Featherlite 8261

Featherlite 8261 2008 model

Featherlite 8261 2008 recalls

CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
12V201000FEATHERLITE, INC. V (Vehicle)153MFRFEATHERLITE, INC.05/08/201205/08/2012
Defect SummaryFeatherlite is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 trailers equipped with a meritor axle. the bearing system has exhibited low durability life in certain vehicle applications.
Consequence SummaryProlonged use of the system in these applications can result in the degradation of the bearing grease, thereby potentially resulting in a bearing failure and subsequent wheel end fire.
Corrective SummaryFeatherlite is working with the meritor to identify and repair the vehicles that contain the subject axles free of charge. the recall is expected to begin during may 2012. this recall campaign supersedes previous recall campaign 11v-396. trailers that were repaired under the previous campaign will also need to be repaired under this campaign. owners may contact featherlite at 1-563-547-6000.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration