FCCC MCL 2012: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Make : FCCC Model : MCL Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2005-03-18 - 2011-07-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V242000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-11-07 Date Received by ODI: 2012-05-30 Date Added to Database: 2012-05-30
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-628
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2287
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA "DTNA" IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2012 FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS INCOMPLETE MOTORHOME CHASSIS MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 18, 2005, THROUGH JULY 19, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH BOSCH HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKE. HYDRAULIC BRAKE EQUIPPED MOTORHOME CHASSIS EXPOSED TO LONG PERIODS OF TIME OF NON-DRIVING MAY EXPERIENCE DIAMETRICAL BRAKE CALIPER PISTON GROWTH AND REDUCED PISTON TO BORE CLEARANCE POTENTIALLY LEADING TO BRAKE DRAG AND OVERHEATING RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE.
Consequence:
      REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE MAY LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DTNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DTNA DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 7, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DTNA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS FL-628.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .