2001 SUMMIT AD-32 Recall - Recall ID 54890

2001 SUMMIT AD-32 Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V378000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: SUMMIT 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: AD-32 
Model Year: 2001 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT 
Mfg Involved in Recall: SUMMIT TRAILER SALES, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 06-01-01 through 03-31-03 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 16 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: SUMMIT TRAILER SALES, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 10-07-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-10-03 
Regulation Part Number:  
FMVSS Number:  
Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH BENDIX EC-30T ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNITS (ECU). IF THE TRAILER-MOUNTED ABS WARNING LAMP CIRCUIT EXPERIENCES AN ELECTRICAL SHORT AND THE SHORT IS NOT REPAIRED, THE HIGH SIDE POWER SWITCH INSIDE THE ECU THAT CONTROLS THE ILLUMINATION OF THE TRAILER-MOUNTED ABS WARNING LAMP MAY EVENTUALLY BECOME THERMALLY STRESSED AND EXPERIENCE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT. 
Consequence Summary: IF THE POWER SWITCH SHORTS, IT CAN RESULT IN AN OVER-CURRENT CONDITION IN THE ECU AND LEAD TO EXCESSIVE HEAT, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLE FIRE. 
Corrective Summary: BENDIX WILL PROVIDE A REMEDY KIT AND DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS AND ALSO PROVIDE A LABOR ALLOWANCE FOR THE REPAIR. 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 BENDIX AT 1-800-478-1793 OR SUMMIT AT 1-800-437-3729. 
Notes: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2001 SUMMIT AD-32 Recall - Recall ID 54890 for SUMMIT AD-32 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

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