FREIGHTLINER 108SD 2013: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : 108SD Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2011-12-03 - 2012-10-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V074000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-04-29 Date Received by ODI: 2013-03-04 Date Added to Database: 2013-03-07
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-639
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 161
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Business Class M2, 108SD, 114SD vehicle chassis, manufactured from December 3, 2011, through October 12, 2012 and equipped with a SmartPlex switch hub module. Residue left over in the manufacturing process of the switch hub module may lead to intermittent shorts and energizing of certain switch hub module outputs.
Consequence:
      If the module is energized, the module may inadvertently activate body equipment or features, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle operator or increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace any of the affected modules free of charge. The recall began on April 29, 2013. Owners may contact DTNA at 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DTNA's recall campaign number is FL-639.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.