US NHTSA Recalls: Daimler Freightliner & M2 Trucks


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, October 6, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of eighty-six (86) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

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

Additional information:

Among the eighty-six (86) recalls the NHTSA announced this past month comes news of the following:

Logo - Daimler Trucks North America LLC Daimler Trucks North America LLC (“DTNA”), a Portland, Oregon establishment and a subsidiary of Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has recalled an estimated 9,664 model year 2018-2021 Freightliner 114SD, 108SD, and Business Class M2 Trucks marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Engine and Engine Cooling, Electrical System – Engine Harness may contact and chafe

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V527000 reports the engine harness wires may chafe at various locations around the air compressor and the frame rail. The damaged wires may short causing the engine to stall without any prior warning.

According to the NHTSA, an engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

DTNA will notify registered owners, and dealers will inspect for adequate harness clearance and verify that the harness has not been damaged. Vehicles with a damaged harness will receive a new harness that consists of a severe duty wrapping and additional hardware. All repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2020.

Owners may contact DTNA 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-860.

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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 vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Daimler Trucks North America LLC, please search for “Daimler” or more generically, (“DTNA”) 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.

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V527000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13595-2020
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More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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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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