2017 Freightliner 114SD Service Brakes, Air Disc Caliper Recall

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2017 Freightliner 114SD Service Brakes, Air Disc Caliper Recall

 NHTSA Recall #120896
NHTSA Compaign #16V658000
MFG Compaign #FL-722
 ManufacturerDaimler Trucks North America LLC
 SupplierFREIGHTLINER
 BrandFREIGHTLINER
 Model114SD
 Model Year2017
 ComponentSERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER
 Date of notification26/01/17
 Begin date of manufacuring10/03/15
 End date of manufacturing11/07/16
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received13/09/16
 Report created13/09/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units251
 Defect summaryDaimler trucks north america, llc (dtna) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 freightliner m2 business class and 114 sd trucks manufactured march 10, 2015, to july 11, 2016. The brake caliper mounting bolts on the affected vehicles may be incorrectly torqued, allowing the bolts to loosen and detach.
 Consequence summaryIf the brake caliper mounting bolts loosen or detach, braking ability may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionDtna will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake caliper mounting bolts for the proper torque and tighten them as necessary, free of charge. An interim notice was sent to owners on november 7, 2016. The final remedy is now available. A second notice was mailed to owners on january 26, 2017. Owners may contact dtna customer service at -800-547-0712. Dtna's number for this recall is fl-722.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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