OTTAWA 60T 2006: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

Make : OTTAWA Model : 60T Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2006-09-26 - 2007-08-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V572000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-02-11 Date Received by ODI: 2007-12-18 Date Added to Database: 2007-12-14
Manufacturers Involved: Kalmar Solutions, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 915
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TERMINAL TRACTORS, THE HEATER/AIR-CONDITIONING "AC" DUCT UNDER THE DASH WAS NOT PROPERLY ROUTED OR SECURED. CHAFFING MAY OCCUR EXPOSING THE STEEL SPIRAL REINFORCEMENT.
Consequence:
      IF THIS REINFORCEMENT IS CONTACTED WITH AN ELECTRICAL POWER CONNECTOR, SUCH AS THE POWER STUD ON THE FIREWALL, IT MAY CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT RESULTING IN A SPARK AND POTENTIAL FIRE.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO INSPECT THEIR VEHICLE FOR THE PRESENCE OF THE DEFECTIVE HEATER/AC HOSE DUCT. IF AFTER INSPECTION, THE VEHICLE IS DETERMINED TO HAVE AN IMPROPER HEATER/AC HOSE, KALMAR WILL SEND A REPLACEMENT HEATER/AC HOSE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KALMAR AT 1-786-229-6327.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS 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.