FREIGHTLINER BUSINESS CLASS M2 2019: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : BUSINESS CLASS M2 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-08-27 - 2018-10-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V810000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-11-25 Date Received by ODI: 2019-11-13 Date Added to Database: 2019-11-13
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-838
Component: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Business Class M2 vehicles equipped with a certain PowerDrive EV electric drivetrain. Due to a software error, the VCU may activate the anti-roll back feature during slow moving or stop and go conditions, which can cause unexpected vehicle movement.
Consequence:
      Unexpected vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and Cummins dealers will update the VCU software, free of charge. The recall began November 25, 2019. Owners may contact Cummins customer service at 1-800-286-6467 or DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-838.
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.