SOMERSET NIAGARA 2013: WHEELS

Make : SOMERSET Model : NIAGARA Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-01-01 - 2013-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V333000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-08-26 Date Received by ODI: 2013-08-01 Date Added to Database: 2013-08-06
Manufacturers Involved: Columbia Northwest, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 66
Summary:
      Columbia Northwest is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Somerset Niagara trailers manufactured January 2012 through July 2013 and equipped with 14" aluminum wheels and corresponding lug nuts. The aluminum wheels may disengage from the axle hub.
Consequence:
      The loss of a wheel during transit can result in the loss of control of the trailer or the tow vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the loose wheel becomes a road hazard.
Remedy:
      Columbia Northwest will send each Niagara owner a new lug nut wrench to tighten down the lug nuts, free of charge. Columbia Northwest dealers can re-torque the wheels if the customer is not able to, at no charge. The recall began on August 26, 2013. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest at 1-724-423-7440.
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.