FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2018: EQUIPMENT

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-05-22 - 2017-06-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V452000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-09-14 Date Received by ODI: 2017-07-17 Date Added to Database: 2017-07-19
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-742
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2483
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner Cascadia, M2 Business Class, 114SD, and 122SD trucks, and Western Star 4700 and 5700 trucks. These vehicles have tow hooks used for recovery purposes that may fail during use.
Consequence:
      If the tow hook fails without warning during a recovery operation, the sudden release of the vehicle may increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle's tow hooks and, depending on their production date codes, will replace them, free of charge. The recall began on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-742.
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.