Trail King has issued a recall of approximately 115 step deck trailers over an issue that could cause cross-members to crack, according to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The affected trailers, 2016-2018 Trail King ACS/AACS step decks, were manufactured with aluminum cross-members over the suspension, while other trailers have a similar cross-member made of steel. Trailers manufactured between July 1, 2015, and Feb. 28, 2018, could be affected.
Trail King says the aluminum cross-members over the suspension may crack in the welded corners where the cross-member attaches to the frame beam. If the cracks spread, it could result in other areas of the trailer’s frame cracking, which could eventually lead to the suspension loosening from the frame.
Trail King will notify owners of affected trailers, and dealers will replace the cross-members free of charge. NHTSA’s recall number is 18V-638.