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Featherlite 1075 Recalls

There has been 1 recall on 1075 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-05-08 due to a problem with the non-powered axle assembly. Approximately 153 vehicles were involved. Since 1994, 1075's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Featherlite 1075 vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Featherlite 1075

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2012-05-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-05-08)
Recall Summary: FEATHERLITE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2012 TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A MERITOR AXLE. THE BEARING SYSTEM HAS EXHIBITED LOW DURABILITY LIFE IN CERTAIN VEHICLE APPLICATIONS.
Hazard: PROLONGED USE OF THE SYSTEM IN THESE APPLICATIONS CAN RESULT IN THE DEGRADATION OF THE BEARING GREASE, THEREBY POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A BEARING FAILURE AND SUBSEQUENT WHEEL END FIRE.
Remedy: FEATHERLITE IS WORKING WITH THE MERITOR TO IDENTIFY AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES THAT CONTAIN THE SUBJECT AXLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 24, 2012. THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SUPERSEDES PREVIOUS RECALL CAMPAIGN 11V-396. TRAILERS THAT WERE REPAIRED UNDER THE PREVIOUS CAMPAIGN WILL ALSO NEED TO BE REPAIRED UNDER THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FEATHERLITE AT 1-563-547-6000.
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=12V201000
   
2003-12-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-12-17)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CUSTOM BUILT SPECIALTY TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH DEXTER AXLES AND CREWSON AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS, THE PUSH ROD ARMS ON THE AXLE BRAKES ARE TOO LONG.
Hazard: PUSH ROD ARMS THAT ARE TOO LONG COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE SLACK ADJUSTER OR IMPEDE PROPER BRAKE ADJUSTMENT, RESULTING IN ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR BOTH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PUSH RODS FOR THE CORRECT LENGTH. IF DAMAGED THE SLACK ADJUSTER WILL BE REPAIRED OR REPLACED. IF NOT DAMAGED, THE PUSH RODS WILL BE SHORTENED BY CUTTING TO .26". OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 13, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FEATHERLITE AT 1-800-800-1230.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V501000
   
2002-10-07 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-10-07)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH SPRING BRAKE CONTROL VALVE ASSEMBLIES. THERE IS A RECESSED AREA ON TOP OF THE VALVE IN WHICH A BRASS GUIDE PIN FITS DOWN INSIDE THE BODY OF THE VALVE AND IS HELD IN PLACE BY A STEEL SNAP RING. THE RECESSED AREA ALLOWS ACCUMULATION OF WATER, DIRT, AND/OR CHEMICALS TO BUILD UP BEHIND THE SNAP RING TO THE POINT WHERE IT WILL NO LONGER CONTAIN THE GUIDE PIN RESULTING IN A FAILURE OF THE AIR VALVE.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE VALVE IN AN EMPTY OR LIGHTLY LOADED TRAILER WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION COULD RESULT IN A HARD APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES, POSSIBLY LOCKING UP THE TRAILER WHEELS AND RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: SEALCO WILL PROVIDE A REPAIR KIT AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO CUSTOMERS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SEALCO AT 602-253-1007 OR FEATHERLITE AT 1-800-800-1230.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V210009
   
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