Freightliner X Line Recalls
There has been 1 recall on X Line vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-12-16 due to a problem with the disc . Since 2005, X Line's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the tie rod assembly. 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 X Line
|2008-12-16||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-12-16)|
|Recall Summary:||DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALLED 1 MY 2009 FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS X-LINE MOTOR HOME CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX FRONT AIR DISC BRAKES. THE FRONT AIR DISC BRAKES MAY HAVE BEEN CONTAMINATED WITH GREASE BETWEEN THE PISTON HEAD/PLATE AND THE DIAPHRAGM. WHEN BRAKING PRESSURE IS APPLIED, THE GREASE MAY ALLOW THE PISTON HEAD/PLATE TO SLIP OFF CENTER AND CATCH ON THE REDUCING RING OF THE SERVICE CHAMBER.|
|Hazard:||THE CATCHING OF THE PISTON HEAD/PLATE ON THE REDUCING RING MAY LOCK UP THE CORRESPONDING FRONT AIR DISC BRAKE WHICH MAY IMPACT THE OPERATOR'S ABILITY TO STEER OR CONTROL THE VEHICLE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS REPLACED BOTH FRONT AIR DISC BRAKES SERVICE CHAMBERS. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2008. NO FURTHER ACTION IS REQUIRED ON THIS RECALL.|
|Additional Info:||DAIMLER TRUCKS RECALL NO. FL-541.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 .|
|2006-11-03||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-11-03)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE TIE ROD SPECIFIED FOR THE AXLE ASSEMBLY IS TOO SHORT, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT THREAD ENGAGEMENT.|
|Hazard:||THE TIE ROD ENDS MAY SEPARATE UNDER CERTAIN EXTREME CONDITIONS, RESULTING IN REDUCED STEERING CONTROL. SUCH AN EVENT MAY LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE TIE ROD FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 19, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712.|
|Additional Info:||FREIGHTLINER RECALL NO. FL-483.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.|
Additional Freightliner ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.