Recall - FREIGHTLINER ( 20V214000 )

Reflective Tape May be Partially Covered/FMVSS 108

The vehicle's rearward visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V214000 Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING Potential Number of Units Affected 63,175

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2006-2020 Freightliner Columbia, 2006-2021 Freightliner Business Class M2, 2007-2020 Freightliner Coronado, 2014-2021 Freightliner 122 SD, 2007 Sterling A 9500, 2006 Freightliner Argosy, 2006-2007 Sterling AT9500, 2008-2021 Freightliner Cascadia, 2006-2008 Freightliner Classic, 2006-2011 Freightliner Century Class, 2006-2010 Freightliner FLD, and 2017 Western Star 5700 vehicles. The rear reflective tape may be partially covered by the mudflap hanger bracket, which may reduce the vehicle's visibility to other drivers on the road. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and reposition the reflective tape to ensure that it is completely visible, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 12, 2020. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL848.


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