Defective Trailer Lights Prompt Recall from Harbor Freight Tools

about 375,000 trailers are included in the manufacturer's recall

Defective Trailer Lights Prompt Recall from Harbor Freight Tools
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September 14, 2016

Harbor Freight Tools has issued a recall for trailers due to exterior lighting issues.

The manufacturer's recall applies to certain model year 2006-2016 Haul Master trailers, model numbers 90154, 42708, 90153, 66771, 42709, 94564 trailers, and 2013-2016 Haul Master trailers, model numbers 62170, 62209, 61730, and 69897. The affected trailers may be equipped with trailer lights that fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

This defect may result in the trailers being less visible to other drivers, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

About 375,000 trailers are included in the recall.

Harbor Freight will notify owners and will provide them with a new tail light package, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners with questions about this recall can contact Harbor Freight customer service at (805) 388-1000.