FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2018: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : COLUMBIA Year : 2018
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V214000
Date Owner's Notified: 2020-05-29 Date Received by ODI: 2020-04-14 Date Added to Database: 2020-04-15
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL848
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 63175
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2006-2020 Freightliner Columbia, 2006-2021 Freightliner Business Class M2, 2007-2020 Freightliner Coronado, 2014-2021 Freightliner 122 SD, 2007 Sterling A 9500, 2006 Freightliner Argosy, 2006-2007 Sterling AT9500, 2008-2021 Freightliner Cascadia, 2006-2008 Freightliner Classic, 2006-2011 Freightliner Century Class, 2006-2010 Freightliner FLD, and 2017 Western Star 5700 vehicles. The rear reflective tape may be partially covered by the mudflap hanger bracket, which may reduce the vehicle's visibility to other drivers on the road. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      The vehicle's rearward visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and reposition the reflective tape to ensure that it is completely visible, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 29, 2020. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL848.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.