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Daimler Trucks, Western Star 4900 Recall

Do you own one of these potentially lemon Daimler Chrysler trucks?
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
WESTERN STAR 4900 2011
Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICAMfr's Report Date: NOV 16, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V558000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6
Summary:
 DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 WESTERN STAR 4900 TRUCKS, MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 14, 2010, THROUGH JANUARY 26, 2011, EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR AXLE ASSEMBLIES. THE WELD THAT ATTACHES A TOWER BRACKET TO THE HOUSING IN SUSPECT ASSEMBLIES MAY CRACK AS A RESULT OF IMPROPER WELDING PROCEDURES.
Consequence:
 DETACHMENT OF THE BRACKET MAY LEAD TO A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DAIMLER TRUCKS DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AXLES FOR CRACKS AND THE WELDS WILL BE REPAIRED AS NECESSAR
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