NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V293000 Manufacturer Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC Components STRUCTURE Potential Number of Units Affected 105
Summary Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC (Vac-Tron), a subsidiary of Vermeer Manufacturing Company (Vermeer), is recalling certain 2016-2020 CS873GT, CV1273GT, LP1273XDT, CS1270GT, CS1273GT, CS870GT, and CS1273SGT Vacuum Excavator trailers. The rear most extremity extends too far beyond the rear of the trailer frame, reducing impact protection. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) Number 224, "Rear Impact Protection."
Remedy Vac-Tron will notify owners, and Vermeer dealers will install remedy kits provided by Vac-Tron, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 13, 2020. Owners may contact Vac-Tron customer service at 1-888-822-8766. Vac-Tron's number for this recall is VVK0009.