COTTRELL TRAILER 2009: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : COTTRELL Model : TRAILER Year : 2009
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V594000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-01-03 Date Received by ODI: 2011-12-19 Date Added to Database: 2011-12-20
Manufacturers Involved: Cottrell, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1767
Summary:
      COTTRELL IS RECALLING ALL MODELS OF COTTRELL TRAILERS, MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2011, EQUIPPED WITH MERITOR AXLES THAT CONTAIN THE FAG BRAND BEARING SYSTEM. THE BEARING SYSTEM HAS EXHIBITED LOW DURABILITY LIFE IN CERTAIN VEHICLE APPLICATIONS.
Consequence:
      PROLONGED USE OF THE SYSTEM IN THESE APPLICATIONS CAN RESULT IN THE DEGRADATION OF THE BEARING GREASE, THEREBY POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A BEARING FAILURE AND SUBSEQUENT WHEEL END FIRE.
Remedy:
      MERITOR IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. PLEASE SEE MERITORS RECALL "NHTSA NO. 11E-015". MERITOR WILL PERFORM THE REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERITOR'S ONTRAC PERFORMANCE PLUS CALL CENTER AT 1-866-668-7221.
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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .