEDY: DTNA will notify owners, and DTNA dealers will replace the alternator,…

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Isuzu NPR & Chevrolet Low Cab Forward Recall

Chevrolet Low Cab Forward & Isuzu NPR HD Truck Recall

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 HD, 4500HD, and 4500XD 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…

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Ram 3500/4500/5500 Transfer Case Recall

Dodge Ram 3500 4500 5500 Transfer Case Recall

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through January 7, 2016, and 2016 Dodge Ram 4500/5500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through October 8, 2015. The transfer case may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that may cause a shaft fracture. CONSEQUENCE: If the main output shaft fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power,…

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2008-2009 Sterling Bullet Airbag Recall

Sterling Bullet Airbag Recall

SUMMARY: Daimler Trucks of North America (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Sterling Bullet 4500 and 5500 chassis cab vehicles manufactured October 15, 2007, through November 10, 2008. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute…

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