SOMERSET NEWPORT 2016: STRUCTURE

Make : SOMERSET Model : NEWPORT Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-02-25 - 2016-06-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V339000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-06-18 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-22 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-29
Manufacturers Involved: Columbia Northwest, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 50
Summary:
      Columbia Northwest, Inc. "Columbia Northwest" is recalling certain 2016-2017 Somerset Chesapeake and Somerset Newport recreational trailers. A weld on the front A-frame bars may fail, possibly allowing the front of the trailer to drop while being towed.
Consequence:
      If the front of the trailer drops while being towed, it may contact the road, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Columbia Northwest will notify owners and dealers will install steel supports welded to the joints identified on the front of the frame, free of charge. The recall began June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest customer service at 1-724-237-5227.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 101
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.