STOUGHTON VAN TRAILER 2007: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : STOUGHTON Model : VAN TRAILER Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-08-02 - 2006-09-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V058000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-02-20 Date Received by ODI: 2007-02-16 Date Added to Database: 2007-02-20
Manufacturers Involved: Stoughton Trailers, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1472
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRAILERS, DURING MANUFACTURE, SOME OF THE PIPE FITTINGS WERE DRILLED TOO DEEP, RESULTING IN A THIN WALL IN THE MALE PIPE THREAD. THE MALE PIPE THREAD MAY BREAK OFF DURING OR AFTER ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
      IF THE FITTING FAILS WHILE IN USE, THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD DEPRESSURIZE, CAUSING THE BRAKES TO ENGAGE SUDDENLY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      STOUGHTON IS WORKING WITH BRASSCRAFT TO REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FITTING FREE OF CHARGE "PLEASE SEE 06E082". THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 20, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BRASSCRAFT AT 248-305-6000 OR STOUGHTON TRAILER AT 1-608-873-2565.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.