Pitts Trailers PT Recalls
There has been 1 recall on PT vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-04-25 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-05-24, was due to a problem with the non-powered axle assembly. Approximately 637 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, PT'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 Pitts Trailers 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 Pitts Trailers PT
|2016-04-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-05-24)|
|Recall Summary:||Pitts Enterprises, Inc. (Pitts) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 LT, LP and PT logging trailers manufactured January 1, 2014, to May 31, 2015. The affected trailers have a single point trunnion mount suspension which may develop cracks in the welds between the suspension and the frame.|
|Hazard:||If the welds crack, the suspension can shift or detach, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Pitts will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the suspension for cracks and repair the welds, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2016. Owners may contact Pitts customer service at 1-800-321-8073.|
|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.|
|2011-01-19||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-01-19)|
|Recall Summary:||PITTS ENTERPRISES IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2008 FLATBED TRACTOR TRAILERS, MODELS LT, LP, LB-35, HD-35, TA, AND PT, MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 2004 THROUGH OCTOBER 2008, EQUIPPED WITH THE MSQR 5000 DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE REGULATOR/QUICK RELEASE VALVE DEVICE MANUFACTURED BY AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS. THE MSQR 5000 DOES NOT CONTAIN THE REQUISITE WARNING LIGHT WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS."|
|Hazard:||THE PURPOSE OF THE FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) FOR AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS, NO. 121, IS TO INSURE SAFE BRAKING PERFORMANCE UNDER NORMAL AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS. THE MSQR 5000, WHICH WAS INSTALLED IN THE TRAILERS SUBJECT TO THE RECALL TO SATISFY FMVSS NO. 121'S ABS REQUIREMENTS, DOES NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF AN ABS AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 121. ALSO, THE TRAILERS DO NOT HAVE A LIGHT TO WARN THE OPERATOR OF AN ABS MALFUNCTION AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 121. PITTS HAS RECEIVED NO COMPLAINTS OR REPORTS OF ANY ONROAD FAILURES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NONCOMPLIANCE.|
|Remedy:||PITTS ENTERPRISES WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MSQR 5000 SYSTEM WITH A COMPLIANT SYSTEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 5, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE SALES DEPARTMENT OF PITTS ENTERPRISES AT 1-334-855-4754.|
|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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