MORITZ ULH 2016: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : MORITZ Model : ULH Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-03-06 - 2016-06-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V491000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-22 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-30 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-30
Manufacturers Involved: Moritz International, Inc
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1250
Summary:
      Moritz International, Inc. "Moritz" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 CR-series, SR-series, DLH-series, FH-series, UDC-series, FH+10-series, ULH-series, ULH+6-series, and ULC-series trailers manufactured March 6, 2015, to June 19, 2016. The affected trailers have axles whose mounting brackets may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the axles may detach from the trailer.
Consequence:
      If an axle loosens or detaches, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Moritz will notify owners, and dealers will properly tighten the axles, free of charge. The recall began on July 22, 2016. Owners may contact Moritz Customer Service Department at 1-419-526-5222.
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.