Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Truckinginfo (3/19, Lockridge) reports, "Great Dane Trailers is recalling certain model year 2011 Dry Freight semi-trailers" because "welds at the bottom of the I-beam bogie frame may have been improperly applied." This may leader to hanger and axle disengagement and could cuase loss of control and a crash. Meanwhile, "Daimler Trucks North America is recalling 2,825 model year 2011-2013 MT45G and MT55G van chassis manufactured from Feb. 15, 2010, through April 30, 2012" because "these vehicles have gasoline fuel tanks that may experience cracks in the welds and tank material. Cracks in the fuel tanks could lead to a leakage of gasoline and vapors." Finally, "Paccar is recalling 17 model year 2014 Kenworth T270 and T370 trucks, manufactured from Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2013" because "the left hand seat belt floor pan reinforcement bracket was not positioned correctly during assembly."