FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2008: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : COLUMBIA Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-11-01 - 2007-10-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V532000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-05-13 Date Received by ODI: 2007-11-13 Date Added to Database: 2007-11-19
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-515
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5000
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE WIPER MOTOR GROUND WIRE WAS OMITTED IN A NEW HARNESS DESIGN. THE WIPER MOTOR MAY NOT OPERATE OR MAY FUNCTION INTERMITTENTLY.
Consequence:
      THE WIPER MOTOR MAY STOP FUNCTIONING, IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THIS COULD IMPAIR VISIBILITY AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR IF THE VEHICLE IS NOT SAFELY STOPPED.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL ADD A GROUND WIRE TO THE WIPER MOTOR HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 13, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL-515.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.