FL790 - Tire Steel Cords may be Exposed - 2019 Freightliner & Western Star

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V641
Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 201

 

Tire Steel Cords may be Exposed

Rapid air loss can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Daimler Trucks North America, LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, 122SD and Business Class M2 trucks and Western Star 4700 and 4900 trucks, equipped with certain Bridgestone M854 tires with date codes 2418-2518, Bridgestone M860A tires with date code 2518, and Bridgestone M864 tires with date codes 2318-2418, all of size 425/65R22.5. The sidewall steel body cords may be exposed, which can cause unexpected, rapid air loss during use.

 

Remedy

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the affected tires, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL790.

 

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.safercar.gov.

 

Check for Daimler Trucks North America Recalls


Defect Information Report

September 18, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V641-5039.pdf

Download (PDF, 440KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

October 9, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V641-8271.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


 

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