Freightliner Fld-120

Model Fld-120 made by Freightliner got 1 investigation as well as 2 recalls. The car had one investigation (structure). There were some recalls concerningsteering and visibility.

Model 1993


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
93V140000FREIGHTLINER CORP.from 07/01/1993 to 08/01/1993V (Vehicle)33610/29/1993MFRFREIGHTLINER LLC08/24/199309/01/1993
Defect SummaryPower steering hose assemblies were built with incorrect end fittings. these end fittings were rated at 1250 psi working pressure and the correct end fittings are rated at 2000 psi.
Consequence SummaryThe end fittings could fail under normal system pressure,resulting in loss of power steering assist and/or leakage of power steeringfluid. loss of power steering assist may result in loss of steering controlwhich may cause an accident. leakage of power steering fluid may result in afire.
Corrective SummaryRemove and replace the power steering pressure line between the power steering pump and the steering gear box.
NotesSystem: steering; power assist.vehicle description: heavy duty trucks.
94V010000FREIGHTLINER CORPORATIONfrom 09/01/1993 to 12/01/1993V (Vehicle)79002/28/1994MFRFREIGHTLINER LLC01/14/199401/25/1994
Defect SummaryContact may occur between the windshield wiper motor and a huck bolt collar which causes a gear within the motor to fracture resulting in complete failure of the windshield wiper system.
Consequence SummaryFailure of the windshield wiper system reduces the operator's road vision in inclement weather and could result in a vehicle accident.
Corrective SummaryDealers will remove and replace the windshield wiper motor and remove the huck bolt and replace it with a pull-type rivet.
NotesSystem: visual systems; windshield wiper; motor. vehicle description: medium duty non-sleeper cab trucks equipped with optional electric windshield wipers.note: if your vehicle is presented to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and the remedy is not provided within a reasonable time and free of charge or the remedy does not correct the defect or noncompliance, please contact freightliner service center at 1-503-735-8000. also, contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.


NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
PE94061FREIGHTLINER LLC08/03/199412/13/1994FUMES IN CAB
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