VERMEER BC1200XL 2010: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Make : VERMEER Model : BC1200XL Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-07-24 - 2011-02-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V262000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-06-01 Date Received by ODI: 2011-04-28 Date Added to Database: 2011-04-29
Manufacturers Involved: Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 140
Summary:
      VERMEER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 BC1200XL SINGLE AXLE BRUSH CHIPPER TRAILERS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 24, 2009, THROUGH FEBRUARY 14, 2011. DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS THE INCORRECT LUG NUTS WERE INSTALLED ON WHEELS FOR THE 285/75/R16 FLOTATION TIRE OPTION. THESE INCORRECT LUG NUTS MAY LOOSEN, SINCE THE LUG NUTS DO NOT MATCH THE COUNTERSINK HOLES IN THE WHEEL DISC.
Consequence:
      LOOSE LUG NUTS CAN DAMAGE THE WHEEL DISC AND RESULT IN WHEEL SEPARATION FROM THE TRAILER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LUG NUTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JUNE 1, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VERMEER AT 1-641-628-3141.
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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .