GREAT DANE DRY FREIGHT VAN 2016: PARKING BRAKE

Make : GREAT DANE Model : DRY FREIGHT VAN Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2014-01-01 - 2016-03-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V476000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-09 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-28 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-28
Manufacturers Involved: Great Dane Trailers
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13509
Summary:
      Great Dane Trailers "Great Dane" is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Dry Freight Van, Reefer, and Flatbed trailers manufactured January 1, 2014, to March 4, 2016, 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:
      Great Dane 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 September 9, 2016. Owners may contact Great Dane Customer Service Department at 1-912-232-4471.
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.