BENSON BULLET 2008: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : BENSON Model : BULLET Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-11-01 - 2008-11-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V880000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-01 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-07 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-07
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-729
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 235
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Sterling Bullet 4500 and 5500 cab chassis vehicles manufactured November 1, 2007, to November 7, 2008. The affected vehicles have a 220 amp alternator that may develop a short circuit.
Consequence:
      If the alternator develops a short circuit, there is an increased risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and DTNA dealers will replace the alternator, free of charge. The recall began on February 1, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-729.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.