RHODES SRSML2854-4 2000: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS

Make : RHODES Model : SRSML2854-4 Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-01-01 - 2000-11-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V249004
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-11-10 Date Received by ODI: 2000-11-27 Date Added to Database: 2001-02-23
Manufacturers Involved: RHODES TRAILERS
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 50
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FLATBED AND DUMP TRAILERS. THESE VEHICLES UTILIZE GUNITE CORPORATION MODEL 2764 CAST STEEL BRAKE DRUMS AND A COMBINATION OF STEEL OR ALUMINUM WHEELS PRODUCED BY OTHER MANUFACTURERS. THESE DRUMS BEAR DATE CODES BETWEEN "162 99" AND "225 99," INCLUSIVE. A STRESS CRACK IN THE METAL ON THE INSIDE BRAKE DRUM FACE DIAMETER CAN OCCUR, RESULTING IN A COMPLETE SEPARATION FROM THE BRAKE DRUM.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL OF THE CAST IRON BRAKE DRUMS. GUNITE WILL CONDUCT AND INSPECTION/REPAIR/REPLACEMENT PROGRAM AT NO CHARGE TO THE CONSUMER. 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 GUNITE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 800-677-3786.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 10, 2000. 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 RHODES AT 1-304-863-8078 OR GUINITE AT 1-800-553-6691. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.