GREAT DANE VAN 1988: SUSPENSION:FRONT:KING PIN

Make : GREAT DANE Model : VAN Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1987-06-01 - 1989-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V117000
Date Owner's Notified: 1989-08-14 Date Received by ODI: 1989-07-18 Date Added to Database: 1989-08-02
Manufacturers Involved: Great Dane Trailers
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:KING PIN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 31446
Summary:
      THE KING PIN THAT IS USED TO JOIN A TRAILER TO THE TRACTOR AT THE COUPLINGS MAY FRACTURE.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN TRAILER SEPARATION FROM THETRACTOR, WITH POTENTIAL TO INJURE PEOPLE IN ITS PATH AND TO CRASH INTO OTHERVEHICLES.
Remedy:
      REPLACE TRAILER MAIN BEAM "INCLUDING THE KING PIN".
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM:SUSPENSION/KING PIN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:VANS AND PLATFORM TRAILERS.