2008 Ford F-250 Recall | Knapheide Is Recalling 108 My 2006-2008 Pro Series Truck Beds Equipped With

2008 Ford F-250 Trailer Hitches Recall | July 28, 2008

Knapheide Is Recalling 108 My 2006-2008 Pro Series Truck Beds Equipped With An Icc Bumper Which Included A Provision For A Ball Hitch. There May Be An Insufficient Weld Attaching The Hitch Channel To The Supporting Structure.

This Could Result In Bending Of The Hitch Channel Or The Hitch Could Be Pulled Off The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Knapheide Will Offer Two Remedies To Its Customers: (1) For Those Customers Who Do Not Use The Hitch, The Hitch Will Be Removed From The Truck Bed And Replaced With An Icc Bumper; Or (2) For Those Customers Who Need A Hitch, A Receiver Hitch Assembly Will Be Added To The Existing Hitch Assembly And All Suspect Weld Joints Will Be Re Welded. The Recall Began On August 15, 2008. Owners May Contact Knapheide At 1-877-473-5763.

Customers May Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); Or Go To Http://www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on July 28, 2008 for 2008 Ford F-250, manufactured by KNAPHEIDE MANUFACTURING COMPANY, in response to Trailer Hitches problems.

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