STOUGHTON AHV 2011: STRUCTURE

Make : STOUGHTON Model : AHV Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2007-12-17 - 2010-10-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V025000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-03-27 Date Received by ODI: 2013-01-24 Date Added to Database: 2013-01-25
Manufacturers Involved: Stoughton Trailers, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1115
Summary:
      Stoughton Trailers is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 AHV grain hauler/ag hopper trailers produced December 17, 2007, through October 28, 2010. These trailers may develop fatigue cracks in the lower rail of the frame structure and/or in the front attachment of the suspension subframe channels.
Consequence:
      Structural cracks could eventually compromise the structure and lead to failure. This could result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Stoughton Trailers will notify owners and will replace the suspension subframe front attachments as well as the crossmember assembly forward of the front hopper, free of charge. The recall began on March 27, 2013. Owners may contact Stoughton Trailers at 1-608-873-2555.
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.