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Recalls - 1995 UTILITY 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:REAR

Recall Number

95V205000

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

A CRACK OCCURS OUTBOARD OF THE AXLE ATTACHMENT WHICH GROWS AND RESULTS IN SEPARATION OF THE END OF THAT AXLE, INCLUDING TIRES AND WHEELS, FROM THE TRAILER.

Defect Consequence

AXLE SEPARATION WHILE MOVING CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRAILERS AT ALL 8 WELDS ON THE AXLE TO AIR RIDE BEAM CONNECTIONS FOR VISIBLE CRACKS. IF A CRACK IS DETECTED, THE TRAILERS WILL BE REMOVED FROM SERVICE AND THE AXLES REPLACED.

Notes

SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; SINGLE AXLE; REAR. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: DUAL AND SINGLE AXLE REFRIGERATED AND DRY VAN SEMI-TRAILERS WITH "HENDRICKSON" HT190, "NEWAY" RL196, OR AR-93 "AIR RIDE" SUSPENSIONS, AND "DANA" MODEL D22AX503 OR "ROCKWELL" MODEL TN4670 OR TN4671 AXLES. NOTE: 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 UTILITY AT 1-800-698-7731. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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