EAST FLATBED 2017: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Make : EAST Model : FLATBED Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2011-02-05 - 2019-04-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V607000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-10-31 Date Received by ODI: 2019-08-19 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-20
Manufacturers Involved: Manac Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 44
Summary:
      MANAC, Inc. "MANAC" is recalling certain 2011-2020 Flatbed trailers. The Buffers USA Twistlock configuration may unintentionally rotate to the unlock position, potentially allowing the container that the trailer is transporting to become unstable or detach from the trailer.
Consequence:
      A container that is not securely attached to the trailer can increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Manac will notify owners and will provide a secondary locking mechanism to secure the twistlock configuration, free of charge. The recall began October 31, 2019. Owners may contact Manac customer service at 1-800-361-7900.
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.