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Recalls - 1994 HART 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

TRAILER HITCHES

Recall Number

02V092000

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 BUMPER-PULL HORSE TRAILERS, THE SAFETY CABLES, USED TO MAINTAIN A CONNECTION BETWEEN THE TRAILER AND TOW VEHICLE, ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH THIMBLES AND THUS DO NOT CONFORM TO SAE J684.

Defect Consequence

THE CABLE COULD FAIL ALLOWING THE TRAILER/TOW VEHICLE TO SEPARATE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW SAFETY CABLES WITH THIMBLES, WHICH CONFORM TO SAE J684. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 1, 2002. 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 HART AT 1-888-810-4278.

Notes

CONSUMERS CAN 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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