VERMEER R9X12T 2010: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Make : VERMEER Model : R9X12T Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2010-03-01 - 2012-05-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V291000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-08-06 Date Received by ODI: 2012-06-22 Date Added to Database: 2012-06-25
Manufacturers Involved: Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: IK00-1718
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14
Summary:
      VERMEER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VERMEER R9X12T TRAILERS BECAUSE OF AN INADEQUATE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE SLACK ADJUSTER ARM AND THE TRAILER FRAME. AS SUCH, THE AXLE COULD CONTACT THE ARM, BENDING IT. OVERTIME, ONE OR MORE OF THE BRAKES COULD LOSE ITS BRAKING CAPACITY DUE TO THE BENT SLACK ADJUSTER ARM.
Consequence:
      REDUCED BRAKING CAPACITY CAN LEAD TO INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES AND/OR CRASH.
Remedy:
      VERMEER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND WILL REPLACE THE AXLE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 6, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VERMEER AT 1-641-628-3141.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VERMEER'S RECALL NUMBER IS IK00-1718.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.