Automotive recall

Transport Canada Recall - 2021172 - DAIMLER TRUCK NORTH AMERICA

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Last updated

Summary

Product
Truck - Med. & H.D. recalled by DAIMLER TRUCK NORTH AMERICA
Issue
Vehicle - Electrical
What to do

Please see corrective actions section below

Affected products

2019 | WESTERN STAR | 4700, 2019 | WESTERN STAR | 5700, 2020 | WESTERN STAR | 4700, 2020 | WESTERN STAR | 5700, 2021 | WESTERN STAR | 4700, 2021 | WESTERN STAR | 5700, 2022 | WESTERN STAR | 4700, 2022 | WESTERN STAR | 5700

Issue

Issue:
On certain trucks, an undersized wire in the ground circuit harness could overheat and melt a connector. If this happens, the engine may stall and you may not be able to restart it.

Safety Risk:
A loss of engine power could increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Actions:
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will notify owners by mail and instruct you to take your truck to an authorized DTNA Service Facility to replace the ground wire harness.

Additional information

Background

Visit Transport Canada’s Motor Vehicle Safety Recalls Database for the original recall.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Automotive recall
Category
Vehicles - Truck - Med. & H.D.
Published by
Transport Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-65686
Transport Canada ID
2021172