Saturday, October 19

Daimler Trucks Issues Recall on Freightliner Trucks and Buses

DETROIT, Mich.–Daimler Trucks  North America is recalling several 2019 models of trucks and buses because of insufficiently tightened brake caliper bolts.

The recall impacts 2019 models FCCC XCL, FCCC XCM, FCCC XCR, FCCC XCS;  and 2019 Freightliner 1080SD, 114SD, Cascadia, M2 Business Class; Western Star 5700; 2019 Thomas Built Buses SAF-T-Liner C2.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration case numbers for the recalls indicate that the loose mounting bolts may reduce the brake effectiveness, increasing the risk of crash.

DTNA will notify the owners and affected vehicle manufacturers, and DTNA dealers will inspect and repair the vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 12, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA’s number for this recall is FL-816.

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