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Freightliner MC Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on MC vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2001-01-25 due to a problem with the antilock. Approximately 13008 vehicles were involved. Since 1996, MC's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the labels. 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 MC vehicles

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2001-01-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-01-25)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SHUTTLE BUSES, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, UTILITY VANS, AND HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR WABCO PHASE 1, D-VERSION ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS), FAIL TO COMPLY TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." AN INTERNAL DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM IN THE ABS MAY NOT DETECT AN EXTREME WHEEL SPEED SENSOR AIR GAP. SUCH A CONDITION COULD POSSIBLY OCCUR DURING (1) ORIGINAL ASSEMBLY OR (2) SUBSEQUENT WHEEL END SERVICE.
Hazard: THE ABS FAULT LIGHT WILL NOT ACTIVATE AND THE ABS WILL NOT FUNCTION AT THIS WHEEL POSITION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND REPLACE THE ABS ECU OR THE ECU WILL BE REPROGRAMMED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 6, 2001. 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: 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=00V279001
   
2000-02-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-02-28)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOME CHASSIS. THE TIRE PRESSURE ON THE CERTIFICATION LABELS ARE INCORRECT FOR THE DESIGNATED GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, "CERTIFICATION."
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN IMPROPER INFLATION OF THE TIRES FOR THE GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING LISTED FOR THE CHASSIS.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE MAILED AN OVERLAY WITH THE CORRECT TIRE PRESSURE.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 27, 2000. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE A NEW LABELWITHIN 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=00V040000
   
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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