Latest NSTSA Recall Includes Nissan Morano

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Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
     NISSAN / MURANO     2003-2005
Manufacturer : NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.  
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V319000 Recall Date : JUL 12, 2005
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 125466
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT A WIRE BREAKING INSIDE THE ALTERNATOR COULD STOP THE BATTERY FROM CHARGING.
Consequence:
 IF THIS HAPPENS, THE CHARGER WARNING AND BRAKE WARNING LAMPS WILL IMMEDIATELY COME ON AND THE BATTERY WILL BEGIN TO DISCHARGE. AFTER A SHORT TIME, THE ENGINE WILL GO INTO A "FALL SAFE" CONDITION WHICH WILL LIMIT VEHICLE SPEED. THE ENGINE WILL STOP RUNNING WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE ALTERNATOR WITH A NEW VERSION WHICH HAS BEEN MODIFIED TO PREVENT MOVEMENT OF THE COIL. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON AUGUST 3, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
     NEW FLYER / D30LF     1997-2001
     NEW FLYER / D40LF     1997-2002
Manufacturer : NEW FLYER INDUSTRIES LTD  
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V320000 Recall Date : JUL 08, 2005
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 321
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN TRANSIT BUSES EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES 40 ENGINES, THE TURBOCHARGER CAN FAIL ALLOWING LUBRICATING OIL TO SPILL ONTO THE ENGINE.
Consequence:
 THIS CAN RESULT IN A FIRE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE TURBOCHARGER TO PREVENT THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE. DETROIT DIESEL IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DETROIT DIESEL AT 313-592-3708 OR NEW FLYER AT 1-204-982-8400.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236; (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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     MCI / J4500     2004-2006
Manufacturer : MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES, INC  
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V322000 Recall Date : JUL 13, 2005
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 156
Summary:
 ON CERTAIN MOTOR COACHES EQUIPPED WITH I-SHAFTS SUPPLIED BY ZF HEAVY DUTY STEERING, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A FAILURE OF THE FORK/SHAFT CONNECTION.
Consequence:
 IF THIS OCCURS, THE VEHICLE COULD SUFFER A LOSS OF STEERING ABILITY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
 MCI, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF ZF, INTENDS TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR REMEDYING THE DEFECTIVE I-SHAFTS. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MCI AT 1-204-284-5360.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236; (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
     AIRSTREAM / LAND YACHT     2003-2005
     AIRSTREAM / SKY DECK     2003-2005
Manufacturer : AIRSTREAM, INC.  
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V323000 Recall Date : JUL 13, 2005
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 213
Summary:
 CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH ACTIA CORPORATE INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS)NOS. 101 "CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS" AND 105 "HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE INCORRECT SOFTWARE PROGRAMMED INTO THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER SUCH THAT CERTAIN DRIVER WARNINGS REQUIRED BY FMVSS 101 AND 105 ARE NOT DISPLAYED. AS A RESULT OF THIS INCORRECT SOFTWARE, THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER MAY FAIL TO ILLUMINATE WARNING LAMPS INDICATING BRAKE SYSTEM FAILURE CODES.
Consequence:
 DRIVERS WOULD NOT BE WARNED OF BRAKE SYSTEM FAILURES.
Remedy:
 AIRSTREAM IS WORKING WITH WORKHORSE TO NOTIFY OWNERS AND HAVE THE REPAIR PERFORMED ON THEIR VEHICLES. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-246-7731 OR AIRSTREAM AT 1-877-596-6505.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236; (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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