DC-2404 – Fusible Links May Cause Fire – 2020-2024 Autocar DC (Legend)

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April 11, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V264000

Fusible Links May Cause Fire

During a short circuit, the fusible link may ignite nearby material, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V264

Manufacturer Autocar, LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 597

 

Summary

Autocar, LLC (Autocar) is recalling certain 2020-2024 DC (Legend) vehicles. The wiring harness may route fusible links too closely to other components.

 

Remedy

Dealers will repair or replace the harness to include proper circuit protection, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 6, 2024. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611. Autocar’s number for this recall is DC-2404.

 

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 :

May 3, 2023, Autocar personnel reported four events that occurred during manufacturing. May 4, 2023, Autocar began investigation. May 2023 through March 6, 2024, investigation, evaluation and testing concluded. April 6, 2024, the investigation and testing information was presented to Autocar’s management team and out of an abundance of caution, Autocar decides to perform a voluntary safety recall.

 


5 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
AUTOCAR LEGEND 2020-2024

 


2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V264-5619.PDF 217.266KB

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V264-5895.pdf 645.599KB

 


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=24V264&docType=RCL

 


 

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