FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2012: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-10-21 - 2013-04-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V127000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-06-06 Date Received by ODI: 2013-04-09 Date Added to Database: 2013-04-09
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-642
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 50
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Cascadia and Coronado vehicles manufactured between November 21, 2011, and April 3, 2013. In the affected vehicles, when the ignition is off and the door is opened without the parking brake applied, the dashboard does not display the correct message of "Park Brake Off Door Open."
Consequence:
      Without the proper warning, a driver may not be reminded to apply the parking brake which may lead to a vehicle roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will update then display software. The safety recall began on June 6, 2013. Owners may contact DTNA at 1-800-547-0712. Daimler's recall campaign number is FL-642.
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's Vehicle Safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.