RECALL Subject : Possible Wheel Detachment

Report Receipt Date: AUG 01, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V333000

Component(s): WHEELS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 66

All Products Associated with this Recall

SOMERSET NIAGARA TRAILERS 2013-2014

Details

Manufacturer: Columbia Northwest, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Columbia Northwest is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Somerset Niagara trailers manufactured January 2012 through July 2013 and equipped with 14" aluminum wheels and corresponding lug nuts. The aluminum wheels may disengage from the axle hub.

CONSEQUENCE:
The loss of a wheel during transit can result in the loss of control of the trailer or the tow vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the loose wheel becomes a road hazard.

REMEDY:
Columbia Northwest will send each Niagara owner a new lug nut wrench to tighten down the lug nuts, free of charge. Columbia Northwest dealers can re-torque the wheels if the customer is not able to, at no charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-August. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest at 1-724-423-7440.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)