Freightliner Custom Chassis S2



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Freightliner Custom Chassis S2 2010 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
STEERING - COLUMN
09V355000DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICAfrom 04/21/2009 to 07/02/2009V (Vehicle)150511/06/2009MFRDAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA09/15/200909/15/2009
Defect SummaryDaimler trucks is recalling certain model year 2010 thomas built school buses and freightliner business class m2 medium duty trucks and freightliner custom chassis s2 vehicles manufactured between april 21 and july 2, 2009, equipped with trw igen 3 intermediate steering columns. the weld around the steering shaft tube that secures the spline tube to the intermediate tube may be mislocated (i.e., not fully over the seam created when the tubes are pressed together.)
Consequence SummaryMislocated welds may result in torsional and axial strength falling below acceptable levels. this condition could result in separation of the steering column, loss of steering control and a vehicle crash without warning.
Corrective SummaryDaimler trucks will notify owners and the vehicles will be repaired free of charge. the safety recall began on november 6, 2009. owners may contact daimler trucks toll-free at 1-800-547-0712.
NotesDaimler trucks' recall campaign number fl-554.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
Freightliner Custom Chassis S2 2010 bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
SF-438-A04/01/201110039657Ready2011-08-08
SF-438-A04/01/201110039657Daimler truck service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. a fuel line fitting may leak fuel. *rm2011-08-08
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
SF-434A11/01/201010037421Ready2011-05-23
SF-434A11/01/201010037421Daimler trucks: service campaign to inspect the surge tank drain hose and possibly re-route it. *rm2011-05-23