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RENEGADE KIBBI TRAILER Vehicle Safety Recalls
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 00V358008 Date: 20-Jun-2001
Build Dates: 20-Jun-2000 through 20-Sep-2000
Manufacturer Filing Report: RENEGADE KIBBI, INC.
Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: RENEGADE KIBBI, INC.
Number of units affected: 111
Component affected: SUSPENSION
Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH DEXTER AXLES THAT WERE MANUFACTURED WITH A BEARING OPTION KNOWN AS NEV-R-LUBE. THE OPTIONAL HUB UTILIZES A SEALED CARTRIDGE BEARING WHICH IS HELD IN PLACE WITH A RETAINING RING THAT PREVENTS THE HUB FROM SHIFTING ON THE BEARING. SOME OF THESE AXLE ASSEMBLIES WERE PRODUCED WITHOUT THE RETAINING RING.
Possible consequences resulting from defect: THE ABSENCE OF THE RETAINING RING CAN ALLOW THE HUB TO SHIFT INWARD AND MAY RESULT IN BRAKE INTERFERENCE OR TIRE CONTACT TO THE VEHICLE STRUCTURE. BRAKING PROBLEMS CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE. TIRE CONTACT TO THE VEHICLE STRUCTURE CAN
Corrective Action: DEXTER AXLE WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE AFFECTED AXLES FREE OF CHARGE.
* NHTSA is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: NHTSA.gov