UTILIMASTER UTIL-I-MATE 2005: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : UTILIMASTER Model : UTIL-I-MATE Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2005-08-25 - 2005-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V487000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-11-15 Date Received by ODI: 2005-10-17 Date Added to Database: 2005-10-19
Manufacturers Involved: Utilimaster Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 993
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRUCKS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THE TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION PLACARD CONTAINS INCORRECT INFORMATION REGARDING THE MAXIMUM CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY.
Consequence:
      INCORRECT CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY INFORMATION COULD LEAD TO IMPROPER VEHICLE LOADING OR TIRE INFLATION WHICH COULD RESULT IN A TIRE FAILURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH NEW TIRE INFORMATION PLACARDS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 15, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UTILIMASTER AT 1-800-237-7806.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 110
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.