FCCC XCM 2014: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Make : FCCC Model : XCM Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2010-01-21 - 2015-12-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V163000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-05-02 Date Received by ODI: 2018-03-12 Date Added to Database: 2018-03-12
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-762
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9480
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America, LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2011-2017 Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation "FCCC" XBR, XCL, XCM, and XCR recreational vehicle chassis, equipped with Cummins ISL engines. The power steering hose on the affected vehicles may be routed incorrectly, and, as a result, the hose may rub against the power stud on the starter motor, possibly causing electrical arcing and a power steering fluid leak.
Consequence:
      Electrical arcing in the presence of leaking power steering fluid can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the power steering hose to provide proper clearance, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712 . DTNA's number for this recall is FL-762. Note: This recall is an expansion of 16V-809.
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.