Sunday, January 17

More than 18,000 Freightliner Cascadia Tractors Recalled for Brake Issue

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 18,000 model year 2018-2019 Freightliner Cascadia tractors for an issue with the brake calipers, according to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

According to NHTSA, the brake caliper mounting bolts on approximately 18,105 Cascadias manufactured between Jan. 2, 2017, and May 19, 2018, may not have been properly tightened, which could result in the caliper detaching. This would reduce braking performance and increase the risk of a crash.

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