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Recalls - 2001 MAC 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

EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Recall Number

04V171000

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 FRAME AND FRAMELESS DUMP TRAILERS, THE 8-INCH FIVE STAGE TELESCOPIC CYLINDER COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A "SUPER DUMP", WITH USE THE PACKING NUT ON THE FOURTH STAGE RETAINING THE PLUNGER CAN LOOSEN, BACKING OFF THE FOURTH STAGE. THIS CONDITION, IF NOT REMEDIED, CAN CONTINUE UNTIL THE PACKING NUT BACKS COMPLETELY OFF THE STAGE. IF THIS OCCURS, THERE IS NOTHING TO RETAIN THE FIFTH STAGE (PLUNGER) IN THE ASSEMBLY.

Defect Consequence

WHEN THE CYLINDER IS EXTENDED TO ITS MAXIMUM STROKE, THE FIFTH STAGE CAN SEPARATE FROM THE CYLINDER ASSEMBLY CAUSING LOSS OF CONTROL OVER THE TRAILER, ALLOWING THE TRAILER TO FREE FALL, POSSIBLY CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.

Defect Corrective Action

PARKER HANNIFIN WILL PROVIDE A FIELD MODIFICATION KIT #375 1805 206 TO SECURE THE PACKING NUT IN POSITION FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PARKER HANNIFIN AT 1-888-231-7461 OR MAC TRAILER AT 330-823-9190.

Notes

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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