Recall - WESTERN STAR ( 20V281000)

Undersized Ground Wire May Cause Engine Stall

An engine stall may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V281000 Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Potential Number of Units Affected 2,987

Summary Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Western Star 4700 and 5700 vehicles. 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.

Remedy 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 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-852.