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Recall Alert: Daimler Vans /Trucks (56)

July 19, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V450000
Fuel Pump May Fail


Failure of the fuel pump will result in a sudden engine stall with no warning, and with no ability to restart, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V450000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Potential Number of Units Affected 74

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Freightliner 122SD trucks, Western Star 4900 and 6900 trucks, and Freightliner Custom Chassis XCM and XCP chassis equipped with Cummins ISX15 engines. The affected engines have a fuel pump whose drive gear may slip on its drive shaft, resulting in a loss of fuel pump function.

Remedy

Cummins will send notices to the owners of the affected vehicles and Cummins dealers will replace the fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 14, 2017. Owners may contact Cummins customer service at 1-800-286-6467 or DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL744.

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July 17, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V451000
Battery Cable may Rub Against Frame Rail

A battery cable short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V451000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,308

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Freightliner Custom Chassis XCR chassis. A battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL741.

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July 17, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V452000
Recovery Tow Hooks may Fail


If the tow hook fails without warning during a recovery operation, the sudden release of the vehicle may increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V452000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,483

Summary


Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner Cascadia, M2 Business Class, 114SD, and 122SD trucks, and Western Star 4700 and 5700 trucks. These vehicles have tow hooks used for recovery purposes that may fail during use.

Remedy


DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle's tow hooks and, depending on their production date codes, will replace them, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-742.

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July 17, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V453000
Pocket Track may not Anchor Wheelchair in a Crash


In the event of a crash, an unsecured wheelchair may increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V453000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,462

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2005-2018 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses. In the event of a crash, the wheelchair pocket track anchorage may not adequately secure a the wheelchair.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will add additional fasteners to the wheelchair pocket track to reinforce the anchorage, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-743.

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July 17, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V454000
Pocket Track may not Anchor Wheelchair in a Crash


In the event of a crash, an unsecured wheelchair may increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V454000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 32

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2005-2018 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 transit buses. In
the event of a crash, the wheelchair pocket track anchorage may not adequately secure a the wheelchair.


Remedy


DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will add additional fasteners to the wheelchair pocket track to reinforce the anchorage, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-743.

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July 28, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V478000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V478000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 43,689

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2007-2009 Freightliner and Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall fully supersedes recall 15V-354 and partially supersedes recalls 16V-379 and 17V-025.

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July 28, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V479000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V479000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 20,665

Summary

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Freightliner and Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy


DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet

provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-379.

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July 28, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V480000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V480000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 17,609

Summary


Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2012 Freightliner and Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled into the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet

provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. Note: This recall supersedes recall 17V-025.

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September 22, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V592000
Driveshaft Catch Strap Not Installed

A loose driveshaft may strike and puncture the gas tank, resulting in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V592000

Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 109

Summary


Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500/3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank.

Remedy

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install the missing catch strap for the driveshaft, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

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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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