US NHTSA Recalls: Daimler Freightliner Truck Chassis


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, September 21, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of fifty-four (54) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the fifty-four (54) recalls the NHTSA announced this month comes news of the following:

Logo - Daimler Trucks North America LLCDaimler Trucks North America LLC (“DTNA”), a Portland, Oregon establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 10,359 model year 2018-2019 Freightliner Custom Chass XCL, 2018-2021 Freightliner XCM Chassis, XCS Chassis and MC Chassis and 2017-2021 XCR Chassis marketed, sold and delivered in the United States

Recall Category: Tires – Tire Valve Stem Extension may become damaged

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V529000 reports the Tire Valve Stem Extension for the inner wheel may come in contact with the outer wheel rim opening and become damaged.

Logo - FreightlinerAccording to the NHTSA, extensive damage to the Tire Valve Stem Extension may result in a loss of tire pressure of the inner wheel, increasing the risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2020. Owners may contact Daimler Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-547-0712 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). DTNA’s designation for this recall is FL-861.

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==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free 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 accessories manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Trucks North America LLC, please search for “Daimler” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Freightliner brand, please search for “Freightliner” 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.

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V529000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13536-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> 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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