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TRUXXX / DEFECTIVE, DAMAGE TO THE REAR DRIVE SHAFT AND AXLE

1 NANaugatuck, CT, United States
Contact information:
Phone: NA

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THIS Company is associated with 4 Wheel parts, you know quality and service is substandard, as the RECALL DEPICTS.


COMPLAINT AGENCIES
http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/index.cfm
https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/
https://app.dca.ca.gov/bar/complaints.asp
http://ag.ca.gov/consumers/mailform.htm
http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx


Make : TRUXXX Model : 108035
Build Dates : Information not Available
Manufacturer : TRUXXX MANUFACTURING, LLC Mfr's Report Date : MAR 21, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08E026000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3338

Summary:
TRUXXX IS RECALLING 338 AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT WELDED 3" LIFT BLOCKS FOR REAR SUSPENSIONS, PART NO. 206073, INCLUDED IN SUSPENSION KIT NOS. 108035 AND 108036, SOLD BETWEEN JULY 26, 2007 AND MARCH 4, 2008, FOR USE ON FORD MY [protected] F-250 SUPERDUTY 4X4 LIGHT TRUCKS. COMPRESSIVE FORCES OF THE WELDED LIFT BLOCKS RESULTING FROM FORESEEABLE AND EXCESS VEHICLE PAYLOADS AS WELL AS OVER-TIGHTENING OF THE U-BOLTS DURING INSTALLATION MAY DISTORT THE BLOCKS, REDUCING THE INTENDED CLAMPING FORCE OF THE U-BOLTS.

Consequence:
THIS COULD ALLOW POSSIBLE SHIFTING AND DAMAGE TO THE REAR DRIVE SHAFT AND AXLE.

Remedy:
TRUXXX WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS/INSTALLERS AND WILL REPLACE AFFECTED WELDED LIFT BLOCKS WITH EITHER NON-WELDED ALUMINUM OR CAST IRON BLOCKS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 16, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRUXXX AT [protected].
Notes:

TRUXXX RECALL NO. 08-01BLK. THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET SUSPENSION KITS AND HAS NOT RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON FORD MOTOR COMPANY VEHICLES. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT [protected] (TTY: [protected]); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


4 Wheel Parts Performance Centers, d.b.a Pro Competition Tire, d.b.a Transamerican Auto Parts, retained several Nationwide Unsatisfactory Records with the BBB for Failing to Respond to Consumer Complaints (links below).

Along with having been issued 19 individual Violations from the State Enforcement Agency, 'Consumer Affairs' (BAR).

Specifically, but not limited to, violating several sections of the Business and Professions Code depicted below:

Section 9884.7 (a)(1) False and Misleading Statements
Section 9884.8 Invoice Requirements
Section 988.4.9 (a) Estimate Requirements
Section 3373 Inserting/Withholding info to cause document to be False/Misleading

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