Reduced Breaking Ability Leads to Daimler Recall of Freightliner Trucks

the brake caliper mounting bolts may be incorrectly torqued

Reduced Breaking Ability Leads to Daimler Recall of Freightliner Trucks
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September 26, 2016

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling more than 250 model year 2016-2017 Freightliner M2 Business Class and 114 SD trucks. The brake caliper mounting bolts on the affected vehicles may be incorrectly torqued, allowing the bolts to loosen and detach.

If the brake caliper mounting bolts loosen or detach, braking ability may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

The recall is expected to begin November 7, 2016.

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake caliper mounting bolts for the proper torque and tighten them as necessary, free of charge.

For further information regarding this recall, consumers may contact DTNA customer service at (800) 745-8000. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-722.