WALKER TRAILER 2002: POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS

Make : WALKER Model : TRAILER Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2002-12-01 - 2003-03-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V226000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-06-20 Date Received by ODI: 2003-06-16 Date Added to Database: 2003-06-19
Manufacturers Involved: KENTUCKY MANUFACTURING CO.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 300
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VAN TYPE TRUCK TRAILERS "45'" EQUIPPED WITH STEMCO "PRO-TORQ" AXLE NUT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD ONLY TO ONE CUSTOMER, UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, THE KEEPERS/LOCK RINGS WERE MISSING ALLOWING THE AXLE NUT TO COME LOOSE CAUSING WHEEL OIL TO LEAK OUT.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD EVENTUALLY ALLOW THE HUB, DRUM, AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE TRAILER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      UPS HAS INSPECTED ALL 300 TRAILERS AND ANY TRAILER FOUND TO BE MISSING THE KEEPER/LOCK RINGS WILL BE CORRECTED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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