VERMEER WC2300XL 2015: PARKING BRAKE

Make : VERMEER Model : WC2300XL Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-01-30 - 2015-11-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V486000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-14 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-29 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-29
Manufacturers Involved: Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: IK3350
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 254
Summary:
      Vermeer Manufacturing Company "Vermeer" is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 DT6, HG4000, HC6000, HG8000, TG5000, TG7000 and WC2300XL, 2014-2015 TG9000 and 2015-2016 WC2500XL trailers, equipped with certain Bendix SR5 spring brake valves. These valves may have been improperly machined which may cause a delay of application of the spring brakes while parking.
Consequence:
      If there is a delay of the spring brake application, the trailer may roll away after it has decoupled from the tractor, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Remedy:
      Vermeer will contact owners and provide a remedy kit, complete with instructions, to repair any affected SR-5 trailer relay valves, free of charge. Vermeer issued an interim notification to owners on August 19, 2016. The recall began on October 14, 2016. Owners may contact Vermeer Customer Service Department at 1-641-628-3141. Vermeer's number for this recall is IK3350.
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.