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Daimler Trucks recalls Western Star 4700s and 5700s

The engine may stall without the ability to restart

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling 2,987 model year 2019-2021 Western Star 4700s and 5700s.

A particular 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 increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

DTNA will notify 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 at (800) 547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-852.

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