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Freightliner Cascadia Recall, Century Recall, Freightliner Classic Recall, Columbia Recall, Freightliner Coronado Recall

Gee, Daimler Trucks seems to be saying, we don't know what's wrong and we aren't sure how to fix it. Do you own one of these potentially deadly defect lemon Daimler Trucks with dangerous steering defects?
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2005-2011
FREIGHTLINER CENTURY 2005-2011
FREIGHTLINER CLASSIC XL 2005-2011
FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2005-2011
FREIGHTLINER CORONADO 2005-2011
Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICAMfr's Report Date: OCT 14, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V514000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STEERING:RACK AND PINION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,906
Summary:
 DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA, COLUMBIA, CENTURY, CORONADO, AND CLASSIC XL TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 1, 2004, THROUGH JUNE 15, 2010 FOR THE RACK AND PINION STEERING SYSTEM. THE LOWER PINION BEARING MAY CORRODE AND FAIL. A FAILED BEARING MAY LEAD TO DAMAGE OF THE SPOOL VALVE SEALS. A DAMAGE SPOOL VALVE SEAL MAY ALLOW HYDRAULIC FLUID TO FLOW TO THE RIGHT OR LEFT TURN PORT INSTEAD OF FLOWING TO THE RETURN PORT.
Consequence:
 THE STEERING COULD UNEXPECTEDLY TURN LEFT OR RIGHT, MAKING THE VEHICLE MORE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DAIMLER TRUCKS HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY PLAN. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT DECEMBER 6, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes:
 DAIMLER TRUCKS' SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS FL-614.
If you own a lemon Freightliner truck or a dangerous lemon Daimler Truck and your dealer isn't helping you out, call us on our Toll Free Freightliner lemon hotline for a free case review at 1.888.331.6422 or email us right now. Getting rid of lemon trucks is what we do. Getting your money back is only fair.

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