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July 17, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V451000
Battery Cable may Rub Against Frame Rail

A battery cable short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V451000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,308

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Freightliner Custom Chassis XCR chassis. A battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL741.

Rick

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