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Recalls - 1999 VACTOR 2103

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

STRUCTURE

Recall Number

07V364000

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 SEWER CLEANERS, THERE MAY BE A DEFECT IN THE DEBRIS BODY CYLINDER MOUNT AND SUB-FRAME CROSS TUBE WHERE THE MOUNT ATTACHES THAT COULD RESULT IN A STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

Defect Consequence

PERSONNEL NEAR THE SEWER CLEANER COULD BE INJURED AND PROPERTY DAMAGE COULD OCCUR.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL ADD A REINFORCING CROSS TUBE AND CYLINDER MOUNT PLATES WILL BE INSTALLED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 23, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VACTOR AT 1-815-672-3171.

Notes

CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


Component Description

STRUCTURE:BODY

Recall Number

10V146000

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

VACTOR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1992 THROUGH 2010 MODEL 2103 SEWER CLEANERS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN DECEMBER 1992 AND MARCH 2010. THE HAIR PIN OF THE MOUNTING PIN THAT ATTACHES THE DEBRIS BODY HOIST (DUMP) TO THE SUB-FRAME IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO RETAIN THE MOUNTING PIN FOR THE ENTIRE LIFE EXPECTANCY OF THE VEHICLE.

Defect Consequence

IF THE HAIR PIN COMES OUT OF THE RETAINING PIN, THE RETAINING PIN CAN WORK ITSELF OUT OF THE MOUNT. SHOULD THIS OCCUR WHILE THE DUMP BODY IS IN THE UP POSITION, IT COULD TILT OVER BACKWARDS, POSSIBLY INJURING THE OPERATOR OR PERSONNEL NEAR THE VEHICLE.

Defect Corrective Action

VACTOR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HAIR PIN WITH A COTTER PIN FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 14, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VACTOR AT 1-847-622-7069.

Notes

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


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