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FLD Conventional Driver's Manual

FLD Conventional Driver's Manual

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Introduction
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.
Foreword
STI-203-1 (5/08P)A24-00509-000Printed in U.S.A.
 
 © 1989-2008 Daimler Trucks North America LLC. All rights reserved. Daimler Trucks North America LLC is a Daimlercompany.No part of this publication, in whole or part, may be translated, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmittedin any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written per-mission of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. For additional information, please contact Daimler Trucks NorthAmerica LLC, Service Systems and Documentation, P.O. Box 3849, Portland OR 97208–3849 U.S.A. or refer towww.Daimler-TrucksNorthAmerica.com and www.FreightlinerTrucks.com.
Foreword
 
Contents
Chapter Page
Introduction, Environmental Concerns and Recommendations,Event Data Recorder, Customer Assistance Center, ReportingSafety Defects. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Foreword1
Vehicle Identification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.12
Instruments and Controls Identification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2.13
Vehicle Access. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.14
Heater and Air Conditioner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.15
Seats and Seat Belts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5.16
Steering and Brake Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6.17
Engines and Clutches. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7.18
Transmissions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8.19
Rear Axles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
9.110
Fifth Wheels and Trailer Couplings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.111
Pretrip and Post-Trip Inspections and Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
11.112
Cab Appearance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
12.113
In an Emergency. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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