FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2018: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2016-06-08 - 2017-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V742000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-01-18 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-19 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-24
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-799
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6326
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles. The brakes lights on these vehicles may remain activated after the brake pedal is released.
Consequence:
      If the brake lights remain activated, other drivers may be unaware that the vehicle is actually slowing or stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners and dealers will replace the brake light switch. The recall began January 18, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-799.
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.