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Recalls - 2005 WILDCAT 510

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

10V191000

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

WILDCAT IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2009 510 AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 510LT TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH AN ADJUSTABLE LENGTH TONGUE ASSEMBLY. THE PINTLE EYE USED IN THE TONGUE ASSEMBLY DOES NOT HAVE AN ADEQUATE VERTICAL OR HORIZONTAL LOAD RATING FOR THE GROSS WEIGHT OF THE VEHICLE.

Defect Consequence

THE PINTLE EYE COULD FAIL RESULTING IN SEPARATION OF THE TONGUE FROM THE TOW VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

FIELD KIT MODIFICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 18, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WILDCAT AT 800-627-3954.

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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