FREIGHTLINER XCA 1998: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : XCA Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1997-01-01 - 2000-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V247000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-01-30 Date Received by ODI: 2000-08-29 Date Added to Database: 2000-08-31
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-269
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 524
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RECREATIONAL VEHICLE CHASSIS. INTERFERENCE CAN OCCUR BETWEEN THE STEER AXLE SLACK ADJUSTERS AND THE AXLE KNUCKLE POST DURING A FULL WHEEL CUT WITH THE BRAKES APPLIED.
Consequence:
      THIS CAN RESULT IN DIMINISHED BRAKING EFFORT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SLACK ADJUSTERS WITH ONE THAT WILL PROVIDE CLEARANCE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 30, 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.