FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2013: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-08-06 - 2012-12-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V242000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-06-26 Date Received by ODI: 2014-04-29 Date Added to Database: 2014-05-09
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-653
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 73
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA" is recalling certain model year 2013 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles with rear axles assembled by Meritor and equipped with ConMet Preset Plus Hubs manufactured from August 6, 2012 through December 7, 2012. In the affected axles, the axle hub may be missing a locking snap ring.
Consequence:
      If the snap ring is missing, the rear wheels may separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the affected wheel ends for the lock ring, and install them as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall began on June 26, 2014. Owners may contact DTNA at 1-800-547-0712. The manufacturer's number for this recall is FL-653.
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.