US NHTSA Recalls: Tekonsha Prodigy Electronic Brake Kits


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty six (46) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the forty six (46) recalls the NHTSA announced this June comes news of the following:

Logo - Horizon Global Corp.Horizon Global Corp. (“Horizon”), a Troy, Michigan establishment, has recalled an estimated 2,285 model year Tekonsha Prodigy RF Electronic Brake Control with Bluetooth Kits, part number 902501, and certain Hand Held units, part number 90253, that were sold separately as replacements to be used with the 902501 sold for use on for one (1) to three (3) axle trailers marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Electrical System – Bluetooth Brake Control Functionality

NHTSA Safety Notification 20E033000 reports the Electronic Brake Control Kits and their informational materials do not adequately instruct the operator that trailer brake functionality via foot pedal is unavailable when used in conjunction with certain 7-Way Trailer Connectors, while the tow vehicle’s 4-Way Hazard Warning Signals are activated. The manual hand-held override trailer braking continues to function as intended.

According to the NHTSA, if a driver of a vehicle equipped with certain 7-way trailer connectors is not aware that trailer braking via foot pedal is unavailable while the 4-Way Hazard Warning Signals are in use, a delay in applying the manual hand-held brake may increase the risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

Horizon will notify registered owners and dealers, and will provide a replacement part that provides notice/indicators to the driver when foot pedal braking is unavailable, along with updated instructions, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin June 2020. Owners may contact Horizon Customer Service toll-free at 1-877-973-7871 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”).

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 vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Horizon Global Corp., please search for “Horizon Global” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Horizon Global Tekonsha brand, please search for “Tekonsha” 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: 20E033000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13142-2020
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==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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