VERMEER BC1500 2017: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Make : VERMEER Model : BC1500 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V085000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2020-02-13 Date Added to Database: 2020-02-14
Manufacturers Involved: Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: IK3922
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7986
Summary:
      Vermeer Manufacturing Company "Vermeer" is recalling certain 2016-2020 BC1000XL, BC1200XL, BC1500, and AX19 brush chipper trailers. Incorrect lug nuts may have been installed, possibly resulting in the lug nuts loosening.
Consequence:
      If the lug nuts loosen while the vehicle is in motion, the wheel may detach and become a road hazard, or there may be a loss of control of the trailer. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Vermeer will notify owners and install a repair kit when it is available. In the meantime, owners should verify that the lug nuts are tight before using the trailer. Owners are expected to be notified in March 2020. Owners may contact Vermeer customer service at 1-800-829-0051, extension 7060. Vermeer's number for this recall is IK3922.
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 Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.