STERLING CONDOR 2003: STRUCTURE:BODY

Make : STERLING Model : CONDOR Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2000-05-12 - 2005-12-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V128000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-09-19 Date Received by ODI: 2009-04-17 Date Added to Database: 2009-04-17
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: FL-547
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2811
Summary:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING 2,811 MY 2001-2007 CONDOR TRUCKS BUILT BY AMERICAN LAFRANCE, FREIGHTLINER AND STERLING. THE CAB MOUNTED BRACKET ATTACHED TO THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDER USED TO RAISE AND LOWER THE CAB FOR MAINTENANCE MAY WEAR LEADING TO INADEQUATE RESTRAINT, ALLOWING THE CAB TO FALL FORWARD ONTO THE GROUND.
Consequence:
      A CAB FALLING FORWARD TO THE GROUND UNEXPECTEDLY MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALL NO. FL-547.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .