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Freightliner XCS Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on XCS vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-02-25 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-03-12, was due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Approximately 117 vehicles were involved. Since 1993, XCS's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the accelerator pedal, vehicle speed control, valve. 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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2015-02-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-03-12)
Recall Summary: Farber Specialty Vehicles (Farber) is recalling various specialty vehicles modified by Farber and equipped with model S2005, S2010, S5005, S5010, S5505, and S5510 wheelchair lifts manufactured by Ricon Corporation. The platform side plate of the affected wheelchair lifts may crack.
Hazard: If the platform side plates crack, the lift platform can separate from the lift and come to rest against the vehicle's lift door. When the doors are opened, the platform may fall out, increasing the risk of injury to the lift operator.
Remedy: Farber will notify owners to take their vehicles to a Ricon dealer or service center who will install supplemental platform support bumpers. Any platform that has already started cracking will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during March 2015. Owners may contact Farber customer service at 1-800-331-3188, or Ricon customer service at 1-800-322-2884. Farber's number for this recall is 14E-041.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V112000
   
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
   
2001-04-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-04-23)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RECREATIONAL VEHICLE CHASSIS. A LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL (ENGINE WILL RETURN TO IDLE) COULD OCCUR WHEN THE EXHAUST BRAKE HAS BEEN ACTIVATED, THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, AND THE VEHICLE IS COMING TO A STOP.
Hazard: A LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 14, 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=01V115000
   
2001-01-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-01-02)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RV CHASSIS. THE VALVE STEM ON THE REAR INNER TIRE COULD RUB AGAINST THE WHEEL AND DEVELOP A LEAK.
Hazard: A LOSS OF AIR ON THE INNER TIRE COULD OVERLOAD THE OUTER TIRE IF UNDETECTED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A VALVE STEM EXTENSION STABILIZER.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 3, 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. 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=00V427000
   
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Additional Freightliner Models

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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
XBXC
Xc Motorhome ChassisXc R
XCAXCR
XLS

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