Freightliner Mt55 Recalls
There have been 7 recalls on Mt55 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-10-02 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-10-07, was due to a problem with the engine. Approximately 273 vehicles were involved. Since 1995, Mt55's have experienced approximately 10 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the instrument panel, automatic transmission, air conditioner, engine and engine cooling and equipment adaptive. 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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Freightliner Mt55
|1999-10-01||(Published by NHTSA on 1999-10-01)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE THROTTLE CABLE CAN BIND DUE TO MISALIGNMENT WITH THE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY.|
|Hazard:||ENGINE SPEED WILL NOT RETURN TO IDLE AFTER THE DRIVER RELEASES THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IF THE CABLE IS BINDING.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REALIGN THE CABLE BRACKET. THE CABLE ASSEMBLY WILL BE INSPECTED FOR DAMAGE AND REPLACED AS NECESSARY.|
|Additional Info:||FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL-244. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 3, 2000. 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 1-800-1-800-547-0712.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.