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ALLOY ALLOY Vehicle Safety Recalls

1984 ALLOY ALLOY
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 86V107000 Date: 19-Aug-1986

Build Dates: 19-Nov-1984 through 19-Jul-1986

Manufacturer Filing Report: ALLOY TRAILERS,INC

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ALLOY CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC

Number of units affected: 149

Component affected: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Defect Summary: CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE MAIN FRAME AT THE LANDING GEAR ATTACHMENT DUE TO DEFECTIVE WELDING. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: MAIN FRAME COULD FRACTURE AND WITHOUT WARNING, VEHICLE COULD CRASH.

Possible consequences resulting from defect:

Corrective Action: MODIFY MAIN FRAME AT LANDING GEAR ATTACHMENT AND/OR INSTALL REINFORCEMENT TO PREVENT CRACKING.



1985 ALLOY ALLOY
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 86V107000 Date: 19-Aug-1986

Build Dates: 19-Nov-1984 through 19-Jul-1986

Manufacturer Filing Report: ALLOY TRAILERS,INC

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ALLOY CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC

Number of units affected: 149

Component affected: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Defect Summary: CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE MAIN FRAME AT THE LANDING GEAR ATTACHMENT DUE TO DEFECTIVE WELDING. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: MAIN FRAME COULD FRACTURE AND WITHOUT WARNING, VEHICLE COULD CRASH.

Possible consequences resulting from defect:

Corrective Action: MODIFY MAIN FRAME AT LANDING GEAR ATTACHMENT AND/OR INSTALL REINFORCEMENT TO PREVENT CRACKING.



1986 ALLOY ALLOY
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 86V107000 Date: 19-Aug-1986

Build Dates: 19-Nov-1984 through 19-Jul-1986

Manufacturer Filing Report: ALLOY TRAILERS,INC

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ALLOY CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC

Number of units affected: 149

Component affected: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Defect Summary: CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE MAIN FRAME AT THE LANDING GEAR ATTACHMENT DUE TO DEFECTIVE WELDING. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: MAIN FRAME COULD FRACTURE AND WITHOUT WARNING, VEHICLE COULD CRASH.

Possible consequences resulting from defect:

Corrective Action: MODIFY MAIN FRAME AT LANDING GEAR ATTACHMENT AND/OR INSTALL REINFORCEMENT TO PREVENT CRACKING.



1994 ALLOY ALLOY
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 97V238002 Date: 19-Feb-1998

Build Dates: 19-Oct-1994 through 19-Jun-1996

Manufacturer Filing Report: ALLOY TRAILERS,INC

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ALLOY CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC

Number of units affected: 133

Component affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS (ECU) FOR OVER-THE-ROAD TRAILER APPLICATIONS. THE COVER SEAL (O-RING) MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED IN CERTAIN EASY-STOP TRAILER ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS. AN INCORRECTLY INSTALLED SEAL COULD PERMIT WATER TO ENTER THE ECU CAUSING A FAULT TO DEVELOP. THIS WILL CAUSE THE VEHICLE'S TRAILER ABS WARNING LAMP TO ILLUMINATE IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE WATER CONTACTS THE BOARD, DEACTIVATING ALL OR PART OF THE ABS.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: IF THE WARNING LAMP SIGNAL IS IGNORED FOR A PERIOD OF TIME, CORROSION CAN DEVELOP EVENTUALLY LEAKING TO A COMPLETE LOSS OF ECU FUNCTION. THE SERVICE BRAKES WOULD CONTINUE TO BE FULLY FUNCTIONAL.

Corrective Action: ROCKWELL IS CONDUCTING THE NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS RECALL. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ECU ON THESE TRAILERS. 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 ROCKWELL AT 1-810-435-8001 OR ALLOY TRAILERS AT 1-509-455-8650.



1995 ALLOY ALLOY
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 97V238002 Date: 19-Feb-1998

Build Dates: 19-Oct-1994 through 19-Jun-1996

Manufacturer Filing Report: ALLOY TRAILERS,INC

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ALLOY CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC

Number of units affected: 133

Component affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS (ECU) FOR OVER-THE-ROAD TRAILER APPLICATIONS. THE COVER SEAL (O-RING) MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED IN CERTAIN EASY-STOP TRAILER ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS. AN INCORRECTLY INSTALLED SEAL COULD PERMIT WATER TO ENTER THE ECU CAUSING A FAULT TO DEVELOP. THIS WILL CAUSE THE VEHICLE'S TRAILER ABS WARNING LAMP TO ILLUMINATE IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE WATER CONTACTS THE BOARD, DEACTIVATING ALL OR PART OF THE ABS.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: IF THE WARNING LAMP SIGNAL IS IGNORED FOR A PERIOD OF TIME, CORROSION CAN DEVELOP EVENTUALLY LEAKING TO A COMPLETE LOSS OF ECU FUNCTION. THE SERVICE BRAKES WOULD CONTINUE TO BE FULLY FUNCTIONAL.

Corrective Action: ROCKWELL IS CONDUCTING THE NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS RECALL. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ECU ON THESE TRAILERS. 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 ROCKWELL AT 1-810-435-8001 OR ALLOY TRAILERS AT 1-509-455-8650.



1996 ALLOY ALLOY
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 97V238002 Date: 19-Feb-1998

Build Dates: 19-Oct-1994 through 19-Jun-1996

Manufacturer Filing Report: ALLOY TRAILERS,INC

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ALLOY CUSTOM PRODUCTS INC

Number of units affected: 133

Component affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS (ECU) FOR OVER-THE-ROAD TRAILER APPLICATIONS. THE COVER SEAL (O-RING) MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED IN CERTAIN EASY-STOP TRAILER ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS. AN INCORRECTLY INSTALLED SEAL COULD PERMIT WATER TO ENTER THE ECU CAUSING A FAULT TO DEVELOP. THIS WILL CAUSE THE VEHICLE'S TRAILER ABS WARNING LAMP TO ILLUMINATE IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE WATER CONTACTS THE BOARD, DEACTIVATING ALL OR PART OF THE ABS.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: IF THE WARNING LAMP SIGNAL IS IGNORED FOR A PERIOD OF TIME, CORROSION CAN DEVELOP EVENTUALLY LEAKING TO A COMPLETE LOSS OF ECU FUNCTION. THE SERVICE BRAKES WOULD CONTINUE TO BE FULLY FUNCTIONAL.

Corrective Action: ROCKWELL IS CONDUCTING THE NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS RECALL. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ECU ON THESE TRAILERS. 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 ROCKWELL AT 1-810-435-8001 OR ALLOY TRAILERS AT 1-509-455-8650.





* NHTSA is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: NHTSA.gov

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