FREIGHTLINER BUSINESS CLASS M2 2019: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : BUSINESS CLASS M2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2019-01-04 - 2019-05-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V443000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-09-10 Date Received by ODI: 2019-06-11 Date Added to Database: 2019-06-12
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-817
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 809
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2019-2020 Business Class M2 and 2020 108SD vehicles equipped with Meritor MX 120 EVO Front Drive Steer axles. The axles may have insufficient lubrication, which may result in damage to the wheel end bearings.
Consequence:
      If the bearings are damaged, the wheel may separate and cause a sudden loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the wheel end components, as necessary, free of charge. DTNA issued owners an interim notification on August 7, 2019. The recall began September 10, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-817.
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.