ALTEC 4900 2019: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
|Make : ALTEC||Model : 4900||Year : 2019|
|Build Dates : 2016-10-18 - 2018-02-06|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V191000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-29||Date Received by ODI: 2018-03-26||Date Added to Database: 2018-03-26|
|Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-766|
|Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7128|
Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700, and 6900 trucks. The affected trucks have a power stud that passes through the bulkhead. In certain circumstances the power stud may contact the bulkhead and result in an electrical arc.
An electrical arc can increase the risk of a fire.
DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the power stud for the proper clearance to the bulkhead, and replace it if necessary, free of charge. DTNA issued an interim notification to owners on May 23, 2018. The recall began October 29, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-766.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.