Ez Loader Skeeter Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Skeeter vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2007-04-27 due to a problem with the trailer hitches. Approximately 3600 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, Skeeter's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Ez Loader Skeeter
|2007-04-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2007-04-27)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN BOAT TRAILERS UTILIZE A "SWING-TONGUE" ASSEMBLY, IN WHICH THE TONGUE OF THE TRAILER SWINGS ON A PIVOT TO ALLOW THE TRAILER TO BE STORED IN A SMALLER AREA. A FLAT WASHER WAS OMITTIED OR THE FLAT WASHER CAN FAIL, CAUSING THE PIVOT BOLT ASSEMBLY TO FALL THROUGH THE SWING TONGUE ASSEMBLY.|
|Hazard:||IF THE PIVOT BOLT ASSEMBLY FAILS, THE TONGUE IS LIKELY TO SWING OPEN AND COLLAPSE. IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE TRAILER IS UNDERWAY, THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.|
|Remedy:||OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A HARDWARE KIT AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. AT THE CUSTOMER'S OPTION, A DEALER CAN PERFORM THE INSTALLATION FOR THEM. THE REPAIR INVOLVES REPLACING THE FRONT HINGE PIN WITH A REPLACEMENT HINGE PIN HARDWARE KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 15, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EZ LOADER AT 800-553-7855.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY 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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