2020 VAC-TRON LP 873 SGT - STRUCTURE | STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC is recalling certain 2016-2020 LP873XDT, 2015-2020 LP873SGT, 2019-2020 LPSGT and LPXDT excavator trailers. The trailers are not equipped with a rear impact guard. As such, these trailers fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 224, "Rear Impact Protection."
HazardIf a vehicle strikes the rear of the vacuum excavator, the vehicle may travel under the rear of the vacuum excavator, increasing the risk of injury and/or death.
Consumer ActionVac-Tron will notify owners, and dealers will install a field remedy kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 21, 2021. Owners may contact Vac-Tron customer service at 1-877-342-5374. Vac-Tron's number for this recall is VVK0016.