The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has issued a recall alert for nearly 20,000 2018-2019 model year Freightliner 108SD, 114SD and Business Class M2 vocational trucks.
According to NHTSA, the trucks may have an incorrectly installed steering shaft assembly. The issue can cause a loss of connection between the steering wheel and the front wheels, which can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.
Daimler Trucks North America will notify owners and dealers of this recall notice. Dealers will inspect and repair the steering shaft as necessary, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Nov. 16. Owners can contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. The DTNA record number for this recall is FL-791.