Fccc XBS Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on XBS vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-04-12 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-04-28, was due to a problem with the axle assembly. Approximately 822 vehicles were involved. Since 2011, XBS's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the engine and engine cooling. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Fccc XBS
|2016-04-12||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-04-28)|
|Recall Summary:||Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 FCCC XBS, XCL, XCS, XCR and XCM motorhome chassis manufactured from March 10, 2015, through January 14, 2016 and equipped with Detroit front axles. The front sway bar mounting brackets may not fit properly on the axle causing the mounting bolts to bend or loosen.|
|Hazard:||If the sway bar bolts loosen, the sway bar may detach from the axle, affecting the handling and increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the mounting of the sway bar, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 7, 2016. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-707.|
|2016-04-11||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-04-23)|
|Recall Summary:||Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 FCC XCS, XCM, XCR, XCL, XCP, XBS, XBR, and XBP trucks manufactured from January 7, 2013, through June 1, 2015. On certain motorhome chassis built with a heavier, adjustable foot pedal, the brake activation signal to certain towed devices may not deactivate when the motorhome service brakes are released.|
|Hazard:||If the brake activation signal to a towed device remains active when the motorhome chassis service brakes are released, the brakes on a towed device may remain engaged depending on brake configuration of the trailer. As a result, the brakes would drag and possibly overheat potentially resulting in a fire. Additionally, following drivers may be confused by the motorhome's actions, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the affected brake assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, June 7, 2016. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's recall number for this campaign is FL-704.|
|2014-09-17||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-10-29)|
|Recall Summary:||Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2015 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, and M2 Business Class; Thomas Built Buses HDX; Western Star 4700; and FCCC MBC, MC, MT45, MT55, S2C 106CAB, Sport M2 106, XBR, XBS, XCL,XCM, XCR, and XCS vehicles manufactured May 2, 2014, to July 31, 2014. The Cummins ISB or ISL engines in these vehicles may have been equipped with Fleetguard UFF-XT fuel filters, part number FF63009, whose filter shell may separate from the fuel filter nut plate causing the engine to stall without warning.|
|Hazard:||If the engine stalls unexpectedly there is an increased risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Cummins will notify owners on behalf of DTNA, and dealers will replace the fuel filter with a non-defective one, free of charge. The recall began on September 29, 2014. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000 or Cummins customer service at 1-800-223-4583. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-664.|
|2011-09-15||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-09-15)|
|Recall Summary:||DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011- 2012 BUSINESS CLASS M2 AND CORONADO TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2010, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH A CUMMINS ISX OR ISL DIESEL ENGINE. THE V-BAND CLAMP ASSEMBLY, PART NUMBERS Q187684, Q187685, AND Q187686, USED TO CONNECT THE INLET AND OUTLET CONE SECTIONS TO THE DIESEL OXIDATION CATALYST (DOC)/DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF) INCLUDE A T-BOLT WHICH CAN FRACTURE AND FAIL WHEN SUBJECTED TO STRESS OR LOAD. A FRACTURE OR FAILURE OF THE T-BOLT MAY CAUSE THE CLAMP TO LOOSEN AND THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS ATTACHED TO THE DOC/DPF HOUSING TO DISCONNECT.|
|Hazard:||IF THE INLET OR OUTLET SECTIONS DISCONNECT, HOT EXHAUST GASES CAN VENT PRIOR TO EXITING THE TAILPIPE, CREATING THE RISK OF COMBUSTION AND A FIRE. IF BOTH CLAMPS FAIL, THERE IS A RISK IN SOME APPLICATIONS THAT THE DOC/DPF HOUSING MAY DETACH COMPLETELY, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD.|
|Remedy:||DAIMLER TRUCKS IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY OWNERS OF THE RECALL CAMPAIGN. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED CUMMINS DEALERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 10, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-812-377-5000 OR DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.|
|Additional Info:||CUMMINS' RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS C1154.DAIMLER TRUCKS' SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS FL-611.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 .|
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