FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2008: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : COLUMBIA Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-09-01 - 2007-11-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V598000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2007-12-28 Date Added to Database: 2007-12-28
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-520
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 250
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR EPA07 C155 ENGINES, THE EXTENSION PIPES ATTACHED TO THE AFTERTREATMENT REGENERATION DEVICE MAY DEVELOP A CRACK OR HOLE AND HEAT OR FLAME MAY ESCAPE DURING A REGENERATION OF THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER.
Consequence:
      A VEHICLE FIRE CAN OCCUR.
Remedy:
      CATERPILLAR IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL "PLEASE SEE 07E100". CATERPILLAR WILL REPAIR THE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR AT 1-800-447-4986 OR 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-520.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.