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2008 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA Recall - Campaign #09V024000

 
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2008 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA RECALL - #09V024000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING 14181 MY 2007-2009 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CAB SIGNAL-DETECT AND ACTIVATION MODULES (SAMS). POTENTIAL CORROSION DAMAGE DUE TO WATER INTRUSION INTO THE SAMS MAY CAUSE ELECTRICAL SHORTS OR INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF TAIL LAMPS, STOP LAMPS, SIDE MARKER LAMPS AND TRAILER LIGHTING. IN SOME CASES STARTER MOTORS HAVE ACTIVATED WITHOUT A KEY ON.

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Vehicle 2008 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA
Manufacturer DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Manufactured between 12/1/2006 - 12/17/2008
Recalled on 1/22/2009
Influenced by DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Owners Notified on 2/13/2009
# Affected 14,181
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Description DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING 14181 MY 2007-2009 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CAB SIGNAL-DETECT AND ACTIVATION MODULES (SAMS). POTENTIAL CORROSION DAMAGE DUE TO WATER INTRUSION INTO THE SAMS MAY CAUSE ELECTRICAL SHORTS OR INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF TAIL LAMPS, STOP LAMPS, SIDE MARKER LAMPS AND TRAILER LIGHTING. IN SOME CASES STARTER MOTORS HAVE ACTIVATED WITHOUT A KEY ON.
Consequences AN ELECTRICAL SHORT IN THE CAB SAM OR CHASSIS SAM MAY CAUSE MELTING IN THE SAM OR OTHER ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS WHICH MAY CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR INDICATION OF WATER INTRUSION OR DAMAGE TO THE SAMS. SAMS WILL BE REPLACED AS REQUIRED AND MODIFICATIONS WILL BE COMPLETED TO CONTROL POSSIBLE SOURCES OF WATER INTRUSION. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 13, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALL NO. FL545.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 .
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