ATC Contender Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Contender vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-09-23 due to a problem with the trailer hitches. Since 2007, Contender's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional ATC Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for ATC Contender
|2011-09-23||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-09-23)|
|Recall Summary:||ALUMINUM TRAILER COMPANY (ATC) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2012 ATC CAR HAULER TRAILERS WITH EXTENDED HITCHES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 1, 2006 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 16, 2011. THESE TRAILERS WITH 12" EXTENDED HITCH FRAMES ARE BREAKING NEAR THE FRONT CROSS MEMBER ON THE FRAME OF THE TRAILER. THIS IS CAUSED BY INSUFFICIENT MATERIAL USED IN THE FRAME HITCH.|
|Hazard:||THE HITCH COULD POTENTIALLY BREAK CAUSING SEPARATION FROM THE TOWING VEHICLE, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF LOSS OF CONTROL AND POSING A RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.|
|Remedy:||ATC WILL REPAIR THE ALUMINUM TRAILER HITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 10, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ATC AT 1-877-441-2440.|
|Additional Info:||OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .|
Additional ATC ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.