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Freightliner Cascadia Recall, Freightliner Coronado Recall, Door comes off Danger

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 2012
FREIGHTLINER CORONADO 2012
Manufacturer: Daimler Trucks North AmericaReport Receipt Date: DEC 21, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V601000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A


Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 515

Cascadia Recall, Aux Power Unit Door Fly-Off-Danger
Summary:
 Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2012 Cascadia and Coronado tractor trailers manufactured from August 1, 2011, through December 30, 2011, equipped with Thermo King TriPac Auxiliary Power Units (APU), serial numbers 3000106335 to 3000127584, manufactured from July 29, 2011, through November 7, 2011. The maintenance access panel door on the bottom of the APU may dislodge and separate. 

Consequence:
 If the door separates from the APU while the vehicle is being driven, it may create a road hazard for other drivers. 

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