FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2018: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-09-11 - 2019-01-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V066000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 2019-02-07 Date Added to Database: 2019-02-08
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL806
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3365
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2018-2020 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles equipped with an optional steering wheel air bag. The driver's frontal air bag may deploy unexpectedly.
Consequence:
      If the driver's frontal air bag deploys unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Daimler Trucks North America "DTNA" will notify owners, and dealers will remove the air bag as an the interim remedy, free of charge. DTNA is developing a remedy program, which when available, will be communicated to customers and dealers. DTNA issued owners an interim notification on April 5, 2019. The recall began July 19, 2019. Owners may contact Daimler Trucks customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL806. This recall supersedes recall 18V-787.
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