US CARGO TRAILER 2000: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : US CARGO Model : TRAILER Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-11-01 - 2000-01-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V093000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-01-01 Date Received by ODI: 2000-03-27 Date Added to Database: 2000-03-29
Manufacturers Involved: Wabash National Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 51
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILER AXLE SUSPENSIONS INSTALLED ON WABASH NATIONAL TRAILERS WERE ASSEMBLED WITH INCORRECT BRAKE CAMSHAFTS. THESE TRAILERS WILL NOT COMPLY WITH THE DECELERATION OR PARKING REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS."
Consequence:
      THE BRAKES WILL NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY. THESE TRAILERS WILL ALSO HAVE DIMINISHED STOPPING DISTANCE PERFORMANCE AND REDUCED PARKING "HILL HOLDING" CAPABILITY.
Remedy:
      THE TRAILER OWNERS "JB HUNT" WILL INSPECT THE AXLE SUSPENSIONS AND CORRECT THE BRAKE CAMSHAFT CONDITION.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURINGJANUARY 2000.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 WABASH AT OR MERITOR ATALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.