Setra of North America Electrical System:alternator/generator/regulator Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
SETRA / S407 CC
SETRA / S417
SETRA / S417TC
Model Year(s):
2012-2013
2009
2011-2013

Manufacturer: SETRA OF NORTH AMERICA

Report Receipt Date: NOV 23, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V547000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 203

Summary:
Setra is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 S417, S417TC, and S407CC motorcoaches, manufactured from May 2009 through June 2012. An incorrect routing of the ground wire near the alternator may lead to the chaffing and abrasion of the wire.

Consequence:
A damaged alternator ground wire could result in a short circuit and may lead to a vehicle fire.

Remedy:
Setra’s designated importer, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), will be conducting this recall. MCI will notify owners and will reroute the wiring free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in mid-December 2012. Owners may contact Motor Coach Industries at 1-502-318-3077.

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