Recall - VAC-TRON ( 20V201000 )

Improper Lamps and Missing Reflectors/FMVSS 108

Due to the improper position of lamps, insufficient reflective tape, and lack of reflectors, the trailer may not be visible at night, increasing the risk of crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V201000 Manufacturer Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING Potential Number of Units Affected 41


Summary Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC. (Vac-Tron) is recalling certain 2012-2020 MC555SDT, MC533SDT and MC573SDT Vacuum Excavator trailers. The trailer's front clearance lamps are positioned improperly, the jetter blocks visibility to the passenger side front clearance lamp, and an insufficient amount of conspicuity tape may have been applied on the sides and rear. The trailers may also may also lack side or rear reflex reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy Vac-Tron will notify owners, and Vermeer dealers will install remedy kits provided by Vac-Tron, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Vac-Tron customer service at 1-888-822-8766.

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