Almost 10,000 Daimler Semi Tractors Recalled Due To Fuel System Issue
A fuel system issue has prompted the recall of nearly 10,000 Daimler trucks. Inappropriately placed sealing washers could be the reason behind this entire recall.
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The Semi Tractors Recall
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Daimler Trucks North America recalls some late-model semi truck tractors due to a sealing washer in the fuel rail assembly that might not be appropriately placed. This could enable the fuel rail assembly to leak and eventually cause a fire.
The following makes and models are included in the recall:
- 2018-20 Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. XB chassis
- 2018-21 FCCC XC chassis
- 2018-21 Freightliner 108SD
- 2018-21 Freightliner 114SD
- 2018-21 Freightliner Business Class M2
- 2021 Freightliner Custom Chassis XB
- 2018-21 Western Star 4700
The recall, which was disclosed to the NHTSA by Daimler Trucks North America on May 7th, has affected over 9,662 vehicles.
According to the NHTSA, the remedy for the recall is still being established. Additionally, the letters are anticipated to be sent to owners on July 5th, 2021.
Daimler Trucks North America’s customer service line can be reached at 1-800-547-0712.
Editor’s Note on Daimler Fuel System Recall 2021 – Semi Trucks May Catch Fire Over Improper Fitting of Sealing Washer:
This article is published to inform you of the latest recall made by Daimler Trucks North America. They recall almost 10,000 late-model semi truck tractors due to a sealing washer in the fuel rail assembly that might not be appropriately placed, enabling the fuel rail assembly to leak and eventually cause a fire.
Case name & no.: Daimler Fuel System Recall 2021
Service: commercial vehicle manufacturer
Allegation: fuel system issue affecting nearly 10,000 Daimler trucks
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