KENWORTH C500 1995: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : KENWORTH Model : C500 Year : 1995
Build Dates : 1989-07-01 - 1998-07-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 98V203000
Date Owner's Notified: 1998-09-24 Date Received by ODI: 1998-09-01 Date Added to Database: 1998-09-25
Manufacturers Involved: SUNDOWNER TRAILERS, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10000
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STEEL, ALUMINUM AND VALUELITE HORSE TRAILERS. TIRE SIZES WERE IMPROPERLY ENTERED ON THE CERTIFICATION LABEL. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS," AND PART 567, "CERTIFICATION."
Consequence:
      IF COMPLETE TIRE INFORMATION IS NOT AVAILABLE, UNDERRATED TIRES COULD BE PLACED ON THE TRAILER CAUSING EXCESSIVE TIRE WEAR OR, IN EXTREME CASES, POSSIBLE TIRE BLOWOUTS.
Remedy:
      NEW CERTIFICATION LABELS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS OF THESE TRAILERS. IF AN OWNER DESIRES, SUNDOWNER TRAILERS WILL INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 567 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 24, 1998.OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE CORRECTED CERTIFICATION LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT SUNDOWNER AT 1-580-937-4256.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.