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May 29, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V351000
Front Brake Hose may Chafe


Front brake hose chafing may causing air loss, possibly reducing braking effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V351000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Potential Number of Units Affected 581

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2012-2019 Western Star 4900 trucks built with Lowmax hoods and disc brakes. There may be insufficient clearance between the front brake hose and the hood resulting in the brake hose being chafed.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle brake hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 27, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-773.
 

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May 29, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V352000
Improperly Torqued Brake Caliper Mounting Bolts


If the brake caliper mounting bolts come loose, braking performance may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V352000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,153

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner EFX and Saf-T-Liner HDX school buses equipped with air disc brakes. The brake caliper mounting bolts on these vehicles may be insufficiently tightened, allowing the bolts to loosen.

Remedy


DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake caliper mounting bolts and tighten them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 27, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-772.
 

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May 29, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V353000
Improperly Torqued Caliper Mounting Bolts


If the brake caliper mounting bolts loosen, braking performance may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V353000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 14,925

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Freightliner M2 Business Class, 108SD, 114SD and Cascadia trucks, Western Star 4700, 4900, and 5700 trucks, FCCC S2C 106 Cab, S2G Cab, XBR, XBS, XCL, XCM, XCP, XCR, and XCS chassis equipped with air disc brakes. The brake caliper mounting bolts on these vehicles may be insufficiently tightened, allowing the bolts to loosen.

Remedy


DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake caliper mounting bolts and tighten them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 27, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-772.
 

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June 29, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V442000
Suspension Mounting Bolts may Loosen


If the mounting bolts loosen, the track bars that maintain the positioning of the rear axle may detach, affecting the vehicle's handling and stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V442000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 512

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) XCL Chassis equipped with V-Ride suspension. The suspension mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened, which can result in the bolts loosening.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and DTNA authorized service facilities will inspect and correct the tightness of the mounting bolts, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 27, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-776.
 

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July 18, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V479000
Tire Cords may be Visible


Tires with visible cords through the innerliner may have a sudden loss of air, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V479000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected 425

Summary


Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles, equipped with certain Continental Hybrid HS3 tires, size 11R22.5 Load Range G. The tire cords may be visible through the innerliner.

Remedy


DTNA will notify owners, and Continental authorized service facilities will inspect and replace the tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712, or Continental customer service at 1-888-799-2168. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-779.
 

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July 18, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V478000
Cords Visible Through Tire Innerliner


Tires that have cords visible through the innerliner can have sudden air loss, causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V478000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected 10

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Cascadia trucks, equipped with certain Continental Coach HA3 tires, size 315/80R22.5 157/154 L. The cords on these tires may be visible through the innerliner.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and Continental authorized service facilities will inspect and replace the tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712, or Continental customer service at 1-888-799-2168. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-778.
 

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July 31, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V503000
Tie-Rod Separation Due to Vibration


A tie-rod failure would cause a disconnect between the front wheels, resulting in a loss of steering ability, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V503000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,256

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2012-2015 Freightliner Cascadia, Coronado, Business Class M2, 114SD, and Western Star 4900 trucks. In certain front axle, brake lining, and brake spider combinations, braking may cause high vibrations, resulting in early failure of the tie-rod tube.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake linings, brake spider, and tie-rod, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 24, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL782.
 

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August 8, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V522000
Pitman Arms May Fracture


If the pitman arm fractures there would be a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V522000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 116

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles. Over time, the pitman arms may crack and fracture.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pitman arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-784.
 

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August 9, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V525000
Insufficiently Tightened Brake Caliper Bolts

Loose brake caliper mounting bolts can reduce brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V525000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Potential Number of Units Affected 4,155

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, 122SD, Cascadia, Columbia, Coronado, and Business Class M2 vehicles. During manufacturing, the brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will check and tightened the brake caliper mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-783.
 

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August 23, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V560000
Wheelchair Lift may Raise too High


If the wheelchair lift platform stops above the vehicle floor, the wheelchair user can tip inwards toward the vehicle when exiting the lift, increasing their risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V560000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

Potential Number of Units Affected 84

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 and Saf-T-Liner HDX school buses, equipped with certain S-Series and K-Series Titanium Wheelchair Lifts, models K200, K201, K550, K551, S200, S2201, S550 and S551. The wheelchair lift positioning input cam may fail while the lift is in use, allowing the platform to travel higher than the vehicle's floor height.

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin October 21, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL785.
 

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August 23, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V561000
Seat Mounting Foot May Detach from Floor/FMVSS 210

In the event of a crash, if the seat detaches from the floor, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V561000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 33

Summary


Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses, equipped with S3B 45" Restraint School Bus Seats. In the event of a crash, the seat's foot may pull through the bolted joint at the bus floor. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a washer between the rear mounting foot, and the bus floor to keep the seat secured, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 21, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL787.
 

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August 30, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V581000
Fuel Line may Burst if Filter Screen Clogs

If the fuel line bursts, fuel may leak onto the road resulting in a roadway hazard for other motorists. The engine may also stall without warning, resulting in the vehicle's inability to restart, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V581000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 4,500

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Freightliner Cascadia, Coronado and 122SD, and Western Star 4900 trucks, equipped with Cummins ISX15 or X15 diesel engines. In certain driving conditions, such as on a long down-hill grade, the fuel line may burst if the fuel pump cooling circuit screen becomes restricted.

Remedy

Cummins will notify the affected owners. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin October 28, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712 or Cummins customer service at 1-800-286-6467. DTNA's number for this recall is FL789.
 

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August 31, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V582000
Circuit Board Damage Affecting Lighting Functions


Nonfunctioning lights can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V582000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 12,311

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2016-2019 Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) XBR, XBS, XCR, XCM, XCL, and XCS recreation vehicle chassis. The rear mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM) may have been damaged during manufacturing, possibly resulting in the rear marker lights, brake lights, or turn signals not functioning.

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin October 29, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL788.
 

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September 19, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V641000
Tire Steel Cords may be Exposed


Rapid air loss can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V641000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected 201

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, 122SD and Business Class M2 trucks and Western Star 4700 and 4900 trucks, equipped with certain Bridgestone M854 tires with date codes 2418-2518, Bridgestone M860A tires with date code 2518, and Bridgestone M864 tires with date codes 2318-2418, all of size 425/65R22.5. The sidewall steel body cords may be exposed, which can cause unexpected, rapid air loss during use.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the affected tires, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL790.
 

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September 19, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V646000
Incorrectly Installed Steering Shaft Assembly


A loss of connection between the steering wheel and front wheels can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V646000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 19,754

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, and Business Class M2 vehicles. The steering shaft assembly may have been installed incorrectly, which can cause a loss of connection between the steering wheel and the front wheels.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the steering shaft assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-791.
 

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October 5, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V698000
Emergency Exit not Opening Wide Enough/FMVSS 217

If the emergency exit door does not open wide enough, it may limit the ability to exit the bus, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an emergency.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V698000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 701

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2016-2019 Thomas Built Buses Minotour school buses with 36" or 39" wide seats. The rear emergency exit door may not open wide enough to meet the unobstructed emergency egress area requirements. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 217, "Bus Emergency Exits and Window Retention and Release."

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the rear door slide system, increasing the angle that the door can open, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 3, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-797.
 

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October 5, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V699000
Steering Wheel May Detach from Steering Column


If the steering wheel detaches, there would be a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V699000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 622

Summary


Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 5700 vehicles. The steering wheel on these vehicles may loosen over time and the steering wheel may detach from the steering column.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will correct the steering wheel installation, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 3, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL796.
 

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October 10, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V697000
Engine Ground Stud may be Loose


If other wires or components unintentionally serve as an engine ground, they may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V697000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,545

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) MT45G, and MT55G vehicles. The engine ground stud may not have been properly tightened, causing the vehicle to seek other electrical paths to ground.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the grounding of the engine ground stud, repairing it as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 3, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL795.
 

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October 5, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V701000
CNG Tank Venting at Low Pressure May Cause Fire


In the presence of an ignition source, a complete discharge of a full CNG tank in an enclosed environment or adjacent to certain structures can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V701000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

Potential Number of Units Affected 11

Summary


Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Freightliner Business Class M2 and 114SD compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles equipped with Agility Pressure Relief Devices (PRD). A damaged o-ring may cause the PRD to vent at a lower pressure, potentially resulting in a complete discharge of a full CNG tank.

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and Agility authorized service facilities will install a new pressure regulator kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 3, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-798.
 

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October 5, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V702000
Insufficiently Tightened Brake Caliper Bolts

Loose brake caliper mounting bolts can reduce brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V702000

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,532

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Thomas Built school buses Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner HDX and Saf-T-Liner EFX school buses. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.

Remedy

DTNA has notified owners, and dealers will check and tighten the brake caliper mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 3, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-794.
 
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