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Recalls - 1999 WILSON GOOSENECK

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

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Recall Number

09V145000

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

WILSON TRAILERS IS RECALLING 7,429 MY 1999-2009 GOOSENECK TRAILERS. THE DEFECT CONCERNS THE LOCK SUPPORT TUBE THAT MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED BEYOND SPECIFICATION. IF THIS IS THE CASE, THE LOCK COULD DEVELOP INADEQUATE PIN ENGAGEMENT RESULTING IN THE GATE OPENING UNEXPECTEDLY.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE USER.

Defect Corrective Action

OWNERS ARE TO CHECK THE GAP BETWEEN THE KEEPER AND SUPPORT TUBE AND SHOULD DOCUMENT THE DIMENSION ON THE POSTCARD PROVIDED AND RETURN IT BACK TO WILSON TRAILERS. IF THE GAP IS GREATER THAN 3/8 INCH, A FIELD REPAIR IS AVAILABLE TO ADJUST THE SUPPORT TUBE TO THE CORRECT DIMENSION. IF THE OWNER PREFER, YOU MAY CONTACT WILSON DEALER SO THEY CAN INSPECT THE AREA OF CONCERN AND ADJUST THE LOCK SUPPORT TUBE TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE PIN ENGAGEMENT. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WILSON TRAILERS AT 1800-798-2002.

Notes

WILSON RECALL NO. 508Q. 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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