2018 FREIGHTLINER MT45G - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner MT45G and MT55G custom chassis built with certain uStart Ultra Capacitors. The bracket that secures the capacitor to the battery tray may damage the capacitor and allow water to enter the capacitor, causing corrosion or a possible electrical short.

  • Hazard
    An electrical short can increase the risk of fire.
  • Consumer Action
    DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will remove the capacitors, replacing them with an additional conventional battery, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-760.
 
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