Government Recall List Revealed

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls:


Spindle Nuts Improperly Tightened

Improperly tightened spindle nuts may cause excessive axle vibration and overheat the bearings, affecting vehicle control, and increasing the crash risk.

Carson is recalling certain 2021 Carson Carrier trailers. The spindle nuts on the axles may have been improperly tightened during assembly. Dealers will properly tighten the spindle nuts, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact Carson’s customer service at 1-800-837-2505. Carson’s number for this recall is Recall3.


Automatic Locking Retractor Malfunction/FMVSS 208

An unsecured child restraint system can increase the injury risk during a crash.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,514

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Metris, and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles equipped with Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) seat belt assemblies. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact DVUSA’s customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

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