Recalls - 2013 FREIGHTLINER MT45G

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

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 MT45G and MT55G van chassis manufactured from February 15, 2010, through September 3, 2013. These vehicles have gasoline fuel tanks that may experience cracks in the welds and tank material.

Defect Consequence

Cracks in the fuel tanks could lead to a leakage of gasoline and vapors. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a vehicle fire.

Defect Corrective Action

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace any of the affected fuel tanks free of charge. The recall began on December 16, 2013. Owners may contact DTNA at 1-800-447-4986.


DTNA's recall campaign number is FL-640. 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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