FREIGHTLINER VCL 2000: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : VCL Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-09-01 - 2000-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V115000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-05-14 Date Received by ODI: 2001-04-13 Date Added to Database: 2001-04-23
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-282
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6003
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RECREATIONAL VEHICLE CHASSIS. A LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL "ENGINE WILL RETURN TO IDLE" COULD OCCUR WHEN THE EXHAUST BRAKE HAS BEEN ACTIVATED, THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, AND THE VEHICLE IS COMING TO A STOP.
Consequence:
      A LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 14, 2001. 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:
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