Van Hool MotorCoach Steering Box Recall

Van Hool N.V. (Van Hool) is recalling certain 2010-2014 C2045 and T2145 motorcoaches, 2014-2015 TX40 motorcoaches, 2014-2017 TX45 motorcoaches, 2011-2015 TD925 motorcoaches, 2014-2016 CX45 motorcoaches and 2010-2013 T2140 motorcoach. When the vehicle is started in low temperatures, the steering wheel may be difficult to turn. CONSEQUENCE: Reduced steering ability can increase the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Van Hool will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering box, free…

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Mack Truck Front Wheel Hub Recall Alert

Mack Trucks Front Wheel Hub Recall Alert

Mack Trucks, Inc. (Mack) is recalling certain model year 2012, 2014-2015 and 2017 Granite (GU), 2012-2017 Pinnacle (CHU, CXU), and 2013-2015 and 2017 Titan (TD) trucks manufactured January 7, 2011, to September 29, 2016. The affected vehicles were built with front wheel hubs that cannot support the gross axle weight rating of the front axle. CONSEQUENCE: Overloaded front wheel hubs can result in premature failure of the hubs, bearings, and…

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Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Delivery Van

Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Delivery Van

At last year’s IAA show in Hannover, Germany, Mercedes-Benz Vans unveiled its drone-delivery Vision Van and teased the press with its Vans & Robots concept. On the eve of the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Stefan Maurer, head of future transportation for Mercedes-Benz Vans, went into greater detail about its ideas for incorporating new robot technologies in its Sprinter van to better optimize last-mile delivery in an ever-increasing…

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2014-2017 FreightLiner Front Wheel Hub Recall

FreightLiner Business Class M2 Truck

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 Freightliner M2 Business Class, 108 SD, 114 SD, Cascadia, Coronado, Western Star 4700, 4800, and 5700 XE trucks manufactured March 15, 2013, to July 29, 2016 and equipped with Conmet aluminum non-high capacity hubs. These vehicles specify a front axle weight limit that may be greater than that of the hub capacity. As a result, the hub may…

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Eldorado EZ Rider Bus Front Wheel Recall

Eldorado National California EZ Rider II Transit Bus

Eldorado National-California, Inc. (Eldorado National) is recalling certain model year 2016 E-Z Rider II transit buses manufactured March 1, 2016, to July 31, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with front steel rims that may allow the inside sidewall of the front tires to contact the outer end of the front tie-rods due to insufficient clearance. CONSEQUENCE: If the tie-rods contact the front tires, the tires may be damaged and…

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