FREIGHTLINER MT-45 2012: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : MT-45 Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-01-12 - 2019-01-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V371000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-28 Date Received by ODI: 2019-05-14 Date Added to Database: 2019-05-15
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-814
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9702
Summary:
      Daimler Trucks North America LLC "DTNA" is recalling certain 2012-2019 Freightliner Custom Chassis MT55 and MT45 vehicles. The brake pedal clevis pin clip may rub or bend on the throttle pedal and possibly detach.
Consequence:
      If the clip is detaches and clevis pin slides out of position, the brake lights may fail. Loss of brake lights may mislead other drivers if they are unaware the vehicle is stopping or slowing down, which increases the risk of crash. If the pin continues to slide out further, the pedal may detach, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      DTNA will notify the vehicle manufacturers that purchased these chassis, and DTNA dealers will inspect the clevis pin clearance and correct it as necessary, free of charge. DTNA issued owners an interim notification on July 12, 2019. The recall began August 28, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-814.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.