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Freightliner Cascadia Recall, Freightliner Columbia Recall, Freightliner Business Class M2 Recall Western Star 4900 Recall, Freightliner Customer Chassis XC Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):


FREIGHTLINER BUSINESS CLASS M2 2013

FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2013

FREIGHTLINER COLUMBIA 2013

FREIGHTLINER CORONADO 2013

FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS XC 2013

WESTERN STAR 4900 2013

Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA Mfr's Report Date: JUN 11, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V266000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 217

Summary:
DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA (DTNA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FREIGHTLINER, WESTERN STAR, AND FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 18, 2012, THROUGH MAY 11, 2012, AND EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT AXLE-BRAND FRONT AXLE KNUCKLES. THE FRONT KNUCKLES ON THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A MACHINING ERROR IN THE WHEEL BEARING AREA WHICH MAY LEAD TO PREMATURE SPINDLE FAILURE.

Consequence:
IF THE SPINDLE FAILS, THE WHEEL MAY SEPARATE FROM THE KNUCKLE, RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DTNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED COMPONENTS.

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