US NHTSA Recalls: Western Star 4700 Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty nine (49) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the forty nine (49) recalls the NHTSA announced this month comes news of the following:

Daimler Trucks North America LLCDaimler Trucks North America LLC (“DTNA”), a Portland, Oregon establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG, has recalled an estimated 1,331 model year 2020 Western Star 4700 Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

NHTSA Safety Notification 19V769000 reports the steering shaft may have been improperly installed in the recalled vehicles, potentially causing a loss of connection between the steering wheel and front axle wheels.

According to the NHTSA, this loss of connection would result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash

DTNA will notify registered owners and dealers will inspect the vehicles, correcting the steering shaft installation, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 23, 2019. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). DTNA’s designation for this recall is FL-835.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Trucks North America (“DTNA”), please search for “Daimler” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Western Star brand, please search for “Western Star” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V769000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12306-2019
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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