FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2019: STEERING

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : CASCADIA Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-07-09 - 2018-08-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V699000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-11-21 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-05 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-11
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL796
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 622
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America, LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 5700 vehicles. The steering wheel on these vehicles may loosen over time and the steering wheel may detach from the steering column.
Consequence:
      If the steering wheel detaches, there would be a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will correct the steering wheel installation, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 21, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL796.
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.