EAST FLATBED 2016: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : EAST Model : FLATBED Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-09-11 - 2015-10-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V863000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-01-15 Date Received by ODI: 2015-12-22 Date Added to Database: 2015-12-22
Manufacturers Involved: Kaufman Trailers of NC, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 55
Summary:
      Kaufman Trailers "Kaufman" is recalling certain model year 2016 Flatbed and Wedge Car Hauler trailers manufactured September 11, 2015, to October 14, 2015, equipped with certain 10,000 lb dual wheel axle assemblies. The affected trailers were manufactured with mismatched axle hub and cone assemblies that may cause leaking bearing oil seals, thus resulting in wheel bearing failure.
Consequence:
      Premature bearing failure may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Kaufman has notified owners, and dealers will replace the affected axle assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2016. Owners may contact Kaufman customer service at 1-336-790-6817.
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.