Missing Brake Rollers Reducing Brake Effectiveness - 2019 Great Dane Everest CL Reefer Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V721
Manufacturer Great Dane Trailers
Components SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected 64

 

Missing Brake Rollers Reducing Brake Effectiveness

If brake effectiveness is reduced, the distance needed to stop the trailer may be lengthened, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Great Dane Trailers (Great Dane) is recalling certain 2019 Great Dane Everest CL reefer trailers. These trailers may have been built without brake rollers, causing a reduction in brake effectiveness.

 

Remedy

Great Dane will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the trailers and install and missing brake rollers and inspect the brake drum and shoes for abnormal wear, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Great Dane customer service at 1-877-369-3493.

 

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.


Recall Acknowledgement

November 2, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V721-4147.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V721&docType=RCL


 

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