FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2018: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-02-10 - 2019-07-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V913000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-02-09 Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-19 Date Added to Database: 2019-01-30
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-802
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 501
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Freightliner 114SD, 122SD, 108SD, Cascadia and Business class M2 trucks, Freightliner Custom Chassis XBS, XCL, XCM, MT45, MT55, S2G, S2RV, XCR and XCS custom chassis and Western Star 4700, 4900 and 5700 trucks equipped with Detroit Axle axles. The affected vehicles may have loose steering and tie rod arm bolts.
Consequence:
      Loose tie rod arm bolts may lead to separation of the tie rod arm, resulting in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the steering arm and tie rod arm bolts for to make sure that they are properly tightened, installing new fasteners as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 9, 2019. Owners may contact Daimler Trucks at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-802.
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.