FEATHERLITE TRAILER 2012: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : FEATHERLITE Model : TRAILER Year : 2012
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V396000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-03-29 Date Received by ODI: 2011-03-01 Date Added to Database: 2011-08-04
Manufacturers Involved: Featherlite, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 127
Summary:
      FEATHERLITE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2012 FEATHERLITE TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ARVINMERITOR 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:
      FEATHERLITE HAS NOTIFIED OWNERS AND ARVINMERITOR IS PERFORMING THE REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 29, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ARVINMERITOR'S ONTRAC PERFORMANCE PLUS CALL CENTER AT 1-866-668-7221 OR FEATHERLITE AT 1-563-547-6000.
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 .