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2019 VOLVO VNR Recall - Campaign #18V542000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2019 VOLVO VNR RECALL - #18V542000

RECALL FOR TRAILER HITCHES : FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) is recalling certain 2019 Volvo VNL and VNR trucks equipped with Jost fifth wheel couplings. The fifth wheel may have an outboard slider bracket that is too narrow, possibly allowing the trailer to separate from the tractor.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2019 VOLVO VNR
Manufacturer Volvo Trucks North America
Manufactured between 6/9/2018 - 6/29/2018
Recalled on 8/21/2018
Influenced by Volvo Trucks North America
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 69
Recalled for TRAILER HITCHES:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY
Description Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) is recalling certain 2019 Volvo VNL and VNR trucks equipped with Jost fifth wheel couplings. The fifth wheel may have an outboard slider bracket that is too narrow, possibly allowing the trailer to separate from the tractor.
Consequences If the trailer separates from the tractor, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fifth wheel slider bracket, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 14, 2018. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Volvo's number for this recall RVXX1801.
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.
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