Possible steering loss issue leads to Western Star recall

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Daimler Trucks North America is recalling about 202 model year 2022-2023 Western Star 47X and 49X trucks, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents.

The recall says the U-joint pinch bolt on the steering shaft in the affected trucks may detach, which can cause a loss of steering control.

Dealers will inspect and repair the joint, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Nov. 11. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712 with recall number FL952. NHTSA’s recall number is 22V-681.