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Recalls - 2002 VERMEER CS418TL

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

TRAILER HITCHES

Recall Number

06V176000

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 TRAILERS, FATIGUE CRACKS CAN OCCUR IN A HEAT AFFECTED ZONE OF THE TONGUE WELDMENT.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD RESULT IN TONGUE SEPARATION FROM THE TOWED VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE TONGUES ON THE AFFECTED TRAILERS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON JUNE 19, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VERMEER AT 1-641-628-3141.

Notes

VERMEER RECALL NO. IK00-1245. 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.


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