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Old 11-02-2018, 05:04 PM   #1
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Recall Notice

I got "The Call" from Dexter today informing me that our 2019 Flagstaff 23FBDS is included in a NHTSA recall. According to the report, "The brake mounting flange is incorrectly oriented (clocked) on the axles in question. The brake (mounted on the flange) is therefore also incorrectly oriented."
If the brake flange is found to be out of specification, the axle must be replaced.

Production dates: July 9, 2018 - August 29, 2018.

Number of potentially involved: 1,785
Estimated percentage with defect: 100%
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:48 PM   #2
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Dexter must have been having a bad day or two. They also put the wrong inner wheel bearing on 164 axles back in June/July.

A recall was issued for those too.

As for the improperly "clocked" brake mounting flange, good chance more than just one model was involved as axles are pretty much standard other than regular spring/torsion, and rated weights.
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:18 PM   #3
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I got a call today from Dexter Axles about the recall notice. I bought my trailer a long way from home so I really don't want to go that far. The nice lady looked in my area and even though there are locations she thought they may be so busy with their own customers that they may not look at mine very fast. She offered to send me a kit so that I could perform the inspection and if we determine it is involved then we could pursue a location but if it is not involved then I would save some headache. I am perfectly comfortable crawling beneath my 2019 Flagstaff 21DS so I took her up on it. She said if I am unable to complete we could still go to a dealer for the inspection too. I get the kit next week. I will post back.
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Old 01-10-2019, 06:59 AM   #4
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The notice that I received said that 100% of the trailers included in the serial number range had the problem axles and would need to be replaced.
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