WALKER TRAILER 2002: SUSPENSION

Make : WALKER Model : TRAILER Year : 2002
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V485000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-11-11 Date Received by ODI: 2005-10-18 Date Added to Database: 2005-10-18
Manufacturers Involved: LUFKIN INDUSTRIES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 988
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VAN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH TUTHILL TRAILER SUSPENSIONS, MODEL REYCO RS3162, THE BEAM/AXLE PIVOT CONNECTION JOINT IS MIS-ALIGNED CAUSING EXCESSIVE PLAY WITH THE TRAILER ALLOWING THE TRAILER TO WANDER.
Consequence:
      A VEHICLE CRASH CAN OCCUR SHOULD THE TRAILER WANDER WITHOUT NOTICE.
Remedy:
      LUFKIN IS WORKING WITH TUTHILL TO NOTIFY THE OWNERS OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES AND PROVIDE FREE REMEDY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 11, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TUTHILL AT 800-753-0025 OR LUFKIN AT 1-936-634-2211.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.