Weldon Division of Akron Brass – Overloaded Electrical System May Cause Fire

Weldon Division of Akron Brass (Akron Brass) is recalling certain Hercules HC 1.7 Node multiplex nodes, part number 6060-2010-00. In the event of a short circuit or wiring failure, the firmware in the node may fail to shut off the output pin, resulting in overloaded electrical circuits.

Report Received Date 01/30/2024
NHTSA ID 24E006000
Consequence Summary Overloaded electrical circuits can overheateasing the risk of fire.
Corrective Action Weldon will update the firmware, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 16, 2024. Owners may contact Akron Brass customer service at 1-800-228-1161. Akron Brass number for this recall is TBS-24-002. This recall involves the same issue as stated in previous safety recall 23E-084. Vehicle owners may have vehicles that are affected by one or both recalls.
Recall Code TSB 24-002
Potentially Affected 769
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
Recall Link Go to Recall (https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=24E006000)