M1101 & M1102 saftey recall notice

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I just came across this and thought the owners of these trailers may want to know.

One more reason not to tow off base.

2005 SILVER EAGLE M1101 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

The following SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING recall/defect on 2005 SILVER EAGLE M1101 vehicles was reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety administration on 2007-07-20. For more information contact the National Highway Traffic Safety administration or the US Department of Transportation. See recall summary below.

Build Years/Makes/Models:
2005 SILVER EAGLE HEAVY CHASSIS TRAILER
2005 SILVER EAGLE LIGHT TACTICAL TRAILER
2005 SILVER EAGLE FLATDECK TRAILER
2005 SILVER EAGLE M1102
2005 SILVER EAGLE M1101
UNits affected:
700
Recall Number:
07V327000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN TRAILERS BUILT TO U.S. TANK-AUTOMOTIVE AND ARMAMENTS COMMAND SPECIFICATIONS, THE WHEEL BEARING SPINDLE NUTS INSTALLED ON THE WHEEL AND AXLE ASSEMBLIES MAY BE OVER-TORQUED.
Consequence:
EXCESSIVE TIGHTENING OF THE SPINDLE NUT CAN CAUSE OVERHEATING OF THE BEARINGS WHICH MAY RESULT IN WHEEL BEARING FAILURE CAUSING THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY TO BREAK FREE FROM THE TRAILER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT PROVIDED A REMEDY OR OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SILVER EAGLE AT 1-503-335-2101.
Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¬S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.



http://www.automotix.net/autorepair/recalls/29108-recall/
 
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