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BATTERY BOX/METAL GROUNDING


ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, EXPOSED 12V TERMINALS ON THE BATTERY DISCONNECT SWITCH ARE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO A HINGED METAL LATCH ON THE BATTERY BOX LID. WHEN LATCHING OR UN-LATCHING THE BATTERY BOX LID, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A PERSON WEARING METAL JEWELRY (LIKE A WATCH OR FINGER RING) MIGHT CONNECT THE GROUNDED, METAL LATCH TO THE EXPOSED POSITIVE TERMINALS ON THE BATTERY DISCONNECT SWITCH THROUGH SUCH JEWELRY.
Products:
AUTOCAR     WX     Vehicle     2004, 2005     
AUTOCAR     WXLL     Vehicle     2004, 2005     
AUTOCAR     WXR     Vehicle     2004, 2005     
Components:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     111100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     
Units Affected:    30
Recall Date:    Feb 9, 2006
Mfg:
AUTOCAR, LLC     
Mfg Campaign No:    A-0601
NHTSA Type:    Vehicle
Recall ID:    22566
Last Published:    Feb 9, 2006

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RecallMe Number:    06V042000
RecallMe Status:    Announced