Freightliner

Two Daimler recalls affect nearly 28,000 Freightliner, Western Star trucks

One recall is in response to the Kidde fire extinguisher recall first announced in November. The other is for certain trucks with brake caliper bolts that are not properly torqued. East Manufacturing also announced it is recalling approximately 88 dump trailers.

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Daimler recalls more than 400,000 Freightliner, Western Star trucks for brake light issue

Affected trucks include model year 2008-2018 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700 and 6900 trucks. DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.

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Recalls issued for Freightliner and Western Star tractors, Wabash trailers

DTNA is recalling some 2016 Western Star 4900 and 2016 Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with certain Dana Spicer D-Series and E-Series steer axles. Wabash National is recalling approximately 314 model year 2018 van trailers equipped with certain Meritor suspensions.

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You can’t hide them lyin’ eyes

George's dalliance with aftermarket parts -- for a different truck! "It became evident I was going to have to confront him.... He was cheating. He was looking at aftermarket parts for a Peterbilt."

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Small number of 2017-2018 Freightliner Cascadias recalled

The company says some model year 2017-2018 Cascadias may have an upper steering pinch bolt that isn’t properly tightened, which could result in the mechanical disconnection of the steering wheel and the front wheels.

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Freightliner adds mid-roof sleeper options for Cascadia

Freightliner is adding a mid-roof cab configuration for its Cascadia the company announced Monday at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, including 48-, 60- and 72-inch mid-roof XT sleeper cabs in both 116- and 126-inch BBC platforms.

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Daimler recalls more than 2,500 trucks for tow hook, fuel pump issues

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 2,500 trucks, ranging from severe duty to Class 8, for improperly manufactured tow hooks and a fuel pump issue in certain engines.

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Freightliner launches new 122SD sleeper option for car haulers

Freightliner Trucks, in partnership with Fontaine Modification Company, cut 18 inches from the height of the original 122SD to give car haulers a sleeper option for the severe duty truck.

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Daimler recalls approximately 1,550 severe duty trucks

Affected trucks include 2015-2017 Freightliner 108SD, 2015-2017 Freightliner 114SD and 2015-2017 Freightliner Business Class M2 models built between Dec. 16, 2014, and April 27, 2017.

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Traditional truck makers focus on short-haul for electric vehicles

Major truck and engine makers themselves have invested in the development of electric- and more conventional hybrid-electric-drive vehicles, but they see the most short-term promise in shorter-run applications.

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