If the area in question fractures or breaks, this could cause an unstable driving condition, possibly resulting in a crash.

Equipment

Date Announced
AUG 10, 2010
Vehicles Affected
6,686
NHTSA Campaign #
10E034000
Summary
Curt mfg is recalling certain class 3 receiver hitches, P/N 13347, sold as aftermarket equipment for use on 1997-2007 Chrysler town and country vans, 1996-2007 Dodge Caravan, and 1996-2004 Plymouth Voyager vans. When the hitch is loaded to the maximum rating, the hitch may fracture or break at the bend location where the main body of the hitch meets the hitch muffler strap.
Actions
Curt mfg will notify owners of record and will replace the hitch free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during August 2010. Owners may contact curt mfg at 1-715-831-8713.
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