Daimler Trucks North America – Electronic Stability Control Error/FMVSS 136

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2024-2025 Western Star 49X and 2025 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) software has incorrect axle spacing parameters. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 136, “Electronic Stability Control Systems on Heavy Vehicles.”

Report Received Date 01/31/2024
NHTSA ID 24V058000
Consequence Summary Incorrect parameters can decrease vehicle stability or braking performanceeasing the risk of crash.
Corrective Action Dealers will update the ESC software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 31, 2024. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL993.
Recall Code FL993
Potentially Affected 7
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
Recall Link Go to Recall (https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=24V058000)