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October 6, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V629000
Loose Upper Pinch Bolt may cause Loss of Steering


A loss of steering control increases the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V629000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 138

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles. The upper steering pinch bolt may not have been properly tightened, possibly causing a loss of mechanical connection between the steering wheel and front wheels.

Remedy


DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will verify that the upper steering shaft pinch bolt is properly tightened, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 4, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-748. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until they have been checked.

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