US NHTSA Recalls: McElrath VX50-800 & VX30-800 Trailers


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, February 23, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of thirty four (34) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed?

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the thirty four (34) recalls the NHTSA announced this February comes news of the following:

Logo - McElrath TrailersConel, LLC doing business as McElrath Trailers (“McElrath Trailers”), a Spartanburg, South Carolina establishment, has recalled an estimated 305 model year 2016-2020 VX50-800 and VX30-800 Trailers marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V060000 reports the welded area of a structural joint of the recalled Trailer frames may crack from fatigue.

According to the NHTSA, the cracked welds may adversely affect the Trailer’s handling, increasing the risk of a crash.

McElrath Trailers will notify registered owners, and Vermeer dealers will add additional Trailer frame gussets to reinforce the welding area, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact McElrath Trailers Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-686-7278.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by McElrath Trailers, please search for “McElrath” using the Search Box at the top of this page.e.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V060000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12708-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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