2019-2020 RAM Chassis Cab Recall

2019-2020 3500 4500 5500 RAM Chassis Cab Recall Alert

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 cab chassis built with a Cummins 6.7L High Output engine. Inadequate warmup protection is the issue causing this RAM Chassis Cab Recall which can cause a lack of oil film on the engine connecting rod bearings while the engine is reaching operating temperature. This can result in engine damage and connecting rod failure, which could potentially puncture…

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2019-2021 Thor Hurricane WindSport Recall

2019-2021 Thor Hurricane Windsport Recall Notice

Thor Motor Coach (Thor) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Hurricane and Windsport motorhomes, models 27B, 29M, 32T, 33X, 34J, 34R and 35M. The Hurricance and Windsport recall is due to electronic control center circuit board may be damaged from voltages over 17 volts or a reverse polarity situation. Remedy Thor will notify owners regarding this Hurricane and Windsport Recall, and dealers will add an additional circuit module to the existing component…

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Jeep Ram Ecodiesel Tone Wheel Recall

2014-2018 Ram 1500 Ecodiesel Recall Alert

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling over 58,000 Jeep Ram Ecodiesel models including the Grand Cherokee SUVs and Ram 1500 trucks with 3.0-liter diesel engines. A problem with a sensor inside the engine might cause the vehicles to stall suddenly. If that happens when they’re in motion, it could lead to a crash. Similar FCA vehicles that don’t have 3.0-liter diesel engines aren’t included in this recall. In a report…

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Thor Front Seat Wiring Harness Recall

2020 Thor Front Seat Wiring Harness Recall Alert

Thor Motor Coach (Thor) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Daybreak, Four Winds, Quantum, Delano, Tiburon, Chateau and Freedom Elite motorhomes and 2020 Gemini, Chateau Citation, Compass, Siesta, and Synergy motorhomes built on Sprinter Van chassis (platform 970 (VS30), equipped with swivel seats due to a wiring harness recall issue. The wiring harnesses for the front seats may have been routed incorrectly and could become jammed and damaged in the swivel seat…

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2019 Mercedes Sprinter Van Chassis Recall

2019 Mercedes Sprinter Van Chassis Recall

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes Sprinter Van vehicles. The chassis may be missing the additional stabilization required for its cargo capacity. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems.” If the vehicles are operated without the necessary chassis stabilization, vehicle handling could be negatively affected, leading to the potential for a…

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RVs Experiencing Record Sales Numbers

RVs Experiencing Record Sales Numbers

The RV market has seen record sales in the time of coronavirus. According to a new report from the RV Industry Association, wholesale shipments of RVs reached their highest monthly total in June since October 2018, leading to record sales numbers. In June, more than 40,462 RVs were shipped out, the industry association reported — a 10 percent increase from the same time last year. For context, in April the RV…

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Aurora to Test Autonomous Trucks in TX

Aurora to test autonomous trucks in TX

Aurora, the autonomous trucks technology startup backed by Amazon, is expanding into Texas as it aims to accelerate the development of self-driving trucks. The company said it plans to test commercial routes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area with a mix of Fiat Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Class 8 trucks. A small fleet of Pacificas will arrive first. The trucks will be on the road in Texas by the end of…

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Freightliner Cascadia Brake Modulator Valve Recall

2017-2021 Freightliner Cascadia Brake Modulator Valve Recall

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2021 Freightliner Cascadia tractor trailers. The single brake modulator valve may be affected by chemical corrosion which can slow down the release timing and cause the brakes to pull to the affected side during automatic braking events. Remedy DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will perform repairs, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided the repair procedures. This recall…

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15 States to Electrify Trucks, Vans & Buses

15 States Announce Conversion to Electrify Trucks Vans and Buses

Fifteen states and Washington, DC have announced that they will follow California’s lead by doing away with diesel in favor of switching to electrify all heavy-duty trucks, vans, and buses, in what could be one of the most significant efforts to reduce harmful diesel engine pollution in the United States. It could also be a big development in the fight for environmental justice because emissions from diesel-powered commercial vehicles disproportionately harm…

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NJ Cracks Down on Selling Dirty Trucks

NJ Cracks down on dealerships selling dirty trucks

Multiple car dealerships in New Jersey turned profits in recent years by selling dirty trucks that lacked pollution controls, placing public health at risk. Now the state wants to make them pay. New Jersey officials announced on Wednesday that the state is taking car dealerships who sold polluting vehicles — particularly diesel trucks — to court. The action comes after a two-year investigation by the state Department of Environmental Protection.…

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