Certain Autocar, Paccar, and Volvo vehicles are recalled.  -  Photo: Autocar/Paccar/Volvo/HDT

Certain Autocar, Paccar, and Volvo vehicles are recalled.

Photo: Autocar/Paccar/Volvo/HDT

HDT presents a monthly compilation of heavy-duty truck and trailer recalls as declared by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The following recalls pertain to November 2023. Safety concerns are the focus of NHTSA recalls, and it is imperative for vehicle owners to promptly address safety defects through cost-free repairs provided by dealers to mitigate potential risks of injuries or fatalities.

Stay abreast of these updates and prioritize the safety of your fleet, particularly if your lineup includes Mack Trucks, Autocar, Volvo, or Paccar vehicles.

Mack Trucks Recalls

  • Vehicles:
    • 2024 Granite.
    • 2024 TerraPro.
  • Potential Units Affected: 12.
  • Component: Rear lifting bracket.
  • Breakdown: The rear lifting bracket that attaches to the engine cylinder head may be insufficiently secured, allowing it to detach.
  • Solution: Inspect and replace the flanged stud in the rear lifting bracket.
  • Vehicles: 2024 MD trucks.
  • Potential Units Affected: 74.
  • Component: Steering wheel.
  • Breakdown: The steering wheel attachment bolt may loosen and separate from the steering shaft, causing the steering wheel to detach.
  • Solution: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the repair has been performed. Dealers will replace the steering wheel retention bolt.

Paccar Incorporated Recalls

  • Vehicles: 2024 Peterbilt 520.
  • Potential Units Affected: 9.
  • Component: Rear lifting bracket.
  • Breakdown: The rear lifting bracket that attaches to the engine cylinder head may be insufficiently secured, allowing it to detach.
  • Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the flanged stud in the rear lifting bracket.
  • Vehicles:
  • 2020 Kenworth T660.
  • 2018-2024 Kenworth T800.
  • 2018-2024 Kenworth W900.
  • Potential Units Affected: 3,841.
  • Component: Seatbelt.
  • Breakdown: An additional spacer may have been added to the joint that connects the seat to the seat belt tether and buckle, causing an unsecured connection.
  • Solution: Inspect and remove the additional spacer and replace the bolt.

Autocar Recalls

  • Vehicles:
    • 2023 ACX (Xpeditor).
    • 2023 DC (Legend).
  • Potential Units Affected: 104.
  • Component: Wheel lug nuts.
  • Breakdown: The wheel lug nuts may not be tightened properly.
  • Solution: Inspect and tighten the lug nuts

Daimler Trucks North America Recalls

  • Vehicles:
  • Potential Units Affected: 19.
  • Component: Rear lifting bracket.
  • Breakdown: The rear lifting bracket that attaches to the engine cylinder head may be insufficiently secured, allowing it to detach.
  • Solution: Inspect and replace the flanged stud in the rear lifting bracket.

Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Recalls

  • Component: Open Country and Extensa tires.
  • Potential Units Affected: 14,194.
  • Breakdown: The tires may have been produced using the wrong mold, which can result in the tread or tire sidewall detaching.
  • Solution: Inspect the tires for the DOT code and mold number and, if necessary, replace the tires.

Volvo Trucks North America Recalls

  • Vehicles: 
    • 2018-2024 VN.
    • 2018-2024 VNR.
    • 2018-2024 VHD.
  • Component: Side bench.
  • Potential Units Affected: 638.
  • Breakdown: The passenger side bench seat may be inadequately attached to the floor.
  • Solution: Dealers will replace the weld nut with two nuts and a washer.

Hino Recalls

  • Vehicles: 2022-2023 Hino NE7A, NE7B, NJ7A, NJ7B, NV7A, and NV7B vehicles equipped with a 2500 series transmission.
  • Potential Units Affected: 985.
  • Component: Shift selector.
  • Breakdown: The transmission shift selector has a Park 'P' position, even though the transmission does not contain a mechanical park mechanism.
  • Solution: Inspect and replace the shift selector.
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