ACCURATE UNSPECIFIED 1981: TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Make : ACCURATE Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1981
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 1984-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V013000
Date Owner's Notified: 1986-01-22 Date Received by ODI: 1986-01-29 Date Added to Database: 1986-02-11
Manufacturers Involved: WESTERN CAPITAL CO.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 77
Summary:
      CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE WELDING OF THE STRUCTURAL SUPPORT AROUND THE FIFTH WHEEL KING PIN. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE FIFTH WHEEL KING PIN COULD PULL OUT ALLOWING THE TRAILER TO BREAK LOOSE. THIS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REWELD CRACKED AREAS AROUND THE KING PIN STRUCTURALS AND ADD SUPPORT BARS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: KING PIN. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 65 CUBIC YARD CAPACITY SOLID WASTE TRANSFER TRAILERS WITHAN 18 INCH KING PIN SETTING.