FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2018: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-02-09 - 2018-07-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V522000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-05 Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-08 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-13
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-784
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 116
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America, LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles. Over time, the pitman arms may crack and fracture.
Consequence:
      If the pitman arm fractures there would be a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pitman arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-784.
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.