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Ditch Witch T18s Recalls

There has been 1 recall on T18s vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-04-12 due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 1476 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, T18s's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the bumpers. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Ditch Witch Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Ditch Witch T18s vehicles

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2011-04-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-04-12)
Recall Summary: THE CHARLES MACHINE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2000-2011 DITCH WITCH CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT TRAILER EQUIPPED WITH 500 GALLON VACUUM EXCAVATORS. THE TANK MOUNTING CAN BREAK WHICH CAN ALLOW THE TANK TO FALL FROM THE TRAILER DURING DUMPING OR TRANSPORTING.
Hazard: A FALLING TANK FROM THE TRAILER COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH OR COULD CRUSH BYSTANDERS OR WORKERS INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.
Remedy: KITS WERE CREATED TO REDISTRIBUTE THE WEIGHT OF THE SPOILS TANK MORE UNIFORMLY ACROSS THE TRAILER. DEALERS WILL ORDER THE APPROPRIATE KITS TO REMEDY THE TRAILERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHARLES MACHINE WORKS, INC., TELEPHONE 1-800-654-6481. OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, CALL 1-580-336-4426 EXT. 8833.
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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V226000
   
2006-03-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-03-08)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN TRAILERS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 223, "REAR IMPACT GUARDS." PROPER REAR IMPACT GUARDS WERE NOT INSTALLED ON THESE TRAILERS.
Hazard: IF STRUCK IN THE REAR BY A SMALLER VEHICLE, THE VEHICLE MAY UNDERRIDE THE TRAILER INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OCCUPANTS OF THE SMALLER VEHICLE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE CORRECT REAR IMPACT GUARDS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 15, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHARLES MACHINE WORKS AT 580-572-2480.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V065000
   
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