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Recalls - 1991 DOONAN DL810

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall Number

99V006000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILERS MANUFACTURED BY VARIOUS BUILDERS FOR STRAIGHTLINE MANUFACTURING. THE AXLES AND AXLE COMPONENTS CAN BEND AND EVEN BREAK ON SOME UNITS ALLOWING THE AXLE TO STRIKE THE FRAME CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE AXLE AND AXLE ASSEMBLIES.

Defect Consequence

FAILURE OF THE AXLES COULD CAUSE THE WHEEL AND AXLE SPINDLE TO SEPARATE FROM THE TRAILER, CAUSING A LOSS OF CONTROL.

Defect Corrective Action

STRAIGHTLINE WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING AXLES WITH NEW, REINFORCED AXLES.

Notes

STRAIGHTLINE IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY CAMPAIGN FOR THESE TRAILERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN FEBRUARY 15, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT STRAIGHTLINE AT 1-316-283-5511. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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