SRTC TRAILER 1999: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : SRTC Model : TRAILER Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1998-05-01 - 1999-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V133000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-06-04 Date Received by ODI: 2002-05-09 Date Added to Database: 2002-05-14
Manufacturers Involved: K.N.L. HOLDINGS, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 870
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRAILERS, CRACKS CAN DEVELOP IN THE CHANNEL SUPPORTS OF THE KING PIN ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
      IF CRACKS FORM AND ARE NOT DETECTED, THEY CAN GROW LARGER AND EVENTUALLY LEAD TO FRACTURE OF THE CHANNEL SUPPORTS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CHANNEL STYLE KING PIN ASSEMBLY WITH AN I-BEAM STYLE KING PIN ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 2002. 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 PEERLESS AT 1-870-236-7753.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.