Daimler Trucks North America recalling certain Western Star and Freightliner trucks because of the potential for a high-pressure fuel leak, which, in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.
The recall of components in the diesel fuel system could affect about 2,843 units of the following makes and model years:
- 2019-2021 FCCC XCP Chassis vehicles
- 2019-2022 Freightliner 114SD
- 2020-2022 Western Star 4700
- 2020 Western Star WJ121
- 2021 Western Star WF110
- 2021-2022 Western Star 49X
- 2021-2022 Freightliner Cascadia P4
- 2022 Western Star 47X
The fuel tubes between the fuel rail and the injectors for cylinders four, five, and six may fatigue and crack, which can result in a high-pressure fuel leak, DTNA officals reported.
As a remedy, dealers will replace the fuel tubes and install vibration isolators. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Feb. 10, 2022.