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Recalls issued by Daimler for Freightliner trucks for steering box and brake caliper issues

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Daimler Trucks North America has just announced two recalls according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents. One recall with the brake caliper. Cascadia trucks affect using an issue with the steering box.More than 4,000 Freightliner trucks affect. In trucks that were affected tightened through manufacturing. Loose brake caliper mounting bolts may reduce brake effectiveness.Owners will be informed and dealers will tighten the brake caliper mounting bolts for free.

Call DTNA’s customer service with remember number FL-783. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-525.For the exact same issue, DTNA remembered more than 18,000 Cascadia trucks version year 2018-19 in July. Daimler recalled Western Star trucks for comparable issues and over 3,000 model year 2018 Freightliner last December.The next recall affects more than 100 Cascadia trucks year 2018-19. Trucks that are affected possess pitman arms that may crack and fracture over time. There are a loss of steering control In case the pitman arm fractures. DTNA will have dealers replace the pitman arms at no cost. Questions may be directed to DTNA’s customer service phone number mentioned above with recall variety FL-784. NHTSA’s number for your pitman arms remember is 18V-522.

Affected Freightliner trucks include (all model year 2018-19):

  • Business Class M2
  • Cascadia
  • Columbia
  • Coronado
  • 108SD
  • 114SD
  • 122SD

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