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TRAIL KING AFRLS Vehicle Safety Recalls

1997 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.



1998 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.



1999 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.



2000 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.



2001 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.



2002 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.



2003 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.



2004 TRAIL KING AFRLS
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 03V533000 Date: 20-Dec-2003

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1997 through --

Manufacturer Filing Report: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES, INC.

Number of units affected: 616

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN DUMP TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FIFTH WHEEL PLATES, CRACKS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PLATE LOCATED AROUND THE HOIST MOUNTS AND KING PIN.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE TRAILER AND RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL EITHER PROVIDE A GUSSET, FREE OF CHARGE, OR REPLACE THE PLATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 8, 2004. 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 TRAIL KING AT 1-800-545-1549.





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

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