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

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : COLUMBIA Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-04-04 - 2008-09-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V086000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-12-19 Date Received by ODI: 2009-03-13 Date Added to Database: 2009-03-13
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-548
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING 2 MY 2008-2009 FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA AND STERLING L-LINE TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR C7, C9, C13 AND C15 DIESEL ENGINES. INADEQUATE STIFFNESS OF THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER "DPF" BRACKET COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE DPF FROM THE CHASSIS.
Consequence:
      A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR IF ANOTHER VEHICLE STRIKES THE DPF ON THE ROADWAY.
Remedy:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS IS WORKING WITH CATERPILLAR "PLEASE SEE 08E041". OWNERS MAY CONTACT CATERPILLAR AT-1-800-447-4986 OR DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALL NO. FL-548.OWNERS 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 .