Tuesday

FCCC S2 Recall, Freightliner Cascadia, Century, Columbia, FLD, M2 Recalls, Sterling 7500, 8500, 9500, Acterra Recalls, Western Star 4900 Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FCCC S2 2007-2011
FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2007-2011
FREIGHTLINER CENTURY 2007-2011
FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2007-2011
FREIGHTLINER FLD 2007-2011
FREIGHTLINER M2 2007-2011
STERLING 7500 2007-2009 2011
STERLING 8500 2007-2011
STERLING 9500 2007-2011
STERLING ACTERRA 2007-2011
WESTERN STAR 4900 2007-2011
Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA Mfr's Report Date: JUL 26, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V341000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING Potential Number of Units Affected: 3094
Summary:

 DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2011 FREIGHTLINER, FCCC, STERLING, AND WESTERN STAR HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 5, 2006 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH SPECIFIC MBE900 EPA04 AND EPA07 MODEL ENGINES, AND MBE4000 EPA07 MODEL ENGINES. THE INTAKE AIR GRID HEATER MAY SHORT CIRCUIT AND FAIL DUE TO EXCESSIVE INTERNAL TEMPERATURES.
Consequence:

 A SHORT CIRCUITED GRID HEATER COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE AND INJURY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Remedy:

 DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE BUSES FREE OF CHARGE. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION.

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