FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2018: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-01-02 - 2018-04-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V300000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-09 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-08 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-11
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-771
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1219
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles. The fasteners that secure the driver's air bag module within the steering wheel may not have been installed to specification, possibly affecting the frontal air bag deployment in the event of a crash.
Consequence:
      An incorrectly installed air bag may not function correctly in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the frontal air bag fasteners, tightening them to the proper specification, free of charge. The recall began on July 9, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-771.
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.