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Freightliner Cascadia Recall

Vehicle Make Model: Model Year(s):
FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2008-2009
Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA Mfr's Report Date: SEP 21, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V376000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected: 14
Summary:

 DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2009 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH INDIANA MILLS AND MANUFACTURING ROLLTEK SIDE-ROLL PROTECTION SYSTEMS. THE SENSOR DESIGNED TO DETECT VEHICLE ROLL CAN MALFUNCTION AND CAUSE THE SIDE AIRBAGS TO INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY.
Consequence:

 INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE SIDE AIRBAGS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH OR INJURY TO AN OUT OF POSITION OCCUPANT.
Remedy:

 DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL INSPECT TO DETERMINE IF A VEHICLE CONTAINS AN AFFECTED SYSTEM AND, IF SO, THAT SYSTEM WILL BE REPLACED

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