Heil Rapid Rail Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Rapid Rail vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-03-03 due to a problem with the mechanical. Approximately 522 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, Rapid Rail'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 Rapid Rail
|2010-03-03||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-03-03)|
|Recall Summary:||HEIL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2009 RAPID RAIL AND CP PYTHON BODIES GARBAGE TRUCKS WITH BOLT-ON REAR HINGE ASSEMBLIES. AFFECTED BODIES ARE THOSE WHICH HAVE A BOLT ON REAR HINGE ASSEMBLY BUT DO NOT HAVE STRUCTURAL GUSSETS TO REINFORCE THE Z-PLATE. CRACKING CAN OCCUR IN THE Z-PLATE AREA AND A FAILURE CAN RESULT WHEN THE BODY IS IN THE RAISED POSITION DURING WASTE UNLOADING PROCEDURES.|
|Hazard:||THE BODY CAN BECOME UNSTABLE WHEN RAISED DURING DUMPING OPERATIONS AND CAUSE THE TRUCK TO ROLL OVER ON ITS SIDE INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL THE BOLT ON HINGE KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HEIL AT 866-275-4345.|
|Additional Info:||HEIL'S RECALL NO. 227.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.