2002 AMKO TRAILER Recall - Recall ID 56572

2002 AMKO TRAILER Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V398000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: AMKO 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: TRAILER 
Model Year: 2002 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT 
Mfg Involved in Recall: AMKO SERVICE COMPANY 
Manufacture Dates: 09-01-00 through 10-31-03 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 189 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: AMKO SERVICE COMPANY 
Report Recieved Date: 10-15-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-22-03 
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 AMKO AT 1-330-364-8857. 
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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2002 AMKO TRAILER Recall - Recall ID 56572 for AMKO TRAILER SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

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