VERMEER R9X12T 2012: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : VERMEER Model : R9X12T Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2012-05-25 - 2013-05-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V258000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-07-29 Date Received by ODI: 2013-06-21 Date Added to Database: 2013-06-25
Manufacturers Involved: Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: IK00-1843
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14
Summary:
      Vermeer Manufacturing Company "Vermeer" is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 R9X12T trailers manufactured May 25, 2012, through May 3, 2013. The air-brake booster valve was installed incorrectly, allowing the brake application time to exceed the permissable amount. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Consequence:
      The extra brake application time may result in extended stopping distances, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      Vermeer will notify owners, and dealers will re-plumb the air brake booster valve, free of charge. The recall began on July 29, 2013. Owners may contact Vermeer at 1-641-628-3141. Vermeer's recall number is IK00-1843.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
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.