FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2008: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-07-17 - 2010-02-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V102000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-08-04 Date Received by ODI: 2010-03-16 Date Added to Database: 2010-03-16
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL573
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 490
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT IN CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2010 CASCADIA EQUIPPED WITH LIFEGUARD ROLLTEK ADVANCED OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM. THE LIFEGUARD ROLLTEK IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROTECTION TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS IN THE EVENT OF A ROLLOVER ACCIDENT AND IT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY INSTALLED.
Consequence:
      REDUCED EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ADVANCED OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL RETAINERS TO ENSURE THE SYSTEM REMAINS FULLY FUNCTIONAL. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DAIMLER RECALL NO. FL-573.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 .