2016 MINI COUNTRYMAN Trailer Hitches Recall

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2016 MINI COUNTRYMAN Trailer Hitches Recall

 NHTSA Recall #126404
NHTSA Compaign #17E051000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerCurt Manufacturing LLC
 SupplierMINI
 BrandMINI
 ModelCOUNTRYMAN
 Model Year2016
 ComponentTRAILER HITCHES
 Date of notification20/10/17
 Begin date of manufacuring29/01/23
 End date of manufacturing29/01/23
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received17/09/17
 Report created19/09/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units166
 Defect summaryCurt manufacturing llc (curt) is recalling certain class 1 trailer hitches, part number 11451, sold for installation on 2016-2018 mini cooper clubman and countryman vehicles. The vehicles may have inadequate structure points for the trailer hitch mounting, causing the hitch to sag under to certain loads and possibly separate from the vehicle.
 Consequence summaryIf the trailer hitch sags or separates from the vehicle, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionCurt will notify owners, and dealers will provide a replacement hitch, free of charge. The recall began on october 20, 2017. Owners may contact curt customer service at 1-800-798-0813.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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