FL980 – Driveshaft May Break – 2023 Freightliner M2, FCCC MT 55G Walk in Van Chassis, FCCC S2C-106 Conventional Cab & Chassis, FCCC MC Chassis, & Thomas Built SAF-T-LINER C2

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August 1, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V537000

Driveshaft May Break

A broken driveshaft can separate and cause a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V537

Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America, LLC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,280

 

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2023 Freightliner M2, FCCC MT 55G Walk in Van Chassis, FCCC S2C-106 Conventional Cab & Chassis, FCCC MC Chassis, and Thomas Built SAF-T-LINER C2 vehicles. The driveshafts can break under certain loading conditions.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the driveshafts, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 30, 2023. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA’s number for this recall is FL980.

 

Notes

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.nhtsa.gov.

 

Check for Daimler Trucks North America Recalls

 


Chronology :

On July 26, 2023, DTNA received a copy of the Defect Information Report that Dana filed a recall for a certain lot of potentially defective drive shafts after completing an analysis of a single drive shaft failure in April of 2023. After reviewing preliminary information furnished from Dana, DTNA was able to match a suspect population range. On July 31, 2023, DTNA decided to file a vehicle companion recall to support Dana’s recall for this issue. DTNA is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue. DTNA anticipates the recall population may be adjusted after receiving additional information from Dana cross-referencing part serial number to truck VINs. DTNA found 1 total warranty claim related to this issue.

 


5 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FCCC MC 2023
FCCC MT55G 2023
FCCC S2C 106 2023
FREIGHTLINER M2 2023
THOMAS BUILT BUSES SAF-T-LINER C2 2023

 


3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V537-5568.PDF 215.446KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V537-7208.pdf 651.281KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-23V537-3830.pdf 228.888KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=23V537&docType=RCL

 


 

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