1997 TRAVIS TRAILER Recall - Recall ID 45225

1997 TRAVIS TRAILER Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 04V194000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: TRAVIS 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: TRAILER 
Model Year: 1997 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL 
Mfg Involved in Recall: TRAVIS BODY & TRAILER, INC. 
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Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 453 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: TRAVIS BODY & TRAILER, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 04-22-04 
Record Creation Date: 04-23-04 
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN END DUMP TRAILERS, THE 8-INCH FIVE STAGE TELESCOPIC CYLINDER COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A "SUPER DUMP", WITH USE THE PACKING NUT ON THE FOURTH STAGE RETAINING THE PLUNGER CAN LOOSEN, BACKING OFF THE FOURTH STAGE. THIS CONDITION, IF NOT REMEDIED, CAN CONTINUE UNTIL THE PACKING NUT BACKS COMPLETELY OFF THE STAGE. IF THIS OCCURS, THERE IS NOTHING TO RETAIN THE FIFTH STAGE (PLUNGER) IN THE ASSEMBLY. 
Consequence Summary: WHEN THE CYLINDER IS EXTENDED TO ITS MAXIMUM STROKE, THE FIFTH STAGE CAN SEPARATE FROM THE CYLINDER ASSEMBLY CAUSING LOSS OF CONTROL OVER THE TRAILER, ALLOWING THE TRAILER TO FREE FALL, POSSIBLY CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. 
Corrective Summary: PARKER HANNIFIN WILL PROVIDE A FIELD MODIFICATION KIT #375 1805 206 TO SECURE THE PACKING NUT IN POSITION FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PARKER HANNIFIN AT 1-888-231-7461 OR TRAVIS AT 713-466-5888. 
Notes: 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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1997 TRAVIS TRAILER Recall - Recall ID 45225 for TRAVIS TRAILER EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

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