FREIGHTLINER BUSINESS CLASS M2 2019: STEERING

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : BUSINESS CLASS M2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2017-12-01 - 3018-05-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V487000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-08-13 Date Received by ODI: 2018-07-20 Date Added to Database: 2018-07-30
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-781
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9093
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner Business Class M2 trucks. The steering shaft assembly may have been installed incorrectly, which can cause a loss of connection between the steering wheel and the front wheels.
Consequence:
      A loss of connection between the steering wheel and front wheels can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the steering assembly installation, repairing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began August 9, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-781.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.