FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 1998: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : COLUMBIA Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1998-08-01 - 2001-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V112000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-09-20 Date Received by ODI: 2003-03-21 Date Added to Database: 2003-03-26
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-407
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5716
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH TRUCK HUB UNITS MANUFACTURED BY SKF EXCLUSIVELY FOR USE ON ARVINMERITOR'S FF98X SERIES NON-DRIVE STEER AXLES, THE HUB UNIT BEARINGS CAN WEAR PREMATURELY.
Consequence:
      SEIZURE OF THE BEARINGS CAN CAUSE WHEEL SEPARATION OR WHEEL END FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH FRONT HUBS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 20, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL-407.CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.