Freightliner Fl70 Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Fl70 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2006-05-26 due to a problem with the labels. Since 1995, Fl70's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the vehicle speed control. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Freightliner Fl70
|2006-05-26||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-05-26)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN TRUCK CAB-CHASSIS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THESE TRUCKS WERE SHIPPED TO A FINAL STAGE MANUFACTURER IN MEXICO AND SOLD IN PUERTO RICO WITHOUT THE REQUIRED COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION LABELING OR AN ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM.|
|Hazard:||THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.|
|Remedy:||THESE VEHICLES WILL EITHER BE RETROFIT TO BRING THEM INTO COMPLIANCE, OR EXPORTED OUT OF PUERTO RICO. IF THEY ARE RETROFIT, FREIGHTLINER WILL SEND PERSONNEL AND PARTS TO ADD AN ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM, INSTALL THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, AND TIRE INFORMATION LABELS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 6, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 800-547-0712.|
|Additional Info:||FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL435.CUSTOMERS 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.|
|2003-07-17||(Published by NHTSA on 2003-07-17)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN TRUCKS AND BUSES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULES ON THE C8.3G AND L10G ENGINES, THE ECM DOES NOT HAVE THE ABILITY TO DETECT A THROTTLE FAIL-SAFE ENGINE SHUTDOWN COMMAND. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNANTICIPATED, UNCOMMANDED OPEN THROTTLE CONDITION WITHOUT WARNING.|
|Hazard:||IF THIS EVENT OCCURS, THE VEHICLE OPERATOR WILL NOT HAVE CONTROL OF THE ENGINE SPEED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||CUMMINS WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE ECM. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-343-7357 OR FREIGHTLINER AT 1-503-745-5219.|
|Additional Info:||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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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.