FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2008: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : COLUMBIA Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-01-01 - 2007-11-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V029000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-06-06 Date Received by ODI: 2008-01-28 Date Added to Database: 2008-01-28
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-521
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 473
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, INCORRECT FASTENERS MAY NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE CLAMPING FORCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE CALIPER AND BRAKE ANCHOR PLATE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS.
Consequence:
      REDUCED BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES TO DETERMINE IF INCORRECT BOLTS WERE USED. IF INCORRECT BOLTS ARE FOUND, VEHICLES WILL BE INSPECTED FOR POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL DAMAGE AND REPAIRED AS REQUIRED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 6, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DTNA RECALL NO. FL-521.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.