2017 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA Recall ID 157658

2017 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V315000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FREIGHTLINER 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: CASCADIA 
Model Year: 2017 
Mfg Campaign Number: FL-738 
Mfg Component Desc: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Daimler Trucks North America LLC 
Manufacture Dates: 05-17-16 through 04-25-17 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 698 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 07-07-17 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Daimler Trucks North America LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 05-11-17 
Record Creation Date: 05-16-17 
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Defect Summary: Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 5700 trucks built with NFD tandem rear axles. During the hardening process, the axle assembly output shaft may have been made brittle, possibly resulting in the output shaft fracturing while the vehicle is in use. 
Consequence Summary: If output shaft fractures while descending a grade, the compression braking will be ineffective. Additionally, large debris may land in the road. Both scenarios increase the risk of a crash. 
Corrective Summary: DTNA will notify the owners, and Detroit Axle dealers will replace the output shaft, free of charge. The recall began on July 7, 2017. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-738. 
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. 
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