HAUL MASTER TRAILER 2009: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : HAUL MASTER Model : TRAILER Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2006-01-01 - 2016-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V597000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-10 Date Received by ODI: 2016-08-12 Date Added to Database: 2016-08-12
Manufacturers Involved: Harbor Freight Tools
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 374319
Summary:
      Harbor Freight Tools "Harbor Freight" is recalling certain model year 2006-2016 Haul Master trailers, model numbers 90154, 42708, 90153, 66771, 42709, 94564 trailers, and 2013-2016 Haul Master trailers, model numbers 62170, 62209, 61730, and 69897. The affected trailers may be equipped with incorrectly positioned rear lamp brackets that may not illuminate the license plate. The lights fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      The trailers may be less visible to other drivers, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Harbor Freight will notify owners and will provide them with a new tail light package, free of charge. The recall began on October 10, 2016. Owners may contact Harbor Freight customer service at 1-805-388-1000.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
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.