Kwik M10000 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on M10000 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-03-19 due to a problem with the fifth wheel assembly. Approximately 178 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, M10000's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Kwik M10000
|2008-03-19||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-19)|
|Recall Summary:||KWIK-LOC IS RECALLING 178 MY 2006-2007 M4000 AND M10000 DOLLIES EQUIPPED WITH HOLLAND SIMPLEX SE OR SE II FIFTH WHEELS, THE LATCH LEVER PIVOT BOLT ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN OVER-TIGHTENED WHICH COULD DISTORT THE PIVOT BOLT SPACER SLEEVE. CORROSION OR CONTAMINATES IN THE PIVOT MAY CAUSE IT TO BIND AND PREVENT THE FIFTH WHEEL JAW FROM LATCHING SECURELY AROUND THE TRAILER KING PIN.|
|Hazard:||THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE FIFTH WHEEL MAY FAIL TO LATCH WITHOUT THE DRIVER'S KNOWLEDGE. WHEN THIS OCCURS, THE DRIVER COULD DRIVE AWAY AND THE TRAILER COULD BECOME DISENGAGED INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PIVOT BOLT AND SLEEVE WITH A HEX HEAD SHOULDER BOLT AND WASHER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KWIK-LOC AT 213-777-4373.|
|Additional Info:||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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