2018 EAST FRAME DUMP - SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
East Manufacturing Corp. (East) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Frame Dump trailers built with a pintle hook or brackets for the future installation of a pintle hook. Cracks may develop in the cross member that the pintle hook is connected to, possibly resulting in the cross member failing.
HazardIf the cross member fails, vehicle handling would be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionEast will notify owners, and dealers will weld any cracks and install reinforcing plates to the cross member, or replace the cross member, as necessary. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2018. Owners may contact East customer service at 1-330-325-9921.