Weld Joint Failure on Front A-Frame - 2016-2017 Somerset Chesapeake & Somerset Newport Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V339
Manufacturer Columbia Northwest, Inc.
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 50

 

Weld Joint Failure on Front A-Frame

If the front of the trailer drops while being towed, it may contact the road, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Columbia Northwest, Inc. (Columbia Northwest) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Somerset Chesapeake and Somerset Newport recreational trailers. A weld on the front A-frame bars may fail, possibly allowing the front of the trailer to drop while being towed.

 

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest customer service at 1-724-237-5227.

 

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

June 11, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V339-3180.pdf

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