MAXXD A3X 2018: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : MAXXD Model : A3X Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2016-10-06 - 2018-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V184000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-05-04 Date Received by ODI: 2018-03-21 Date Added to Database: 2018-03-22
Manufacturers Involved: Maxey Trailers Mfg, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 251
Summary:
      Maxey Trailers Mfg, Inc. "MaxxD" is recalling certain 2017-2018 A3X, A5X, and A6X trailers. The suspension arms on these vehicles may crack if they were installed without additional supporting welds around the suspension arm.
Consequence:
      If the suspension arm cracks, the trailer will not be able to handle the load, making the trailer inoperable. Additionally, the axle may come loose during travel, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MaxxD will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the suspension arm and either add additional welds, or replace the suspension arm, free of charge. The recall began on May 4, 2018. Owners may contact MaxxD customer service at 1-903-784-8059.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.