This manual provides information needed to operateand understand the vehicle and its components.More detailed information is contained in the
Owner’s Warranty Information for North America
booklet, andin the vehicle’s service and maintenance manuals.Custom-built Freightliners are equipped with variouschassis and cab components. Not all of the informa-tion contained in this manual applies to every ve-hicle. For details about components in your vehicle,refer to the chassis speciﬁcation pages included in allnew vehicles and to the vehicle speciﬁcation decal,located inside the vehicle.For your reference, keep this manual in the vehicleat all times.IMPORTANT: Descriptions and speciﬁcations in thismanual were in effect at the time of printing. Freight-liner Trucks reserves the right to discontinue modelsand to change speciﬁcations or design at any timewithout notice and without incurring obligation. De-scriptions and speciﬁcations contained in this publi-cation provide no warranty, expressed or implied,and are subject to revisions and editions without no-tice.
Environmental Concerns andRecommendations
Whenever you see instructions in this manual to dis-card materials, you should ﬁrst attempt to reclaimand recycle them. To preserve our environment, fol-low appropriate environmental rules and regulationswhen disposing of materials.
Event Data Recorder
This vehicle is equipped with one or more devicesthat record speciﬁc vehicle data. The type andamount of data recorded varies depending on howthe vehicle is equipped (such as the brand of engine,if an air bag is installed, or if the vehicle features acollision avoidance system, etc.).
Customer Assistance Center
Having trouble ﬁnding service? Call the CustomerAssistance Center at 1–800–385–4357 or 1–800– FTL–HELP. Call night or day, weekdays or week-ends, for dealer referral, vehicle information, break-down coordination, or Fleetpack assistance. Ourpeople are knowledgeable, professional, and commit-ted to following through to help you keep your truckmoving.
Reporting Safety Defects
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect whichcould cause a crash or could cause injury ordeath, you should immediately inform the NationalHighway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) inaddition to notifying Daimler Trucks North AmericaLLC.If the NHTSA receives similar complaints, it mayopen an investigation, and if it ﬁnds that a safetydefect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order arecall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSAcannot become involved in individual problemsbetween you, your dealer, or Daimler Trucks NorthAmerica LLC.To contact NHTSA, you may call the VehicleSafety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY:1-800-424-9153); go to www.safercar.gov; or writeto: Administrator, NHTSA, 1200 New JerseyAvenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590. You can alsoobtain other information about motor vehicle safetyfrom www.safercar.gov.Canadian customers who wish to report a safety-related defect to Transport Canada, Defect Investi-gations and Recalls, may telephone the toll-freehotline 1-800-333-0510, or contact TransportCanada by mail at: Transport Canada, ASFAD,Place de Ville Tower C, 330 Sparks Street,Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0N5.For additional road safety information, please visitthe Road Safety website at:www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/menu.htm.
STI-203-1 (5/08P)A24-00509-000Printed in U.S.A.