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Model year 2016-2020 Vac-Tron Vacuum Excavator trailers recalled

The trailers have improper lamps and are missing reflectors

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Vermeer Manufacturing subsidiary Vac-Tron Equipment is recalling 150 model year 2016-2020 CS870GT, CS873GT, LP Mini 373 DT, and LP Mini 373 GT Vacuum Excavator trailers.

The front clearance lamps may be positioned improperly and an insufficient amount of conspicuity tape may have been applied on the sides and rear. Additionally, side or rear reflex reflectors may also be missing.

Improper position of the lamps, insufficient reflective tape, and lack of reflectors may reduce the visibility of the vacuum excavator trailer, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Vac-Tron will notify owners, and Vermeer dealers will install remedy kits provided by Vac-Tron free of charge.

This recall is expected to begin July 13, 2020.

Owners may contact Vac-Tron customer service at (352) 728-2222. Vac-Tron's number for this recall is VVK0007.

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