PACE TRAILER 2000: SUSPENSION

Make : PACE Model : TRAILER Year : 2000
Build Dates : 2000-02-22 - 2000-08-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V218001
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2001-06-25 Date Added to Database: 2001-07-02
Manufacturers Involved: UNITED TRAILERS, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 26
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: STEEL UNIBODY TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH AMERICAN RACING EQUIPMENT ALUMINUM WHEELS "PART AR-62" COMBINED WITH DEXTER AXLE SIX BOLT HUBS "PART 008-201". CERTAIN ALUMINUM WHEELS WITH A SMALLER DIAMETER MOUNTING SURFACE ARE NOT ADEQUATELY SUPPORTED WHEN USED ON THE SIX BOLT BRAKE DRUMS. THE INSUFFICIENT CONTACT AREA BETWEEN THIS WHEEL AND DEXTER'S HUB CAN RESULT IN LOOSENING OF THE WHEEL FASTENERS WHICH COULD CAUSE THE WHEEL"S" TO BECOME DETACHED FROM THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
      INSUFFICIENT SURFACE AREA WILL RESULT IN LOOSENING OF THE WHEEL BOLTS WHICH MAY CAUSE THE WHEEL"S" TO BECOME DETACHED FROM THE VEHICLE. LOSS OF THE WHEEL"S" COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEXTER AXLE WILL BE NOTIFYING CONSUMERS TO INSPECT THEIR AXLES TO CONFIRM THAT THE TRAILER IS FITTED WITH ALUMNIUM WHEELS. IF SO, THE NEAREST TRAILER FACILITY SHOULD BE ABLE TO ASSIST THE CONSUMERS WITH REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DEXTER AXLE SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-800-440-2164 OR UNITED EXPRESSLINE AT 1-626-483-2345.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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