For a second straight week, the national average retail price of diesel fell the week ended Sept. 19, dropping 2.9 cents to $3.833 a gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Average prices were down in all regions, led by the Midwest where the average price fell 4.2 cents to $3.799. Prices slipped less than a penny a gallon on the West Coast, California and New England.
With the latest price dip, the national average price is 87.3 cents higher than a year ago. The record diesel price was $4.764 in July 2008.
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Affected trucks include model year 2008-2018 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700 and 6900 trucks. DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.