Daimler Faces Probe Over Faulty Meritor Truck Shafts

Law360, New York (September 1, 2011, 4:01 PM EDT) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday opened an investigation into the failure of output shafts on certain heavy duty trucks manufactured by a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC.

The agency said Daimler notified its Office of Defects Investigation about a field service campaign covering the replacement of output shafts in the forward-rear axle carrier of certain class 8 vehicles with ArvinMeritor RT series output shaft assemblies.

Those vehicles, made by Freightliner LLC, include Daimler's 2011 Cascadia, Columbia, Coronado and Business Class M2...
To view the full article, register now.