GREAT DANE TRAILER 2006: SUSPENSION

Make : GREAT DANE Model : TRAILER Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2004-10-18 - 2005-09-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V493000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2005-10-25 Date Added to Database: 2005-10-25
Manufacturers Involved: Great Dane Trailers
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 650
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VAN AND REFRIGERATED SEMI-TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH TUTHILL SUSPENSIONS, MODEL 20/22AR AND RS3162, THE BEAM/AXLE PIVOT CONNECTION JOINT IS MIS-ALIGNED CAUSING EXCESSIVE PLAY WITH THE TRAILER ALLOWING THE TRAILER TO WANDER.
Consequence:
      SHOULD THE TRAILER WANDER A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT NOTICE.
Remedy:
      GREAT DANE IS WORKING WITH TUTHILL TO NOTIFY THE OWNERS OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES AND PROVIDE FREE REMEDY. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TUTHILL AT 800-753-0025 OR GREAT DANE AT 912-644-2100.
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.