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2004 Freightliner Coronado Wheels Recall 05V285000
NHTSA: Action Number: N/A Service Bulletin Number: 05V285000
- Report Date:
Jun 14, 2005
- Potential Units Affected:
Summary: On certain trucks equipped with 3rd generation conmet aluminum wheels, the drum mounting flange on the conmet truturn brake drum may have been manufactured with a taper from the pilot hole to the barrel of the drum.
Consequence: This taper may cause cracking or fractures of the front hub. This could cause a crash without prior warning.
Remedy: After further investigation and testing, freightliner has revised the population and the remedy (december 22, 2005). Therefore, the recall began on march 15, 2006. Owners may contact freightliner at 1-800-547-0712.
Notes: Freightliner recall no. Fl-451. Customers 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.