Great Dane Mpa

Model Mpa made by Great Dane got 4 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to suspension. . There was one recall concerning suspension .

Model 2009


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
Defect SummaryGreat dane is recalling certain mpa20, mpa38, and mpa40 trailers equipped with arvin meritor suspension systems. the suspect systems may have missing welds at the interface of the lower seat bracket and axle beam.
Consequence SummaryMissing welds could allow the axle to roll out of position and potentially impact the handling of the trailer such that a driver may lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryGreat dane is working with arvin meritor to identify owners with the affect suspension systems. the affected vehicles will be repaired free of charge. the manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. owners may contact great dane at 1-912-644-2100 or arvin meritor at 1-248-435-0896.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to .

Consumer Complaints

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 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 great dane super seal semi trailer (na). while driving approximately 70 mph, both rear slider axle pins disengaged. the contact was able to maneuver to the side of the road and resumed operation. the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the slide valve was replaced. the manufacturer was made aware of the defect. the approximate failure mileage was 400,000. kmj