Cottrell C 8enc Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on C 8enc vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2007-12-03 due to a problem with the roof and pillars. Since 2003, C 8enc's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the trailer hitches. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Cottrell C 8enc
|2007-12-03||(Published by NHTSA on 2007-12-03)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN CAR HAUL TRAILERS THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH ROOFS THAT RAISE AND LOWER, THE ROOFS ARE ATTACHED TO A RAISING/LOWERING MECHANISM BY ROUND TUBES THAT ARE WELDED TO THE ROOF. THERE ARE 4 TUBES WELDED TO EACH ROOF AND 2 ROOFS PER EACH COMPLETE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT. THE BASE MATERIAL AROUND THE WELDED CONNECTION MAY EXPERIENCE A FATIGUE FAILURE DURING HIGH MILEAGE OPERATION.|
|Hazard:||SHOULD FAILURE OCCUR ON ALL FOUR LIFT POINTS, THE ROOF MIGHT SEPARATE FROM THE TRAILER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH TO FOLLOWING VEHICLES.|
|Remedy:||COTTRELL OR A REPAIR FACILITY AUTHORIZED BY COTRELL WILL ADD AN ADDITIONAL WELD PASS AROUND THE ROOF LIFT TUBE, INSTALL AN INNER AND OUTER GUSSET TYING THE ROOF INTO THE ROOF LIFT TUBE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 21, 2007. ALL OWNERS HAVE BEEN CONTACTED.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS 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.|
|2004-01-22||(Published by NHTSA on 2004-01-22)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN CAR-HAUL TRAILERS, IMPROPER WELDING OF THE LANDING LEG TO THE KINGPIN ASSEMBLY COULD CAUSE PREMATURE CRACKING.|
|Hazard:||THIS COULD CAUSE THE TRAILER TO DETACH FROM THE TRACTOR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||ALL OWNERS HAVE BEEN CONTACTED. COTTRELL WILL WELD REINFORCEMENT PIECES TO THE LANDING LEG OF THE KINGPIN ASSEMBLY.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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