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2016 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA Recall - Campaign #16V143000

 
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2016 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA RECALL - #16V143000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT : AIR CONDITIONER

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Freightliner Cascadia trucks manufactured from March 24, 2014, through November 9, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with Bergstrom Parksmart HVAC auxiliary units. On these units, there may be inadequate contact between the electrical connector on the compressor and electrical pins causing a high electrical resistance resulting in excessive heat.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2016 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA
Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufactured between 3/24/2014 - 11/9/2015
Recalled on 3/9/2016
Influenced by Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Owners Notified on 5/12/2016
# Affected 8,865
Recalled for EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
Description Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Freightliner Cascadia trucks manufactured from March 24, 2014, through November 9, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with Bergstrom Parksmart HVAC auxiliary units. On these units, there may be inadequate contact between the electrical connector on the compressor and electrical pins causing a high electrical resistance resulting in excessive heat.
Consequences The overheated connection can increase the risk of a fire.
Corrective action DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector caps. Additionally, dealers will replace the harnesses if there is evidence of heat discoloration. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on May 12, 2016. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's recall number for this campaign is FL-703.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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