Recalls for your 2016 Vactor 2100 Plus

Recalls for 2016 Vactor 2100 Plus

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DEFECT #1 - EQUIPMENT


Posted on: 2018-02-26
Description
Vactor manufacturing (vactor) is recalling certain 2011-2017 hxx and 2100 plus vacuum excavator trucks.  The hydraulic dump body cylinder can corrode at the threaded joint over time, causing the cylinder to fail when in a dump cycle.  

Consequence
If the hydraulic dump body cylinder fails during a dump cycle, the dump body may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of injury.

Corrective Action
Vactor will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hydraulic cylinder, repairing or replacing the cylinder as necessary, free of charge.  The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.  Owners may contact vactor customer service at 1-877-342-5374.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #2 - EQUIPMENT


Posted on: 2018-02-26
Description
Vactor manufacturing (vactor) is recalling certain 2011-2017 hxx and 2100 plus vacuum excavator trucks.  The hydraulic dump body cylinder can corrode at the threaded joint over time, causing the cylinder to fail when in a dump cycle.  

Consequence
If the hydraulic dump body cylinder fails during a dump cycle, the dump body may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of injury.

Corrective Action
Vactor will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hydraulic cylinder, repairing or replacing the cylinder as necessary, free of charge.  The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.  Owners may contact vactor customer service at 1-877-342-5374.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #3 - EQUIPMENT


Posted on: 2018-02-26
Description
Vactor manufacturing (vactor) is recalling certain 2011-2017 hxx and 2100 plus vacuum excavator trucks.  The hydraulic dump body cylinder can corrode at the threaded joint over time, causing the cylinder to fail when in a dump cycle.  

Consequence
If the hydraulic dump body cylinder fails during a dump cycle, the dump body may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of injury.

Corrective Action
Vactor will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hydraulic cylinder, repairing or replacing the cylinder as necessary, free of charge.  The recall began on june 7, 2018.  Owners may contact vactor customer service at 1-877-342-5374.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.