Benson Bullet

Model Bullet made by Benson got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning structure .

Model 2003


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
03V469000BENSON INTERNATIONAL, INC.from 10/01/2002 to 08/31/2003V (Vehicle)1511/19/2003MFRBENSON INTERNATIONAL, INC.11/12/200311/26/2003
Defect SummaryOn certain steel dump trailers equipped with two-way tailgates which can open as both a conventional top swing and a side door barn door tailgate, when operated as conventional or top swing mode, the hinge/latch mechanism on the roadside rear post may fail to contain the tailgate latching/pivot pin. this could allow the tailgate to swing open.
Consequence SummaryThe unexpected operation of the tailgate may result in damage to the trailer body and in personal injury.
Corrective SummaryBenson will install a redesigned tailgate locking mechanism. 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 benson at 1-877-489-9020.
NotesBenson recall no. 031015.customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).