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NHTSA Recall 11V465000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Agency:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Vehicles:  Freightliner Cascadia, Freightliner Century, Freightliner Columbia, Freightliner Coronado, Freightliner M2, Sterling A-Line

NHTSA Recall 11V465000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V465000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     FREIGHTLINER / CASCADIA 	    	2006-2012
     FREIGHTLINER / CENTURY 	    	2006-2012
     FREIGHTLINER / COLUMBIA 	    	2006-2012
     FREIGHTLINER / CORONADO 	    	2006-2012
     FREIGHTLINER / M2 	    	2006-2012
     STERLING / A-LINE 	    	2006-2012
Manufacturer: DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA 	Mfr's Report Date: SEP 02, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V465000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,700
Summary:
DAIMLER TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2012 FREIGHTLINER BUSINESS CLASS M2, CASCADIA, CENTURY, COLUMBIA, CORONADO AND STERLING A-LINE VEHICLES BUILT WITH MERITOR WABCO ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SYSTEM MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 15, 2005 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1, 2011. UNDER CERTAIN ROAD AND DRIVING CONDITIONS, VEHICLE BODY ROLL AND ROAD INCLINATION CHARACTERISTICS MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE SLIP ANGLE CALCULATION OF THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) SYSTEM. THIS MIGHT CAUSE THE ESC TO PERCEIVE AN OVER STEERING SITUATION AND THEREFORE APPLY THE OUTER WHEEL BRAKE ON THE FRONT AXLE UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS PERCEIVED TO BE STABLE.
Consequence:
IF THE DRIVER IS SLOW TO REACT DURING THIS ESC INTERVENTION, THE VEHICLE MAY DEVIATE FROM THE INTENDED LINE OF TRAVEL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DAIMLER TRUCKS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ESC MODULE WITH THE APPROPRIATE SOFTWARE VERSION AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE MAILED ON OR ABOUT NOVEMBER 1, 2011. THE DATE FOR AVAILABILITY OF THE FINAL REMEDY IS SUBJECT TO VALIDATION TESTING AND PARTS AVAILABILITY. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MARCH 30, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes:
DAIMLER SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS FL-612. OWNERS 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 .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
2 September 2011Defect Information Report FL-612, Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
To: Dan Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 198KB - 3 pages
14 September 2011Electronic Stability Control
To: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
From: Ric Willard, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 28KB - 3 pages
16 November 2011Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 1: 11V-465, FL-612, Meritor WABCO Electronic Stability Control System Dealer Interim Notification
To: Dan Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 3.4MB - 9 pages
23 November 2011Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 2: 11V-465, FL-612, Meritor WABCO Electronic Stability Control Systems Interim Recall Notice
To: Dan Smith, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 794KB - 2 pages
March 2012Meritor WABCO Electronic Stability Control Systems
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 493KB - 18 pages
20 March 2012Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 3: 11V-465, FL-612, Meritor WABCO Electronic Stability Control Systems Dealer Notice
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 27KB - 1 page
30 March 2012Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 4: 11V-465, FL-612, Meritor WABCO Electronic Stability Control Systems Representative Owner Notice
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 68KB - 3 pages
30 July 2012DTNA 2nd Quarter 2012, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 710KB - 5 pages
29 October 2012DTNA 3rd Quarter 2012, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 332KB - 5 pages
21 January 2013DTNA 4th Quarter 2012, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 203KB - 5 pages
29 April 2013DTNA 1st Quarter 2013, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 251KB - 6 pages
10 June 2013Defect Information Report - Supplemental Report No. 5: 11V-465, FL-612, Meritor WABCO Electronic Stability Control Systems Owner Re-notification
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Nasser Zamani, Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 103KB - 1 pages
31 July 2013DTNA 2nd Quarter 2013, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 80KB - 2 pages
30 October 2013DTNA 3rd Quarter 2013, Quarterly Report
Daimler Trucks North America
NHTSA Recall 11V465000

PDF
- 75KB - 1 pages


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