EAST FLATBED 2016: PARKING BRAKE

Make : EAST Model : FLATBED Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2014-01-10 - 2015-04-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V506000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-22 Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-05 Date Added to Database: 2016-07-05
Manufacturers Involved: East Manufacturing Corp.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 290
Summary:
      East Manufacturing Corp. "East" is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Flatbed, Frame Dump, and Flatbed Tipper trailers manufactured January 10, 2014, to April 24, 2015, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined which may 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:
      East Manufacturing Corp. 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 East customer service at 1-330-325-9921.
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.