Eby Ground Loader

Model Ground Loader made by Eby got 4 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to structure. . There was one recall concerning power train .

Model 2009


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
08V621000M H EBY, INC.from 05/15/2008 to 05/19/2008V (Vehicle)112/10/2008ODIM H EBY, INC.11/24/200811/26/2008
Defect SummaryM. h. eby recalled 1 my 2009 sm1glp ground loader trailer equipped with arvinmeritor axle assemblies with suspect wheel end studs. the wheel end studs were improperly tempered, potentially rendering them brittle and susceptible to fracture. if one wheel stud fractures, the remaining wheel studs are required to carry more load. if left in this condition, the remaining wheel studs may also fracture even if they are properly manufactured.
Consequence SummaryFractured wheel studs could result in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryThe customer has been notified by eby and arrangements are being made to repair the trailer.
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 e. w. equipment trailer goose neck. while the vehicle was parked the contact was loading equipment on the trailer and the dove tail almost broke off. the manufacture was contacted and they stated that the equipment that was loaded was to heavy for the trailer. the contact stated the gvr rating for the trailer was 25,900 pounds and the equipment that was load when the failure occured was 18,600 pounds. the trailer had not been repaired and the contact stated he was unable to use the trailer because of the failure. the vin was unavailable. the failure mileage and current mileage were 2,000. vwb