FREIGHTLINER MT45G 2013: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : MT45G Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2010-02-15 - 2013-09-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V073000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-12-16 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-640
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3207
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 MT45G and MT55G van chassis manufactured from February 15, 2010, through September 3, 2013. These vehicles have gasoline fuel tanks that may experience cracks in the welds and tank material.
Consequence:
      Cracks in the fuel tanks could lead to a leakage of gasoline and vapors. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a vehicle fire.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace any of the affected fuel tanks free of charge. The recall began on December 16, 2013. Owners may contact DTNA at 1-800-447-4986.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DTNA's recall campaign number is FL-640.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.