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Sterling 360 Truck Recall

2008 Sterling 360
Manufacturer : DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Mfr's Report Date : AUG 04, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V398000

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 238

Summary: DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING 238 Model Year 2008 STERLING 360 TRUCKS. IMPROPERLY ALIGNED BOLT HOLES ON THE TURBOCHARGER MOUNTING BRACKET MAY LEAD TO CRACKING IN THE TURBOCHARGER HOUSING.

Consequence: EXHAUST GASES CAN BE RELEASED FROM THE CRACK IN THE TURBOCHARGER HOUSING, WHICH IN THE WORST CASE, COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE INSTALLATION AND THE TURBOCHARGER BRACKET WILL BE REPLACED WITH A REDESIGNED BRACKET, WHICH ALLEVIATES THE BOLT HOLE MISALIGNMENT.

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