NHTSA Recall - Columbia Northwest - 2016-2017 Somerset Chesapeake and Newport

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    Safety Issue Type: Recalls
    May 22 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V339000

    Weld Joint Failure on Front A-Frame
    If the front of the trailer drops while being towed, it may contact the road, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

    NHTSA Campaign Number 18V339000 Manufacturer Columbia Northwest, Inc. Components STRUCTURE

    Potential Number of Units Affected 50

    Summary: Columbia Northwest, Inc. (Columbia Northwest) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Somerset Chesapeake and Somerset Newport recreational trailers. A weld on the front A-frame bars may fail, possibly allowing the front of the trailer to drop while being towed.

    Remedy: The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest customer service at 1-724-237-5227.

    Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

    Affected Products (4)

    MAKE MODEL YEAR
    SOMERSET CHESAPEAKE 2016-2017
    SOMERSET NEWPORT 2016-2017

    Associated Documents (2)

    Recall Acknowledgement

    RCAK-18V339-3180.pdf 245.688KB

    https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V339-3180.pdf

    Defect Notice 573 Report

    RCLRPT-18V339-3260.PDF 216.538KB

    https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=18V339000&refurl=rss

    https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCLRPT-18V339-3260.PDF
     

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