2019 FCCC MT45 - STEERING | STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY | SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Freightliner 114SD, 122SD, 108SD, Cascadia and Business class M2 trucks, Freightliner Custom Chassis XBS, XCL, XCM, MT45, MT55, S2G, S2RV, XCR and XCS custom chassis and Western Star 4700, 4900 and 5700 trucks equipped with Detroit Axle axles. The affected vehicles may have loose steering and tie rod arm bolts.
HazardLoose tie rod arm bolts may lead to separation of the tie rod arm and disconnect of the front wheels of the vehicle, resulting in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionDTNA has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the steering arm and tie rod arm bolts for to make sure that they are properly tightened, installing new fasteners as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 9, 2019. Owners may contact Daimler Trucks at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-802.