Spare Tire Mount Failure – 2003-2022 Big Tex Trailer 16GN Trailers

Big Tex Trailer

July 11, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V498000 Spare Tire Mount Failure Spare tire mount failure can allow the spare tire to detach from the trailer and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.   NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V498 Manufacturer Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. Components TIRES Potential Number of Units Affected 1,724   Summary Big Tex TrailerRead more

15-1304 – Spare Tire Carrier Incorrectly Installed – 2021 Forest River Cardinal & Wildcat Fifth Wheels Trailers

Forest River Cardinal

March 8, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V145000 Spare Tire Carrier Incorrectly Installed A detached spare tire carrier can increase the risk of a crash or injury.   NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V145 Manufacturer Forest River, Inc. Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 309   Summary Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2021 Cardinal and Wildcat Fifth WheelsRead more

U-Bolts for Spare Tire Carrier May Break – 2020 Heartland Mallard, Prowler, Trail Runner, & Wilderness Trailers

2018 Heartland Prowler

May 14, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V275000 U-Bolts for Spare Tire Carrier May Break If both U-bolts break, the carrier and spare tire can detach from the unit, resulting in an increased risk of injury and increase the risk of a crash.   NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V275 Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 392 … Read more

VS3BEGREPP – Missing Spare Tire Maximum Speed Label – 2018-2019 Freightliner Sprinter

2019 Freightliner Sprinter

March 18, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V156000 Missing Spare Tire Maximum Speed Label Without the label, an operator may be unaware of the maximum speed limit of the spare tire and operate the vehicle at a excessive speed, increasing the risk of tire failure and a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V156 Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC Components EQUIPMENT Potential … Read more

VS3BEGRESS – Incorrect Spare Tire Label – 2018-2019 Freightliner Sprinter

2019 Freightliner Sprinter

March 18, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V155000 Incorrect Spare Tire Label With only the metric speed listed on the spare tire label, the driver could misinterpret the kph as mph and operate the vehicle with the spare tire installed at higher speeds than the tire can withstand, increasing the risk of a crash.   NHTSA Campaign … Read more