2021 FREIGHTLINER ECONIC SD - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Freightliner EconicSD vehicles. The routing and securement of certain electrical power cables at the battery relay and ground cable may cause the components to be damaged.
HazardA damaged power cable wire coming into contact with the ground cable at the battery relay may increase the risk of a fire from overloading the ground connection. Additionally, a damaged ground connection may also result in an unexpected engine stall without warning and inability to restart, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionDTNA will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the left ground cable and install a new connection joint, and the battery cables will be reoriented and a new heat sleeve installed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 3, 2021. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-867.