Merritt Commodity Trailer 38' Grain Hopper Recalls
There has been 1 recall on 38' Grain Hopper vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-04-05 due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2008, 38' Grain Hopper'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 Merritt Commodity Trailer 38' Grain Hopper
|2012-04-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-04-05)|
|Recall Summary:||DAVIS EQUIPMENT CORPORATION (DEC) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 MERRITT COMMODITY TRAILER 38Â¿ GRAIN HOPPERS. THE CONVEYOR BELT ON THESE VEHICLES EXTENDS OUT OF THE REAR OF THE TRAILER IN THE REAR IMPACT ZONE OF THE BACK WHEELS AND DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR REAR IMPACT PROTECTION.|
|Hazard:||IF A REAR IMPACT OCCURRED, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE FOLLOWING VEHICLE WOULD IMPACT THE CONVEYOR BEFORE IMPACTING THE TRAILERÂ¿S BUMPER, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||DEC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE REAR BUMPER PLACEMENT AS NECESSARY. THE REMEDY WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 1, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DEC AT 1-515-270-8300.|
|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 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.