DTNA is recalling 1256 Freightliner & Western Star over potential tie rod issue

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DTNA will begin notifying affected truck owners around Sept. 24, and dealers will replace brake linings, brake spiders and tie rods at no cost. Owners can get Daimler customer support at 800-547-0712 with recall # FL782. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-503.

Daimler Trucks united states alarmed NHTSA of trucks which may possibly be impacted, however, DTNA estimates that only one percent of trucks that are recalled.
More than 1,200 the model year 2012-2015 Freightliner and also Western Star tractors have been recalled based on records from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
According to NHTSA documents, inside brake liner, the front axle, along with brake spider combinations, braking could cause high vibrations. A tie pole collapse could result in a disconnect between the wheels, leading to a loss in steering.

Trucks included in the recall are:

    • 2012-2015 Freightliner 114SD
  • 2012-2015 Freightliner Business Class M2
  • 2012-2015 Freightliner Coronado
  • 2012-2015 Freightliner Cascadia
  • 2012-2015 Western Star 4900

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