KIDRON TRAILER 2006: SUSPENSION

Make : KIDRON Model : TRAILER Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2001-10-29 - 2008-03-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V168000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-06-02 Date Received by ODI: 2008-04-11 Date Added to Database: 2008-04-14
Manufacturers Involved: KIDRON, INCORPORATED
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 706
Summary:
      KIDRON IS RECALLING 706 MY 2003-2008 VAN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIXED SPRING SUSPENSION WITH PINTLE HOOK OPTION INSTALLED. THE SUSPENSION MAY CRACK IN THE G-RAILS IN THE AREA BETWEEN THE PINTLE HOOK BOX ASSEMBLY ATTACHMENT AND THE REAR SPRING HANGER ATTACHMENT.
Consequence:
      CRACKS OVER TIME WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE PINTLE HOOK BOX ATTACHMENT BECOMES UNSAFE FOR DOUBLES OPERATIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      KIDRON WILL ADD REINFORCEMENTS IN THE AFFECTED AREA DISTRIBUTING THE LOAD OVER A LONGER PART OF THE G-RAIL. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 2 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIDRON AT 800-321-5421.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY 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.