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Featherlite Trailer Recall, fire danger

Do you own one of these potentially dangerous Featherlite trailers being recalled due to risk of fire danger from bearing failures?


Vehicle Make / Model:
    Model Year(s):
     FEATHERLITE 1075     2006-2011
     FEATHERLITE 1076     2009-2011
     FEATHERLITE 4940     2007
     FEATHERLITE 4941     2007 2010
     FEATHERLITE 8191     2008
     FEATHERLITE 8260     2008
     FEATHERLITE 8261     2008-2009
     FEATHERLITE 8270     2008-2009 2012
     FEATHERLITE 8581     2009
     FEATHERLITE / TRAILER     2011

Manufacturer:
FEATHERLITE, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: MAY 01, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V201000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A


Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY Potential Number of Units Affected: 153
Summary:
 FEATHERLITE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2012 TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A MERITOR AXLE. THE BEARING SYSTEM HAS EXHIBITED LOW DURABILITY LIFE IN CERTAIN VEHICLE APPLICATIONS. 


Consequence:
 PROLONGED USE OF THE SYSTEM IN THESE APPLICATIONS CAN RESULT IN THE DEGRADATION OF THE BEARING GREASE, THEREBY POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A BEARING FAILURE AND SUBSEQUENT WHEEL END FIRE.

  Remedy:
 FEATHERLITE IS WORKING WITH THE MERITOR TO IDENTIFY AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES THAT CONTAIN THE SUBJECT AXLES

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