WALKER FOOD GRADE TANK TRAILER 2016: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
|Make : WALKER||Model : FOOD GRADE TANK TRAILER||Year : 2016|
|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|
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.
If the welds crack, the underride guard may detach from the trailer frame, becoming a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.
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:|
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.