Freightliner Xls

Model Xls made by Freightliner got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to engine and engine cooling. . There was one recall concerning power train .

Model 2000


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
00V229001FREIGHTLINER CORPORATIONfrom 04/19/2000 to 07/18/2000V (Vehicle)594MFRFREIGHTLINER LLC08/17/200008/23/2000
Defect SummaryVehicle description: heavy duty trucks, shuttle buses, transit buses and step vans equipped with allison 1000 or 2400 series transmissions. these transmissions can experience park pawl to rear cover interference due to an out of flatness condition.
Consequence SummaryThis could cause non-engagement of the park pawl when the transmission shift selector is moved to the park position, resulting in unintended vehicle movement and a vehicle crash without prior warning.
Corrective SummaryAllison transmission is conducting the owner notification and remedy for this campaign. dealers will remove the transmission from the vehicle, replace the park pawl, and reinstall the transmission in the vehicle. owner notification is expected to begin during september 2000. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact allison at 1-800-252-5283 or freightliner at 1-800-547-0712.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Motor blew at 4200 miles. has had 3 cylinder heads replaced. mufflers have gone bad within 600 miles causing excessive vibration in cab.