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2011 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA Recall - Campaign #11V110000

 
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2011 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA RECALL - #11V110000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA AND CONORADO AND WESTERN STAR 4900 HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 22, 2010, THROUGH JANUARY 28, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH AN EPA10 ISX ENGINE. THE ROUTING AND SECURING OF THE ALTERNATOR CABLES MAY ALLOW THE CABLE TO CONTACT OR NEARLY CONTACT AN ENGINE HEAT SHIELD POTENTIALLY DAMAGING THE CABLE INSULATION.

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Vehicle 2011 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA
Manufacturer DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Manufactured between 4/22/2010 - 1/28/2011
Recalled on 2/23/2011
Influenced by DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Owners Notified on 4/26/2011
# Affected 239
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Description DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA AND CONORADO AND WESTERN STAR 4900 HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 22, 2010, THROUGH JANUARY 28, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH AN EPA10 ISX ENGINE. THE ROUTING AND SECURING OF THE ALTERNATOR CABLES MAY ALLOW THE CABLE TO CONTACT OR NEARLY CONTACT AN ENGINE HEAT SHIELD POTENTIALLY DAMAGING THE CABLE INSULATION.
Consequences A POSITIVE ALTERNATOR CABLE, WITH DAMAGED INSULATION, THAT MAY CONTACT A GROUNDED COMPONENT CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Corrective action DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ALTERNATOR CABLES FOR DAMAGE TO THE INSULATION. CABLES WITH DAMAGE TO THE INSULATION WILL BE REPLACED. THE CABLE ROUTING AND SECURING WILL BE MODIFIED TO ENSURE SUFFICIENT CLEARENCE TO THE HEAT SHIELD. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes DAIMLER TRUCKS' RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS FL-590.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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