FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2018: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-06-05 - 2017-11-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V730000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-02-28 Date Received by ODI: 2017-11-17 Date Added to Database: 2017-11-21
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-754
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 231
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner Cascadia trucks equipped with Detroit automatic transmissions. A shift lock bolt within the transmission can seize, preventing the transmission from being shifted out of gear range 7 through 12.
Consequence:
      If the transmission cannot be shifted out of gear range 7 through 12, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmissions and replace the transmission shift bolt, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 28, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-754.
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.