Recalls - 2009 GM G4500

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

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Defect Description

Trans-Air Manufacturing Corp. (Trans-Air) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 GM G3500 and G4500 vehicles modified with Trans-Air add-on compressor mount kits, part numbers 4012506-01, 4012506-02, 4013126-01, 4013126-02, 4013235-01, 4013235-02, 4012909, 4013125, 4013222 and 717173 installed by Trans-Air personnel. After installing a compressor, a power distribution terminal strip may not have been properly reconnected.

Defect Consequence

If the power distribution terminal strip has a poor connection or a loose connection, the strip may arc or overheat, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.

Defect Corrective Action

Trans-Air will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the power distribution terminal strip connection, correcting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 29, 2015. Owners may contact Trans-Air customer service at 1-800-673-2446.


Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

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