Autocar recalled 1,505 2017-2018 Xpeditor severe duty trucks to fix an electrical problem in the window defrost mechanism that can cause it to overheat and start a fire.

The vehicles were produced between Oct. 26, 2016 and Nov. 14, 2017.

Mechanics will fix the issue by adding a harness with one-amp fuses to the circuit if a problem is found, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notice.

The recall is expected to begin on Jan. 15.

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