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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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Recall issued for 2.5 million Kidde fire extinguishers sold in trucks

According to the CPSC recall notice, nearly 38 million Kidde fire extinguishers are included in the recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 2.5 million of those were sold with trucks and RVs.

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Great Dane, Trail King recalling certain trailers with Meritor axles, suspensions

Great Dane is recalling approximately 90 of its model year 2018 Everest reefer trailers using Meritor axles and suspensions, while Trail King has recalled just two of its Fifth-Wheel Live Bottom belt trailers.

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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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Steer axle recall expands to include nearly 19,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth, International trucks

The recall issued by Paccar includes approximately 17,737 model year 2016 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks in most models, along with approximately 1,175 model year 2016 International tractors in most models.

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Potential steer axle problem prompts recall of more than 1,000 Volvo, Mack, Autocar trucks

A potential problem in Dana D-Series and E-Series steer axles that could result in a complete loss of steering prompted Mack, Volvo and Autocar to recall more than 1,000 potentially affected trucks.

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Daimler recalls few dozen Western Star 4900 trucks for front axle weight issue

Daimler Trucks is recalling approximately 38 model year 2017-2018 Western Star 4900 trucks in which the weight of the front axle could exceed the spring capacity.

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Navistar recalling some 2018 Internationals with Cummins engines, Trail King recalling gooseneck trailers

Navistar is recalling approximately 224 model year 2018 International HX and LT series trucks with Cummins ISX15 Performance Series engines for a fuel pump issue, and Trail King is recalling certain 2012-2014 gooseneck trailers in which the pivot plate could crack, causing the trailer to detach.

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Nearly 6,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks with optional spotlights recalled

Paccar is recalling approximately 5,731 trucks because the optional spotlight circuit on the affected trucks “may not be adequately protected in the event of a short,” increasing the risk of fire at the fuse block.

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