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Kentucky Trailer Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on Trailer vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2004-10-19 due to a problem with the service brakes, air. Approximately 800 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, Trailer's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the axle hubs, cap/cover/hub. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled Kentucky Trailer vehicles

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2004-10-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-10-19)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX BRAKES HAVE EXPERIENCED AIR LEAKAGE ON THE BRAKE VALVE PIPE NIPPLE CONNECTING THE AIR RESERVOIR. THE PIPE NIPPLE STARTS TO CRACK CREATING AN AIR LEAK.
Hazard: IF THE AIR LEAKS FASTER THAN THE TRACTOR COMPRESSOR CAN KEEP UP, THE EMERGENCY SPRING BRAKE CHAMBERS WILL ACTIVATE AND STOP THE TRAILER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR THE TYPE OF PIPE NIPPLE USED AND REPLACE ALL PIPE NIPPLES AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 6, 2004. ONLY UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS) TRUCKS ARE INVOLVED. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT KENTUCKY TRAILER AT 1-888-598-7245.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V501000
   
2003-10-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-10-10)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN VAN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX EC-30T ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS (ECU). IF THE TRAILER-MOUNTED ABS WARNING LAMP CIRCUIT EXPERIENCES AN ELECTRICAL SHORT AND THE SHORT IS NOT REPAIRED, THE HIGH SIDE POWER SWITCH INSIDE THE ECU THAT CONTROLS THE ILLUMINATION OF THE TRAILER-MOUNTED ABS WARNING LAMP MAY EVENTUALLY BECOME THERMALLY STRESSED AND EXPERIENCE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.
Hazard: IF THE POWER SWITCH SHORTS, IT CAN RESULT IN AN OVER-CURRENT CONDITION IN THE ECU AND LEAD TO EXCESSIVE HEAT, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLE FIRE.
Remedy: BENDIX WILL PROVIDE A REMEDY KIT AND DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS AND ALSO PROVIDE A LABOR ALLOWANCE FOR THE REPAIR. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BENDIX AT 1-800-478-1793 OR KENTUCKY MANUFACTURING AT 1-502-637-2551.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V379000
   
2003-06-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-06-19)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN VAN TYPE TRUCK TRAILERS (45') EQUIPPED WITH STEMCO "PRO-TORQ" AXLE NUT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD ONLY TO ONE CUSTOMER, UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, THE KEEPERS/LOCK RINGS WERE MISSING ALLOWING THE AXLE NUT TO COME LOOSE CAUSING WHEEL OIL TO LEAK OUT.
Hazard: THIS COULD EVENTUALLY ALLOW THE HUB, DRUM, AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE TRAILER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: UPS HAS INSPECTED ALL 300 TRAILERS AND ANY TRAILER FOUND TO BE MISSING THE KEEPER/LOCK RINGS WILL BE CORRECTED.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V226000
   
2002-05-30 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-05-30)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX SR-2, SR-4, AND SR-5 TRAILER SPRING BRAKE VALVE ASSEMBLIES, THE MOLDED RUBBER FACE OF THE INLET/EXHAUST VALVE (I/E VALVE) COMPONENT OF THE AFFECTED VALVES CAN SEPARATE FROM THE VALVE'S METAL INSERT. AIR CAN BE TRAPPED BY A SEPARATED I/E VALVE CAUSING IT TO BALLOON AND BLOCK THE EXHAUST PASSAGE OF THE TRAILER SPRING BRAKE CIRCUIT.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES BEING UNABLE TO APPLY THE TRAILER PARKING/EMERGENCY SPRING BRAKES DURING PARKING IN THE EVENT OF A TRAILER SUPPLY LINE FAILURE. UNINTENDED ROLLAWAY COULD OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT OR ANY BYSTANDERS.
Remedy: BENDIX WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDE A REPAIR KIT AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BENDIX AT 440-329-9000 OR KENTUCKY AT 502-637-2551.
Additional Info: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=02V139004
   
2001-07-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-07-20)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH HUBS PROVIDED BY WEBB WHEEL PRODUCTS. THESE TRUCK TRAILER DISC WHEEL HUBS HAVE DIRECT-MACHINED ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEMS (ABS), PART NUMBER 2023A, AND MANUFACTURED BETWEEN APRIL 14 AND JUNE 7, 2000. THE ABS TEETH ARE MACHINED INTO THE INNER FACE OF THE HUB BORE, AND THE TEETH ARE MACHINED OFF CENTER FROM THE CENTER OF THE HUB. THE SPEED SENSOR OF THE ABS SYSTEM READS THE TOOTH PATTERN AND SENDS ERRONEOUS SIGNALS TO THE ABS CONTROL UNIT.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE ABS SYSTEM TO CYCLE RAPIDLY AND EXTEND STOPPING DISTANCES DURING AN ABS CONTROLLED BRAKE APPLICATION POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: WEBB WHEEL WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS TO INSPECT FOR DEFECTIVE HUBS AND WILL REPLACE THE HUBS FREE OF CHARGE.
Additional Info: WEBB WHEEL IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT WEBB WHEEL AT 1-800-633-3256 OR KENTUCKY AT 1-502-637-2551. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V386004
   
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