Freightliner Mt45 Recalls
There have been 4 recalls on Mt45 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-12-26 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-01-10, was due to a problem with the instrument panel. Since 1995, Mt45's have experienced approximately 7 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the automatic transmission, engine and engine cooling, air conditioner, tie rod assembly and cables. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Freightliner Mt45
|2013-12-24||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-01-09)|
|Recall Summary:||Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 model year Freightliner Business Class M2 and Freightliner Custom Chassis MT45 and MT55 chassis manufactured August 27, 2008, through December 10, 2013 and equipped with Eaton hybrid automated transmissions. The software controlling the affected transmissions may improperly raise the vehicle's engine speed during downshifts without the driver's input.|
|Hazard:||The increase in engine speed may result in unintended acceleration, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||DTNA will notify owners and dealers will update the hybrid transmission software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by February 12, 2014. Owners may contact DTNA at 1-503-745-6910. DTNA's recall number is FL-657.|
|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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.