Freightliner Conventional Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Conventional vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2003-01-06 due to a problem with the fifth wheel assembly. Approximately 733 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Conventional's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Freightliner Conventional
|2003-01-06||(Published by NHTSA on 2003-01-06)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN TRUCK-TRACTOR MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CONMET SIMPLEX STATIONARY OR SLIDING FIFTH-WHEEL, THE CLINCH PINS THAT RETAIN THE FIFTH-WHEEL PIVOT PINS MAY NOT BE FULLY INSTALLED.|
|Hazard:||THE FIFTH WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FIFTH WHEEL TO VERIFY THE CORRECT INSTALLATION OF THE CLINCH PIN AND PIVOT PIN. MISSING PINS WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 15, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712.|
|Additional Info:||FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL-399. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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