Big Tex 50ds Recalls
There has been 1 recall on 50ds vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-06-16 due to a problem with the equipment adaptive. Approximately 800 vehicles were involved. Since 2011, 50ds'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 Big Tex 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 Big Tex 50ds
|2011-06-16||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-06-16)|
|Recall Summary:||BIG TEX IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 10LP, 10LX, 12LP, 12LX, 14GX, 14LX, 14OD, 50DS AND 70LP DUMP TRAILERS MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 24, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 6, 2011, AND EQUIPPED WITH BRENNAN HYDRAULIC HOSE ADAPTER FITTINGS. THE ADAPTER FITTINGS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS BEING DEFECTIVE IN THAT THEY MAY CAUSE A PIECE OF THE FITTING TO SHEAR OFF OR MAY RESULT IN A HYDRAULIC LEAK. IF THE ADAPTER FITTING FAILS, IT COULD CAUSE THE DUMP BED TO FREE FALL FROM A RAISED POSITION.|
|Hazard:||A FALLING DUMP BED COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ADAPTER FITTINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 31, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BIG TEX TRAILER TOLL FREE AT 1-800-594-5637 EXT. 2121 OR THE REGULAR PHONE NUMBER AT (903) 575-0300 EXT. 2121.|
|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 .|
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