STOUGHTON HOPPER 2010: STRUCTURE

Make : STOUGHTON Model : HOPPER Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2007-12-17 - 2009-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V050000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-03-14 Date Received by ODI: 2016-01-29 Date Added to Database: 2016-01-29
Manufacturers Involved: Stoughton Trailers, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 622
Summary:
      Stoughton Trailers, LLC "Stoughton" is recalling certain 2009-2010 Grain Hopper trailers manufactured December 17, 2007, to December 1, 2009. The affected trailers may have an incorrectly positioned panel in the hopper assembly or the lower part of the cargo area of the trailer.
Consequence:
      The incorrectly positioned panel may separate, allowing the cargo to spill onto the roadway. Additionally, the trailer could have a major structural failure. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Stoughton will notify owners and dealers will inspect the trailers and reinforce the hopper connections, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 14, 2016. Owners may contact Stoughton customer service 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.