CHEETAH BRIDGEMASTER CHASSIS 2015: PARKING BRAKE

Make : CHEETAH Model : BRIDGEMASTER CHASSIS Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-02-26 - 2015-08-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V474000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-22 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-28 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-28
Manufacturers Involved: Cheetah Chassis Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 289
Summary:
      Cheetah Chassis Corporation "Cheetah" is recalling certain 2015-2016 Tandem Axle Extendable Chassis trailers, 2015-2016 Tandem Axle and Single Axle Straight Frame Chassis trailers, 2014-2016 Tandem Axle Gooseneck Chassis trailers, 2015 Tandem Axle Flatbed trailers, 2015-2016 Tridem Axle Bridgemaster Chassis trailers and 2016 Tandem Axle Curtain side Flatbed trailers. These trailers are equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves which may have been improperly machined which could cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking.
Consequence:
      If there is a delay of the spring brake application, the trailer may roll away after it has decoupled from the tractor, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Remedy:
      Cheetah will contact owners and provide a remedy kit, complete with instructions, to repair any affected SR-5 trailer relay valves, free of charge. The recall began on August 22, 2016. Owners may contact Cheetah Customer Service Department at 1-570-752-2709.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.