Fontaine Renegade Lxt40 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Renegade Lxt40 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2013-03-07 due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2013, Renegade Lxt40'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 Fontaine Renegade Lxt40
|2013-03-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-03-07)|
|Recall Summary:||Fontaine Trailer Company, dba Fontaine Heavy-Haul, is recalling certain model year 2013 Renegade LX40 and LXT40 lowbed trailers manufactured between August 2012 and November 2012. The combo eye plate that connects the gooseneck portion of the trailer to the deck portion of the trailer may crack and ultimately fracture and thereby fail to maintain the load carrying capabilities as designed.|
|Hazard:||In the event of a combo eye plate crack and failure, the deck of the trailer could tilt and impact the highway, stopping the vehicle unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Fontaine Heavy-Haul will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace any defective components free of charge. The recall began on March 11, 2013. Owners may contact Fontaine Heavy-Haul at 1-866-382-7278, option 2, ext. 819.|
|Additional Info:||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.