2015 CHARLES MACHINE DITCH WITCH T26 - SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
Charles Machine Works Inc. (Charles Machine) is recalling certain model year 2002-2015 Ditch Witch T26 trailers. The affected trailers may have been manufactured with axles that have incorrect wheel bearings. The incorrect wheel bearings may not be able to support the trailer's rated load and, as a result, the bearings may fail and the wheel may detach.
HazardBearing failure or wheel detachment would increase the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionCharles Machine will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wheel bearings and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015. Owners may contact Charles Machine customer service at 1-800-654-6481. Charles Machine's number for this recall is ID #0376152.