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2010 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA Recall - Campaign #09V428000

 
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2010 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA RECALL - #09V428000

RECALL FOR ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 FREIGHTLINER, AND STERLING VEHICLES EQUIPPED DETROIT DIESEL DD13 EPA07 ENGINES WHICH WERE MANUFACTURED WITH GRID HEATERS. INCREASED INTERNAL GRID HEATER RESISTANCE CAUSED BY IMPROPERLY TIGHTENED SCREWS MAY MELT THE SOLDER ON THE GRID HEATER CIRCUIT BOARD LEADING TO A SHORT CIRCUIT.

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Vehicle 2010 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA
Manufacturer DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Manufactured between 10/31/2008 - 10/23/2009
Recalled on 11/2/2009
Influenced by DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Owners Notified on 12/18/2009
# Affected 1,726
Recalled for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Description DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 FREIGHTLINER, AND STERLING VEHICLES EQUIPPED DETROIT DIESEL DD13 EPA07 ENGINES WHICH WERE MANUFACTURED WITH GRID HEATERS. INCREASED INTERNAL GRID HEATER RESISTANCE CAUSED BY IMPROPERLY TIGHTENED SCREWS MAY MELT THE SOLDER ON THE GRID HEATER CIRCUIT BOARD LEADING TO A SHORT CIRCUIT.
Consequences A SHORT CIRCUIT COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE AND INJURY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Corrective action DETROIT DIESEL WILL REPAIR VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE ENGINE CONTROL LOGIC WILL BE REPROGRAMMED TO PROVIDE COLD WEATHER STARTING WITHOUT THE NEED OF A GRID HEATER. WIRING TO THE GRID HEATER WILL BE REMOVED. THE SAFETY RECALLBEGAN ON DECEMBER 18, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DETROIT DIESEL AT 1-313-592-5800 OR DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALL NO. 09C-5.OWNERS 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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