Cottrell has announced a voluntary recall of 1,767 trailers due to the low durability of the bearing system and may lead to a fire.
According to the recall notice, bearing failure may occur due to prolonged use of the system and the degradation of the bearing grease, potentially leading to a fire. The recalls affects the following vehicles that are equipped with the axle assembly:
- Model year 2006 Cottrell Trailer manufactured 2006 through 2011
Under the recall notice, Meritor will notify owners and will perform repairs free of charge. For addition information, owners may contact Meritor’s Ontrac Performance call center at 1-866-668-7221.
If you’ve been severely injured by a recalled product, defective product attorneys may be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.