VERMEER BC1200XL 2010: EQUIPMENT

Make : VERMEER Model : BC1200XL Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-07-01 - 2012-07-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V375000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-08-21 Date Received by ODI: 2012-08-02 Date Added to Database: 2012-08-02
Manufacturers Involved: Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: IK00-1731
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3450
Summary:
      Vermeer is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 single axle brush chipper trailers because the axle mounting bolts could loosen, leading to axle separation from the brush chipper.
Consequence:
      If the axle separates from the brush chipper, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Vermeer will notify owners, and dealers will replace the mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall began ion August 21, 2012. Owners may contact Vermeer at 641-628-3141.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Vermeer's recall number is IK00-1731.Customers may 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.