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Old 09-01-2016, 06:41 PM   #21
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For those interested you might review THIS thread on a similar problem of tires, load rating and certification label mix-up
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Old 09-01-2016, 08:05 PM   #22
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Oddly enough, about 10 minutes after posting today, FR responded. They are still "investigating:, but feel that axles may have been swapped for lighter ones. ( are you kidding me?) I replied by resending the axle tag picture showing manufacture in 1/ 05. This would work out right for a model year 06 trailer. The tag inside showing GVW, shows CCC of approx 4274 lbs. In shopping online, I estimate cost to make this right, of approx. 2000-2500 dollars in parts. I think small claims in Ma. is limited to 2000, but not sure. It seems to me that they are risking much more liability if this thing fails and hurts someone, not to mention the "customer satisfaction" price. This is not a warranty issue of a component failure, but a build error, that has been wrong since it rolled off the line. Also in reading other forums, this is not an unheard of issue. I fully expect them to "weasel" out of this, but I am not letting it go.Thanks for your interest and feedback. Will update as I know anything.
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Old 05-25-2018, 03:27 PM   #23
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Oops, I forgot to followup on his with final outcome. FR has determined that trailer was tagged wrong, and that GVWR should be 7680. They have issued new decals showing that. In an earlier post, the question of this being a toyhauler came up. It is no. In digging into this on my own, I think it was tagged as one. The 4k of capacity never made sense to me. It would, however, in that application. I moved into a load range d tire, and bought 4 mounted tires so that I can pull them for the winter, and store inside trailer. Hopefully this helps, as I only do about 600 mi per year, trailer mostly sits. Thanks to everyone for weighing in. Your advice and recommendations are appreciated.
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