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Great Dane Trailer Recall

2009 GREAT DANE TRAILER

Manufacturer: GREAT DANE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
Mfr's Report Date: MAY 18, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V199000
EQ09003NHTSA Action Number: EQ09003

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:QUICK RELEASE VALVE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 43

Summary: GREAT DANE TRAILERS IS RECALLING 43 MODEL YEAR 2009 SEMI-TRAILER CONVERTER DOLLIES, MODEL DLY-0022-00099, MANUFACTURED FOR FEDEX GROUND BETWEEN JULY 16 AND AUGUST 13, 2008, EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN HALDEX QUICK RELEASE VALVES (QRV).

THE RUBBER DIAPHRAGM INSIDE THE QRV MAY EXPERIENCE DELAMINATION RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF AIR PRESSURE LEAKAGE PAST AND/OR THROUGH THE DIAPHRAGM, OR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUBBLE IN THE DIAPHRAGM WHICH MAY TRAP AIR PRESSURE IN THE VALVE AND NOT ALLOW THE SERVICE BRAKES TO RELEASE.

Consequence: MALFUNCTION OF THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy: GREAT DANE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED.

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