Report Receipt Date:MAR 04, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number:13V073000 Component(s):FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE Potential Number of Units Affected:2,825 Manufacturer:Daimler Trucks North America
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 MT45G and MT55G van chassis manufactured from February 15, 2010, through April 30, 2012. These vehicles have gasoline fuel tanks that may experience cracks in the welds and tank material.
Cracks in the fuel tanks could lead to a leakage of gasoline and vapors. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a vehicle fire. For more than two months they built van chassis units whose fuel tank welds can crack apart?