WALKER FOOD GRADE TANK TRAILER 2014: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Make : WALKER Model : FOOD GRADE TANK TRAILER Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-04-11 - 2016-05-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V048000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-08 Date Received by ODI: 2017-01-20 Date Added to Database: 2017-01-27
Manufacturers Involved: Walker Stainless Equipment Company LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: W-6225, W-6279
Component: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 543
Summary:
      Walker Stainless Equipment Company LLC "Walker" is recalling certain 2014-2017 Food Grade Tank Trailers. The weld joints that attach the underride guard to the trailer frame may crack.
Consequence:
      If the welds crack, the underride guard may detach from the trailer frame, becoming a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Walker will notify owners, and dealers will modify the underride guard mounting, free of charge. The recall began on February 8, 2017. Owners may contact Walker customer service at 1-800-356-5734. Walker's number for this recall is W-6225,W-6279.
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.