Vactor Manufacturing is recalling certain 2011-2017 HXX and 2100 Plus vacuum excavator trucks. The hydraulic dump body cylinder can corrode at the threaded joint over time, causing the cylinder to fail when in a dump cycle, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
If the hydraulic dump body cylinder fails during a dump cycle, the dump body may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of injury, NHTSA warned on its website.
This recall affects 3,120 vehicles. Vactor will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hydraulic cylinder, repairing or replacing it if necessary. There will be no charge for this service.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Vactor customer service at (877) 342-5374.