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Vermeer recalls wood chippers

The wheel lug nuts may loosen

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Vermeer Manufacturing Company is recalling model year 2020 BC1500 and BC1200XL wood chippers.

The wheel lug nuts may loosen and fall off, allowing the wheel to detach.

A wheel detachment while the vehicle is in motion may increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

Vermeer will notify owners, and dealers will replace 16" wheels with 17.5" wheel/tire assemblies as well as replacing corresponding maintenance sign, specification placard and supplemental operator's information free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin July 30, 2020.

Owners may contact Vermeer customer service t (800) 829-0051, extension 7060. Vermeer's number for this recall is IK.