COTTRELL C-11LT 2012: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Make : COTTRELL Model : C-11LT Year : 2012
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V028000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-02-27 Date Received by ODI: 2014-01-30 Date Added to Database: 2014-01-31
Manufacturers Involved: Cottrell, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 779
Summary:
      Cottrell, Inc. "Cottrell" is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 auto transporter vehicles equipped with Sure Power-brand battery equalizers containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.
Consequence:
      Once electrically conductive, the material is capable of melting and burning, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Cottrell, Inc., will notify owners, and Sure Power will replace the equalizers, free of charge. The recall began on February 27, 2014. Owners may contact Cottrell toll-free at 1-866-299-2690 ext. 313.
Report Initiator: ODI 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.