VOLVO VNL 2019: TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Make : VOLVO Model : VNL Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-06-09 - 2018-06-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V542000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-25 Date Received by ODI: 2018-08-16 Date Added to Database: 2018-08-21
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX1801
Component: TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 69
Summary:
      Volvo Trucks North America "Volvo" is recalling certain 2019 Volvo VNL and VNR trucks equipped with Jost fifth wheel couplings. The fifth wheel may have an outboard slider bracket that is too narrow, possibly allowing the trailer to separate from the tractor.
Consequence:
      If the trailer separates from the tractor, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fifth wheel slider bracket, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began September 25, 2018. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Volvo's number for this recall RVXX1801.
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.