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Freightliner Columbia Glider Recalls

There has been 1 recall on Columbia Glider vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-10-01 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-10-14, was due to a problem with the fifth wheel assembly. Approximately 5801 vehicles were involved. Since 2011, Columbia Glider's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the idler and attachment. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Freightliner Columbia Glider vehicles

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2015-10-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-10-14)
Recall Summary: Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Cascadia, Business Class M2, Coronado, and Columbia Glider vehicles manufactured April 5, 2010, to June 15, 2013. The affected trucks are equipped with Fontaine Ultra LT Fifth Wheel connectors, which, due to cumulative damage to the fifth wheel and its locking mechanism, have a locking mechanism that may fail to operate or to properly engage.
Hazard: If the fifth wheel and locking mechanism are sufficiently damaged, the locking mechanism may fail to operate as intended and the trailer may unexpectedly detach from the tractor, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: DTNA will notify owners, and DTNA authorized service facilities will replace the fifth wheel with an Ultra NT model fifth wheel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 28, 2015. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-692.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V616000
   
2015-09-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-10-14)
Recall Summary: Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2016 Freightliner Cascadia, Business Class M2, 108SD, 114SD, 122SD, Coronado Glider, and Columbia Glider vehicles manufactured June 29, 2015, to September 7, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the steering arm bolts may not be properly tightened.
Hazard: If the steering arm bolts are not properly tightened, the steering arm may separate from the knuckle causing a loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: DTNA will notify owners, and Daimler Trucks North America or Detroit Diesel authorized service facilities will inspect the steering arm bolts, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 28, 2015. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-691.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V613000
   
2014-11-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-18)
Recall Summary: Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2015 Freightliner Business Class M2, 108SD, 114SD, 122SD, Coronado, Columbia Glider, Argosy Glider, Western Star 4700, and Western Star 4900 trucks manufactured September 17, 2014, to November 10, 2014 equipped with Haldex Life Seal brake chambers. The affected vehicles may experience brake drag due to an improperly seated diaphragm in the brake chamber.
Hazard: While traveling at highway speeds, brake drag may cause loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the diaphragm if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 25, 2015. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-676.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V758000
   
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