Heil Petro Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Petro vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-01-27 due to a problem with the frame and members. Approximately 294 vehicles were involved. Since 2005, Petro'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 Heil 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 Heil Petro
|2009-01-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-01-27)|
|Recall Summary:||HEIL IS RECALLING 294 MY 2005-2008 HEIL PETRO TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH INTRA-LITE FRAMES. THE INTEGRITY OF THE HANGER BRACING COULD RESULT IN CRACKING AT THE REAR OF THE SUSPENSION FRAME.|
|Hazard:||SUCH A CRACK, IF LEFT UNATTENDED, COULD PROGRESS TO AN ABRUPT FAILURE IN THE HANGER, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.|
|Remedy:||HEIL WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION TWO ATTACHMENT POINT BOLTED HANGER CROSS BRACE WITH A SIX ATTACHMENT BOLTED CROSS BRACE KIT TO REINFORCE THE FRAME STRUCTURE. IN ADDITION, THE BRAKE AIR RESERVOIR MOUNTING WILL BE CHANGED FROM DIRECT FRAME MOUNT TO BRACKET ATTACHMENT MOUNT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 8, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HEIL AT 1-800-400-6913.|
|Additional Info:||HEIL RECALL NO. EWR282.CUSTOMERS 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.