FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2017: STEERING

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-08-23 - 2017-07-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V629000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-10-26 Date Received by ODI: 2017-10-06 Date Added to Database: 2017-10-11
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-748
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 138
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles. The upper steering pinch bolt may not have been properly tightened, possibly causing a loss of mechanical connection between the steering wheel and front wheels.
Consequence:
      A loss of steering control increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will verify that the upper steering shaft pinch bolt is properly tightened, free of charge. The recall began on October 26, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-748. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until they have been checked.
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.