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Recalls - 2000 TRAILSTAR DUMP

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

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:DRUM

Recall Number

00V249002

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

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FLATBED AND DUMP TRAILERS. THESE VEHICLES UTILIZE GUNITE CORPORATION MODEL 2764 CAST STEEL BRAKE DRUMS AND A COMBINATION OF STEEL OR ALUMINUM WHEELS PRODUCED BY OTHER MANUFACTURERS. THESE DRUMS BEAR DATE CODES BETWEEN "162 99" AND "225 99," INCLUSIVE. A STRESS CRACK IN THE METAL ON THE INSIDE BRAKE DRUM FACE DIAMETER CAN OCCUR, RESULTING IN A COMPLETE SEPARATION FROM THE BRAKE DRUM.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL OF THE CAST IRON BRAKE DRUMS. GUNITE WILL CONDUCT AND INSPECTION/REPAIR/REPLACEMENT PROGRAM AT NO CHARGE TO THE CONSUMER. 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 GUNITE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 800-677-3786.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 15, 2000. 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 TRAILSTAR AT 1-800-235-5635 OR GUINITE AT 1-800-553-6691. 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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