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2015 VACTOR HXX Recall - Campaign #18V133000

 
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2015 VACTOR HXX RECALL - #18V133000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT

Vactor Manufacturing (Vactor) is recalling certain 2011-2017 HXX and 2100 Plus vacuum excavator trucks. The hydraulic dump body cylinder can corrode at the threaded joint over time, causing the cylinder to fail when in a dump cycle.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2015 VACTOR HXX
Manufacturer Vactor Manufacturing
Manufactured between 4/1/2011 - 5/1/2017
Recalled on 2/26/2018
Influenced by Vactor Manufacturing
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 1,130
Recalled for EQUIPMENT
Description Vactor Manufacturing (Vactor) is recalling certain 2011-2017 HXX and 2100 Plus vacuum excavator trucks. The hydraulic dump body cylinder can corrode at the threaded joint over time, causing the cylinder to fail when in a dump cycle.
Consequences If the hydraulic dump body cylinder fails during a dump cycle, the dump body may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective action Vactor will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hydraulic cylinder, repairing or replacing the cylinder as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Vactor customer service at 1-877-342-5374.
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.
See also 2015 VACTOR HXX Recall for EQUIPMENT
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