Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling approximately 5,375 model-year 2017-2021 Freightliner Business Class M2 trucks. The engine harness may contact and chafe at various locations around the air compressor and the frame rail. If the wires are damaged, they may short circuit, possibly causing an engine stall, which may increase the risk of a crash.
DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect for adequate clearance between harness and engine, and for any engine harness damage. Vehicles with a damaged harness will receive a new harness. These repairs will be performed free of charge.
DTNA's number for this recall is FL-858. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 5, 2020.
Owners may contact DTNA customer service at (800) 547-0712 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236.