GREAT DANE TRAILER 2006: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : GREAT DANE Model : TRAILER Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2003-06-19 - 2007-01-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V461000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-10-29 Date Received by ODI: 2007-09-28 Date Added to Database: 2007-09-28
Manufacturers Involved: Great Dane Trailers
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 53
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRAILERS, STAINLESS STEEL MOUNTING BOLTS OF A LESSER GRADE WERE USED IN LIEU OF THE STANDARD GRADE 8 CARBON STEEL BOLTS TO ATTACH THE PINTLE HOOKS.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE TOWED VEHICLE FROM THE SEMI-TRAILER WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE GRADE 8 CARBON STEEL BOLTS IN ORDER TO INSURE THAT THE MOUNTING OF THE PINTLE HOOK MEETS THE REQUIRED RECOMMENDATIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 29, 2007. 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.