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Recalls - 1993 STRICK TRAILER

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

Recall Number

02V001000

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

ON CERTAIN 28' VAN TRAILERS SUPPLIED TO USF DUGAN, CRACKS HAVE OCCURRED IN THE CROSSMEMBERS ABOVE THE SUSPENSION.

Defect Consequence

THE AXLE AND SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY COULD OUT FROM UNDER THE TRAILER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE CRACKED CROSSMEMBERS ABOVE THE SUSPENSION; THE VERTICAL MEMBER AT THE REAR OF THE SUSPENSION BEAM WILL BE FULLY WELDED TO THE BEAM AND REAR FRAME; AND THE "I" CROSSMEMBER AT THE FRONT OF THE SUSPENSION WILL BE REPLACED WITH A TUBE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 7, 2001. 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 STRICK AT 1-215-949-3600.

Notes

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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