GREAT DANE REEFER 2007: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : GREAT DANE Model : REEFER Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-05-25 - 2006-08-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V448000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-12-21 Date Received by ODI: 2006-11-28 Date Added to Database: 2006-11-28
Manufacturers Involved: Great Dane Trailers
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5671
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRAILERS, DURING MANUFACTURE, SOME OF THE PIPE FITTINGS WERE DRILLED TOO DEEP, RESULTING IN A THIN WALL IN THE MALE PIPE THREAD. THE MALE PIPE THREAD MAY BREAK OFF DURING OR AFTER ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
      IF THE FITTING FAILS WHILE IN USE, THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD DEPRESSURIZE, CAUSING THE BRAKES TO ENGAGE SUDDENLY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL QUARANTINE THE VEHICLES AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE FITTING FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 21, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GREAT DANE AT 1-800-633-4176.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS 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.