VERMEER R400T 2014: SUSPENSION

Make : VERMEER Model : R400T Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-08-27 - 2014-06-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V410000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-09-04 Date Received by ODI: 2014-07-08 Date Added to Database: 2014-07-09
Manufacturers Involved: Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: IK00-3061
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 58
Summary:
      Vermeer Manufacturing Company "Vermeer" is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 R9X12T trailers manufactured November 28, 2012, to March 21, 2014; R400T trailers manufactured August 27, 2013, to June 16, 2014; and R600HC trailers manufactured October 28, 2013, to April 25, 2014. In the affected drilling fluid reclaimer trailers, the suspension pivot bolts could loosen causing axle separation.
Consequence:
      If the axle separates from the reclaimer, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Vermeer will notify owners, and dealers will add welds to secure the suspension pivot bolts, free of charge. The recall began on September 8, 2014. Owners may contact Vermeer customer service at 1-800-829-0051. Vermeer's number for this recall is IK00-3061.
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.