US NHTSA Recalls: Western Star 4700 & 5700 Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of sixty (60) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the sixty (60) recalls the NHTSA announced this past month came news of the following:

Logo - Daimler Trucks North America LLCDaimler Trucks North America LLC (“DTNA”), a Portland, Oregon establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 2,987 model year 2019-2021 Western Star 4700 and 5700 Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Electrical System – Undersized Ground Wire may cause engine stall

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V281000 reports a specific wire in the ground harness may be undersized, possibly resulting in a melted connector in the ground circuit harness. If the connector becomes damaged, under certain circumstances, the engine may stall without the ability to restart.

According to the NHTSA, an engine stall may increase the risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

Daimler will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the ground harness, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin July 16, 2020. Owners may contact DTNA Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-547-0712 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). DTNA’s designation for this recall is FL-852.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Trucks North America LLC, please search for “Daimler” or “DTNA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Western Star brand, please search for “Western Star” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V281000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13086-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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