2018 WALKER TANK TRAILER - SERVICE BRAKES, AIR | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER
Walker Stainless Equipment Company LLC (Walker) is recalling certain 2018 Tank Trailers, equipped with MPA/MTA suspensions and Meritor EX225 brakes. The brake caliper bolts on these axles may not be properly torqued which can allow the caliper to detach from the mounting flange. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."
HazardIf the caliper bolts are improperly torqued, the caliper can detach resulting in a loss of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionWalker has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the bolts, replacing any loose or missing ones, free of charge. The recall began on January 5, 2018. Owners may contact Walker customer service at 1-800-356-5734. Walker's numbers for this recall are W-6430 and W-6431.