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Long Chich LCI830 Recall, LCI851 Recall, LCI881 Recall, LCI58 Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
Model Year(s):
LONG CHIH / LCI-830T
2005-2008
LONG CHIH / LCI-830TA
2005-2008
LONG CHIH / LCI-851TA
2008
LONG CHIH / LCI-851TAX
2005-2008
LONG CHIH / LCI-881PA
2008
LONG CHIH / LCI-958TC
2008
LONG CHIH / LCI-958TR
2008

Manufacturer: NORTHERN TOOL & EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: MAY 19, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V209000
EQ09002NHTSA Action Number: EQ09002

Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,091

Summary: NORTHERN IS RECALLING 17,091 LONG CHIH TRAILERS FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS" IN THAT THEY ARE MISSING A TIRE PLACARD LABEL. ALSO, THE GVWR ON THE CERTIFICATION LABEL ON SOME OF THE TRAILERS IS INCORRECT. FINALLY, THE GVWR AND GAWR MUST BE STATED IN POUNDS.

Consequence: THE MISSING AND INCORRECT INFORMATION COULD LEAD TO IMPROPER VEHICLE LOADING OR TIRE INFLATION WHICH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: LONG CHIH IS CONDUCTING THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN AND CORRECTED LABELS WILL BE MAILED TO CONSUMERS.

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