Inadequate Clearance For Electrical Fuse Terminal – 2021-2024 Reading Dump Body Trucks

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March 22, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V222000

Inadequate Clearance For Electrical Fuse Terminal

Contact with the main fuse terminal can cause electrical arcing, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V222

Manufacturer Reading Truck Equipment LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 48

 

Summary

Reading Truck Equipment, LLC (Reading) is recalling certain 2021-2024 dump body trucks. Inadequate clearance may allow the hood to contact the main electrical fuse terminal.

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and relocate fuse terminal and fuse, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 29, 2024. Owners may contact Reading customer service at 1-800-458-2226.

 

Notes

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 www.nhtsa.gov.

 


Chronology :

Reading Truck Equipment was made aware of a warranty claim due to a thermal event of a dump body installed on a Ford medium duty truck chassis on 03/12/2024.

Reading inspected the truck on 03/20/2024 and established that the root cause for the thermal event was due to the dump body primary fuse not installed to provide sufficient hood underside clearance.

Reading Truck Equipment decided to declare a recall related to this due to the safety risk on 03/21/2024

 


4 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
READING TRUCK EQUIPMENT DUMP BODIED TRUCKS 2021-2024

 


3 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V222-8180.pdf 645.966KB

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V222-7827.PDF 213.676KB

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-24V222-8553.pdf 1135.109KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most recent Recall Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=24V222&docType=RCL

 


 

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