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Great Dane Dry Freight Semi Trailer Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on Dry Freight Semi Trailer vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-10-13 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-10-22, was due to a problem with the non-powered axle assembly. Approximately 1807 vehicles were involved. Since 2011, Dry Freight Semi Trailer's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment, structure, multiple axle. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Great Dane Dry Freight Semi Trailer vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Great Dane Dry Freight Semi Trailer

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2015-10-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-10-22)
Recall Summary: Great Dane Trailers (Great Dane) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dry Freight and Converter Dollies trailers manufactured June 19, 2015, to September 22, 2015. During production, the axle nut retaining clips may not have been properly seated or may have been omitted from the axle assemblies.
Hazard: Without a properly seated axle nut retaining clip, the wheel nut may loosen resulting in excessive wheel end play and a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Great Dane will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to verify that the axle nut retaining clips are properly installed, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Great Dane customer service at 1-877-369-3493.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V649000
   
2014-05-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-05-23)
Recall Summary: Great Dane Trailers (Great Dane) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dry Freight Semi-Trailers. The affected trailers may be missing a weld from the pintle hook to the bogie tube.
Hazard: The missing weld could result in trailer separation, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Great Dane has notified the affected owner, and Great Dane is inspecting the trailers and applying the missing welds, free of charge. The recall began in May 2014. Owners may contact Great Dane customer service at 1-877-369-3493.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V275000
   
2013-03-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-03-08)
Recall Summary: Great Dane Trailers is recalling certain model year 2011 Dry Freight Semi-Trailers. Welds at the bottom of the I-beam bogie frame may have been improperly applied. The cracking and failure of these welds may lead to hanger and axle disengagement.
Hazard: A hanger and axle disengagement from the bogie frame could lead to a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: The remedy for this recall campaign is still under development. The owner was notified on March 4, 2013, and repairs are well underway. Therefore, an owner notification will not be issued for this campaign. Owners may contact Great Dane customer service at 1-877-369-3493.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V079000
   
2013-01-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-01-22)
Recall Summary: Great Dane Trailers is recalling certain model year 2013 Dry Freight Semi-Trailers. The axle nut retaining clips may not have been properly seated. Disengagement of the axle nut retaining clips could lead to excessive wheel end play and/or wheel separation.
Hazard: A wheel separation may result in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, a separated wheel may become a significant road hazard.
Remedy: Great Dane will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the axle nut retaining clips and correct their installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 12, 2013. Owners may contact Great Dane customer service at 1-877-369-3493.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V018000
   
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