KELSEY HAYES UNSPECIFIED 1979: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : KELSEY HAYES Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 1979
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 1979-01-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 79V157000
Date Owner's Notified: 1979-06-14 Date Received by ODI: 1979-06-19 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: KELSEY-HAYES
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 27
Summary:
      THE COMBINED REAR BUMPER AND TRAILER HITCH MOUNT WELDS MAY DEVELOP CRACKS DUE TO STRESSES GENERATED IN NORMAL SERVICE. CRACKS COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE MOUNTING BRACKET, CAUSING PARTIAL OR TOTAL SEPARATION OF THE TRAILER FROM THE TOWING VEHICLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      REPLACEMENT REAR BUMPERS AND HITCH MOUNTING BRACKETS WILL BE PROVIDED, OR VEHICLES MAY BE RETURNED TO THE PLANT FOR INSTALLATION BY MANUFACTURER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRUCKS.SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; BUMPER AND TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING BRACKET, WELDS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: PARTIAL OR TOTAL TRAILER SEPARATION MAY CAUSE LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.