FREIGHTLINER FLN 2001: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : FLN Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-12-14 - 2002-12-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V336000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-01-30 Date Received by ODI: 2002-12-13 Date Added to Database: 2002-12-20
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-405
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 145
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN HEAVY TRUCKS, THE CAST OUTPUT YOKE ON THE MERCEDES-BENZ TRANSMISSIONS COULD FRACTURE ON VEHICLE WITH 1610 OR 16T SERIES DRIVELINES.
Consequence:
      IF PIECES OF THE YOKE SEPARATE, THE DEBRIS CAN REPRESENT A POTENTIAL HZARD TO PEOPLE OUTSIDE THE VHEICLE AND TO OTHER PASSING VEHICLES.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CAST TRANSMISSION OUTPUT YOKE WITH A FORGED PART. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JANUARY 30, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD 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-405. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.