2015 FREIGHTLINER 114SD - STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2012-2015 Freightliner Cascadia, Coronado, Business Class M2, 114SD, and Western Star 4900 trucks. In certain front axle, brake lining, and brake spider combinations, braking may cause high vibrations, resulting in early failure of the tie-rod tube.
HazardA tie-rod failure would cause a disconnect between the front wheels, resulting in a loss of steering ability, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionDTNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake linings, brake spider, and tie-rod, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 24, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL782.