General Trailer General Trailer

Model General Trailer made by General Trailer got 5 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to tires. . There was one recall concerning equipment .

Model 9999


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
87E002000GENERAL TRAILER CO., INC.from 01/01/1983 to 01/01/1983E (Equipment)402/11/1987OVSCGENERAL MOTORS CORP.02/11/198702/13/1987571126
Defect SummaryCertification label fails to meet requirements of fmvss 126. also, no owner manuals.
Consequence SummaryWithout certification label showing correct weights, itis possible for an overloading condition to exist.
Corrective SummaryAffix certification label with correct weight in a manner it cannot be removed without defacing. also, furnish owner's manual information.
NotesSystem: camper slide in.vehicle category: pickup truck.

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 New trailer tire sidewall failure. i purchased a new carry-on cargo trailer two weeks ago. i took a trip down to oregon last week. just south of wilsonville, or, the sidewall of the passenger side tire blew out. the trailer had approximately 700 pounds of cargo, so it was not overloaded. the new tire had less than 150 miles on it at the time, and we were travelling at 60 mph on the i-5 freeway. the tire had a sidewall failure with a 6 inch tear. no personal damage occurred and we did have a spare. the tire is a carlisle sport trail bias plied trailer tire. the size of the tire is 205/75d15. the dot id is aq12 dot aqul 0811. end of report.