FEATHERLITE TRAILER 1994: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : FEATHERLITE Model : TRAILER Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1994-02-01 - 1994-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 96V063000
Date Owner's Notified: 1996-04-12 Date Received by ODI: 1996-04-16 Date Added to Database: 1996-04-22
Manufacturers Involved: Load Trail LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 752
Summary:
      THE SPINDLE OF THE AXLE CAN TEAR OFF THE TOP OF THE AXLE TUBE.
Consequence:
      WHEN THE SPINDLE FALLS OFF, THE TRAILER FALLS TO THE ROAD AND THE WHEEL COULD GO INTO TRAFFIC.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE SENT REPAIR KITS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR REINFORCING THE SPINDLE ATTACHMENT TO THE AXLE TUBE.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; OTHER PIECES; TRAILER HITCHES AND ATTACHMENTS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BOAT TRAILERS. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR TRAILERS TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT LOAD RITE AT 1-800-562-3783. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.