Daimler Trucks North America is recalling certain Freightliner Cascadia trucks because of a brake light issue, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents.
More specifically, more than 6,000 model year 2017-18 Freightliner Cascadia trucks are affected by the recall. Affected trucks may have brake lights that remain activated after the brake pedal is released. Confusion among drivers of trailing vehicles may increase the likelihood of a crash.
Remedies for the defect are still being developed. However, the recall is expected to begin Dec. 17. Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by DTNA. For questions, call DTNA’s customer service at 800-547-0712 with recall number FL-799. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-742.