VOLVO VHD 2003: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Make : VOLVO Model : VHD Year : 2003
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V573000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-02-25 Date Received by ODI: 2007-12-14 Date Added to Database: 2007-12-14
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX0707
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 104845
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, THE CIRCUIT PROTECTION "I.E. AUTOMATIC CIRCUIT BREAKERS" USED TO PROTECT THE VEHICLE LIGHTING SYSTEM MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION.
Consequence:
      IF A SHORT CIRCUIT OCCURS AND IS LEFT UNTREATED, COMPONENTS AND WIRING MAY BE SUBJECT TO OVERHEATING WHICH COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CIRCUIT BREAKERS WITH FUSES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 25, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VOLVO TRUCKS RECALL NO. RVXX0707.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.