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Recalls - 1996 CRANE LET-2

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

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Recall Number

02V231000

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 TAG AND PUSHER AXLE ASSEMBLIES PURCHASED FROM RIDEWELL, THE AXLE ASSEMBLIES HAVE AN ACTUAL WEIGHT RATING LESS THAN THAT SPECIFIED ON THE LABEL AND THEREFORE FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567.5, "CERTIFICATION."

Defect Consequence

LOADING THE TAG/PUSHER AXLE TO THE GAWR LABEL RATING OR LOADING THE VEHICLE TO THE GVWR LABEL RATING WILL CAUSE THE PUSHER/TAG AXLE TO BE OVERLOADED.

Defect Corrective Action

CRANE WILL PROVIDE OWNERS WITH REPLACEMENT VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABELS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 4, 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CRANE AT 1-918-832-7333.

Notes

ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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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