Make : INTERNATIONAL Model : 4900 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2013-07-23 - 2014-12-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V182000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-05-26 Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-27 Date Added to Database: 2015-03-27
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL680
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2226
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700, and 6900 trucks manufactured from July 23, 2013, through December 4, 2014, and equipped with certain Kidde disposable handheld fire extinguishers. These fire extinguishers may not fully discharge as designed when the lever is repeatedly pressed and released.
      In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not work correctly, there is an increased risk of injury to the truck occupants.
      DTNA will notify owners, and Kidde will provide a replacement extinguisher when contacted directly or affected owners may go to an authorized DTNA repair facility to order a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall began on May 26, 2015. Affected owners may contact Kidde directly toll free at "855" 283-7991 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL680.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      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