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|
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.
If the alternator develops a short circuit, there is an increased risk of a fire.
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:|
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.