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This could result in bending of the hitch channel or the hitch could be pulled off the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Trailer Hitches

Summary
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.
Actions
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.
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Date Announced
JUL 28, 2008
Vehicles Affected
108
NHTSA Campaign #
08V344000
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