FREIGHTLINER MT-45 2001: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : MT-45 Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-06-01 - 2001-01-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V116000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-07-23 Date Received by ODI: 2001-04-13 Date Added to Database: 2001-04-24
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-278
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1400
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STEP VANS. WATER COULD ENTER THE ELECTRICAL RELAYS RESULTING IN AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW SEALED RELAY AND FUSE BOX WITH SEALED RELAYS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 23, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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