Sun Valley Trailer

Model Trailer made by Sun Valley got 3 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference, among others things, to equipment and suspension. There was one recall concerning exterior lighting .

Model 1998


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
99V260000SUN VALLEY CAR CARRIERS INC.from 01/01/1998 to 12/10/1998V (Vehicle)8312/12/1998OVSCSUN VALLEY CAR CARRIERS INC.09/20/199910/18/1999567
Defect SummaryVehicle description: 6-7 car trailers. the right and left front corner lights and rear lights are too low.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealers has raised the suspension so the lights will be up higher and bolted on two lights to these trailers.
NotesOwner notification began december 12, 1998. 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 sun valley at 602-252-9224. also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 The trailer's bed folds out and covers the door handle when trying to get out. owner is aware that this could be dangerous in case of a fire. manufacturer was contacted by owner. *nm the incident occurred while the consumer was inside the camper with the lower bed extended in which it covered the latch that opens the door. (blocked access to the door latch) *sc *jb
 Rear axle come off from side beneath vehicle while going 20mph. trailer was transporting 7 cars at the time. there was no warning. manufacturer sent a representative to inspect, and no problem was found.*ak
 Tl*the contact owns a 1998 super deluxe hauler road runner. while driving at approximately 55 mph, the rear passenger side tire blew out suddenly. the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealership where the tire was inspected and the contact was informed that the tread had separated. the contact called the manufacturer and sent the defective tire; the manufacturer denied repair as the vehicle was outside the warranty period. the vin was unavailable at the time of the complaint. the current and failure mileages were approximately 9,000.