FLEETWOOD CORONADO 2011: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : CORONADO Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-04-22 - 2011-01-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V110000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-04-26 Date Received by ODI: 2011-02-23 Date Added to Database: 2011-02-23
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-590
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 239
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA AND CONORADO AND WESTERN STAR 4900 HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 22, 2010, THROUGH JANUARY 28, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH AN EPA10 ISX ENGINE. THE ROUTING AND SECURING OF THE ALTERNATOR CABLES MAY ALLOW THE CABLE TO CONTACT OR NEARLY CONTACT AN ENGINE HEAT SHIELD POTENTIALLY DAMAGING THE CABLE INSULATION.
Consequence:
      A POSITIVE ALTERNATOR CABLE, WITH DAMAGED INSULATION, THAT MAY CONTACT A GROUNDED COMPONENT CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ALTERNATOR CABLES FOR DAMAGE TO THE INSULATION. CABLES WITH DAMAGE TO THE INSULATION WILL BE REPLACED. THE CABLE ROUTING AND SECURING WILL BE MODIFIED TO ENSURE SUFFICIENT CLEARENCE TO THE HEAT SHIELD. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS' RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS FL-590.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .