2001 BURTEK TRAILER Recall - Recall ID 48129

2001 BURTEK TRAILER Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V418000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: BURTEK 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: TRAILER 
Model Year: 2001 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT 
Mfg Involved in Recall: BURTEK INCORPORATED 
Manufacture Dates: 07-01-01 through 08-31-01 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected:
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: BURTEK INCORPORATED 
Report Recieved Date: 10-27-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-28-03 
Regulation Part Number:  
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN 40' FLATBED SEMI-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 BURTEK AT 1-586-421-8000. 
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 BURTEK TRAILER Recall - Recall ID 48129 for BURTEK TRAILER SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

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