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Freightliner FLC Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on FLC vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2000-01-12 due to a problem with the module. Approximately 320 vehicles were involved. Since 1998, FLC's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Freightliner Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Freightliner FLC vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Freightliner FLC

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1998
1999
2000-01-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-01-12)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR ENGINES AND EATON AUTOSHIFT TRANSMISSIONS. THE ENGINES CAN STALL BECAUSE OF SOFTWARE PROBLEMS.
Hazard: INCREASED STEERING EFFORT CAN OCCUR.
Remedy: CATERPILLAR IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY OF THIS RECALL. DEALERS WILL UPDATE THESE ENGINES WITH SOFTWARE CHANGES.
Additional Info: CATERPILLAR IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY OF THIS RECALL.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 1999.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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V181002
   
1999-03-29 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-03-29)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR AIR BRAKE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS. SOME OF THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS HAD INSUFFICIENT TORQUE APPLIED TO THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW.
Hazard: WITHOUT SUFFICIENT TORQUE ON THE GUIDE PAWL CAP SCREW, THE BRAKES COULD GRADUALLY LOSE ADJUSTMENT, INCREASING THE VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CHECK THE TORQUE ON THE AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTER GUIDE PAWL. IF THERE IS NO TORQUE, THE BRAKES WILL BE ADJUSTED AND THE GUIDE PAWL WILL BE TIGHTENED TO 15-20 FT. LBS.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 1999. 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=99V055002
   
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Additional Freightliner Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:
108sd114sd
122sdAmerican Lafrance
ArgosyArgosy Glider
Argosy RhdBook Mobile
Business ClassBusiness Class M2
Business Class M2 106vCargo
CascadiaCentury
Century ClassCentury Class S/t
Century StClassic
Classic XlColumbia
Columbia GliderColumbia Glider Kit
CondorConventional
CoronadoCoronado Glider
Custom Chassis S2Custom Chassis S2g
Custom Chassis XbCustom Chassis Xc
Fb 65Fb65
Fl 50Fl 60
Fl 70Fl112
Fl112 Business ClassFl60
Fl70Fl80 Business Class
FLBFLD
Fld ClassicFld Sd
Fld112Fld120
Fld120 MilitaryFld120sd
FLNFln106
Fls 112Freightliner
Fs 65Fs 65 School Bus Chassis
M2M2 Business Class
M2112 Flr CngMB
Mb 45Mb 55
Mb Shuttle Bus ChassisMb55
MBCMC
Mt 45Mt 55
Mt10Mt12
Mt13Mt35
Mt45Mt45g
Mt55Mt55g
Odyssey XlS112
S2Sprinter
Sprinter 2500Sprinter 3500
SterlingSterling Acterra
VCLWestern Star
X LineXB
XCXc Motorhome Chassis
Xc RXCA
XCRXCS
XLS

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