Kaufman Flatbed Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Flatbed vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-12-22 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-01-12, was due to a problem with the non-powered axle assembly. Since 2011, Flatbed's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Kaufman 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 Kaufman Flatbed
|2015-12-22||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-12)|
|Recall Summary:||Kaufman Trailers (Kaufman) is recalling certain model year 2016 Flatbed and Wedge Car Hauler trailers manufactured September 11, 2015, to October 14, 2015, equipped with certain 10,000 lb dual wheel axle assemblies. The affected trailers were manufactured with mismatched axle hub and cone assemblies that may cause leaking bearing oil seals, thus resulting in wheel bearing failure.|
|Hazard:||Premature bearing failure may increase the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Kaufman has notified owners, and dealers will replace the affected axle assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on December 21, 2015. Owners may contact Kaufman customer service at 1-336-790-6817.|
|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.|
|2012-08-21||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-21)|
|Recall Summary:||Kaufman Trailers (Kaufman) is recalling certain model year 2011 flatbed trailers equipped with 10,000 lb. electrically-braked, oil bath axles. The wheel end caps on the oil bath axles can leak due to a cracked cap or a damaged O-ring.|
|Hazard:||The oil may leak out of the wheel end caps and if the condition is not corrected, the loss of oil could result in unexpected wheel bearing failure which may increase the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Kaufman will notify owners and will replace the affected wheel end caps and o-rings free of charge. The recall began on September 14, 2012. Owners may contact Kaufman Trailers at 1-866-444-8971.|
|Additional Info:||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 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.