Volvo, Freightliner Trucks Recalled

Volvo recalling more than 1,000 trucks manufactured between November 2010 and February 2014; Daimler recalling almost 200 trucks manufactured between March and April 2014

According to a report from, Volvo Trucks of North America is recalling 1,025 2011-2015 VNL and 2014-2015 VNM trucks manufactured between November 17, 2010, through February 5, 2014, and equipped with enhanced cruise control and without side fairings.

In the affected vehicles, the active braking component of the enhanced cruise control can become disabled, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notice. If this happens the vehicle may not automatically activate the brakes as intended when the enhanced cruise control system is in use.

Also, Daimler Trucks North America is recalling 194 model year 2015 Freightliner Cascadia, 122SD, and Business Class M2 trucks manufactured March 20, 2014, through April 10, 2014.

Due to an axle manufacturing error, there may be weak spots in the beam of the affected axle assemblies, according to a NHTSA notice. The axle weak spots could cause the axle beam to bend or cause wheel separation.

The axles were manufactured by Meritor, model MFS12143ANN. The recall is mostly confined to just the Daimler Trucks models.

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