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Freightliner Cascadia Recall, Freightliner Coronado Recall; Crash Danger

Cascadia Truck Recall for Crash Risk
Report Receipt Date: APR 09, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V127000 
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 50 

SUMMARY:
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Cascadia and Coronado vehicles manufactured between November 21, 2011, and April 3, 2013. In the affected vehicles, when the ignition is off and the door is opened without the parking brake applied, the dashboard does not display the correct message of "Park Brake Off Door Open."
CONSEQUENCE:
Without the proper warning, a driver may not be reminded to apply the parking brake which may lead to a vehicle roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.


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