2015 FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Daimler Trucks of North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Freightliner Cascadia and M2 trucks manufactured June 2, 2011 to October 23, 2014. The vehicles are not in compliance with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 303, "Fuel System Integrity Of Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles." Specifically, the tail pipe on these vehicles terminates under the compressed natural gas (CNG) tank and can overheat the fuel system.
HazardDue to the area of its placement, the exhaust system forces heat around, and may overheat, the fuel system components, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.
Consumer ActionDTNA will notify owners, and dealers will extend the tailpipe beyond the cabinet, free of charge. The interim notices were mailed on December 23, 2014. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-671.