Great Lakes Rail Chasis Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Rail Chasis vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-10-25 due to a problem with the abs warning light. Approximately 226 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Rail Chasis's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Great Lakes Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Great Lakes Rail Chasis
|2011-10-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-10-25)|
|Recall Summary:||GREAT LAKES IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2007 TRAILERS, EQUIPPED WITH THE MSQR 5000 DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE REGULATOR/QUICK RELEASE VALVE DEVICE MANUFACTURED BY AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS. THE MSQR 5000 DOES NOT CONTAIN THE REQUISITE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM OR WARNING LIGHT AND THUS FAILS TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NUMBER 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." SEE THE ABOVE LIST FOR THE MODELS INCLUDED IN THE RECALL.|
|Hazard:||THE PURPOSE OF THE FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) FOR AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS, NO. 121, IS TO INSURE SAFE BRAKING PERFORMANCE UNDER NORMAL AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS. THE MSQR 5000, WHICH WAS INSTALLED IN THE TRAILERS SUBJECT TO THE RECALL TO SATISFY FMVSS NO. 121'S ABS REQUIREMENTS, DOES NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF AN ABS AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 121. ALSO, THE TRAILERS DO NOT HAVE A LIGHT TO WARN THE OPERATOR OF AN ABS MALFUNCTION AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 121 THESE DEFICIENCIES INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||GREAT LAKES WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND WILL REPLACE THE UNIT WITH A COMPLIANT ONE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GREAT LAKES AT 1-920-842-2012.|
|Additional Info:||GREAT LAKES' NUMBER FOR THIS RECALL IS 1G9.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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.