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Freightliner XB Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on XB vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2005-05-06 due to a problem with the fuel system, diesel. Approximately 16000 vehicles were involved. Since 1998, XB's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the accelerator pedal. 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 XB vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Freightliner XB

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2005-05-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-05-06)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN 1998-2003 MY FREIGHTLINER FS-65 SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS AND MB-45, MB-55, AND XB SHUTTLE BUS CHASSIS, AND THOMAS BUILT BUS: MVP-ER AND MVP-EF SCHOOL BUS AND NON-SCHOOL BUS MODELS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ISB DIESEL ENGINES AND EQUIPPED WITH FEDERAL-MOGAL 12 AND 24 VOLT FUEL LIFT PUMPS. THE FUEL PUMP COULD FAIL TO TRANSFER FUEL APPROPRIATELY CREATING AN ENGINE STALL CONDITION.
Hazard: SHOULD THE ENGINE STALL WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN USE, A POSSIBLE VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy: CUMMINS WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS OF FREIGHTLINER AND THOMAS BUILT AND REPLACE THE FUEL LIFT PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-DIESELS.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=05V205000
   
2001-11-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-11-30)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS, FIRE TRUCKS, AND TRANSIT BUSES AND SCHOOL BUSES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL/ACCELERATOR PEDALS SUPPLIED BY WILLIAMS CONTROLS INDUSTRIES. THE WELD ATTACHING THE CLEVIS TO THE PLATE HAS INSUFFICIENT PENETRATION AND COULD ALLOW THE CLEVIS TO SEPARATE FROM THE PLATE.
Hazard: IF THE CLEVIS SEPARATED FROM THE PLATE WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN USE, THE VEHICLE WOULD RETURN TO IDLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE PEDALS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 18, 2002. 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=01V322002
   
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Additional Freightliner Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:
108sd114sd
122sdAmerican Lafrance
ArgosyArgosy Glider
Argosy RhdBook Mobile
Business ClassBusiness Class M2
Business Class M2 106vCargo
CascadiaCentury
Century ClassCentury Class S/t
Century StClassic
Classic XlColumbia
Columbia GliderColumbia Glider Kit
CondorConventional
CoronadoCoronado Glider
Custom Chassis S2Custom Chassis S2g
Custom Chassis XbCustom Chassis Xc
Fb 65Fb65
Fl 50Fl 60
Fl 70Fl112
Fl112 Business ClassFl60
Fl70Fl80 Business Class
FLBFLC
FLDFld Classic
Fld SdFld112
Fld120Fld120 Military
Fld120sdFLN
Fln106Fls 112
FreightlinerFs 65
Fs 65 School Bus ChassisM2
M2 Business ClassM2112 Flr Cng
MBMb 45
Mb 55Mb Shuttle Bus Chassis
Mb55MBC
MCMt 45
Mt 55Mt10
Mt12Mt13
Mt35Mt45
Mt45gMt55
Mt55gOdyssey Xl
S112S2
SprinterSprinter 2500
Sprinter 3500Sterling
Sterling ActerraVCL
Western StarX Line
XCXc Motorhome Chassis
Xc RXCA
XCRXCS
XLS

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