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HF Trailer Recall

Postby WizardOfOdds » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:46 am

Just got a recall notice from HF. Nothing too major, but it looks like if your HF trailer (Jan 2006 - April 2016) used light kit 93861 (like my 1760# 4x8 model 94564), then you mail in a post card and they will provide you a repair kit. The letter indicates that item 93861 "... may have an incorrectly postioned rear lamp bracket ...".

The letter also indicates if your (Jan 2013 - April 2016) trailer used light kit 69624, it "... may have lenses that are not compliant".

Anyone else get this notice??
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby bam1028 » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:37 am

Got mine yesterday! Im gonna send it in.I dont use them but i might find a use for it.
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby Nobody » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:11 pm

Bought my trailer in Jan 2006 so hopefully it was built before the ones in the recall. Haven't received any notice yet. I never used the lights that came with my trailer. Used 'em on a utility trailer several years later. Still work OK... Thanks for the info Wiz.
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby pchast » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:09 pm

Got one but did not use their poor lighting. :D
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby WizardOfOdds » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:32 pm

Nobody wrote
Bought my trailer in Jan 2006 so hopefully it was built before the ones in the recall. Haven't received any notice yet. I never used the lights that came with my trailer. Used 'em on a utility trailer several years later. Still work OK...


I also bought one in 2006, it was a SKU model 6464, I suspect yours is also. That model is NOT listed as one of the recall trailers. In my opinion, it was a much better trailer too.
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby Nobody » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:02 am

WizardOfOdds wrote:Nobody wrote
Bought my trailer in Jan 2006 so hopefully it was built before the ones in the recall. Haven't received any notice yet. I never used the lights that came with my trailer. Used 'em on a utility trailer several years later. Still work OK...


I also bought one in 2006, it was a SKU model 6464, I suspect yours is also. That model is NOT listed as one of the recall trailers. In my opinion, it was a much better trailer too.


Don't remember (if I ever knew??) the SKU on my trailer. It was listed at that time as 1800# instead of the 1740 or 1720 later trailers had. In any case, it's done well & I'm glad I bought it...
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby Dan242 » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:13 am

Got my new lights a week ago or so, Nice LED upgrade. both running and taillights.
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby mgb4tim » Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:16 pm

I didn't get a notice, but filled out the online for, sometime in January. I received the LED replacement kit this week. Four new lights and a new wiring harness. My connector was getting a little beat up, so this works out well for me.

I know what I'll be doing this weekend. It's a ridiculous use of the 4-post lift, but why not?
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby VT800C » Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:49 am

this should be on the front page under special notices! I never would have known about the recall if I hadn't stumbled on this page!

THANK you!
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby VT800C » Thu May 18, 2017 6:39 am

When I got my repair kit from HF, I was going to just swap out the light assemblies and keep the same wiring. That is NOT GONNA HAPPEN! The wiring on my trailer corroded away to NOTHING! I cannot even get enough to splice. Looks like the weekend camping is turning into a weekend rewiring the trailer lights. If you have the HF trailer and you are having ligt problems, be ready for a bit of a 'do over'.
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby mgb4tim » Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:32 pm

VT800C wrote:When I got my repair kit from HF, I was going to just swap out the light assemblies and keep the same wiring. That is NOT GONNA HAPPEN! The wiring on my trailer corroded away to NOTHING! I cannot even get enough to splice. Looks like the weekend camping is turning into a weekend rewiring the trailer lights. If you have the HF trailer and you are having ligt problems, be ready for a bit of a 'do over'.


Didn't yours come with a complete light and wiring harness?
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby Pmullen503 » Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:00 am

Just got done completely rewiring my trailer. Wire corroded to nothing in a year. Not HF but still Chinese. Must have been a crappy bunch of wire from some supplier. I replaced it with marine rated tinned copper wire kit from e trailer.
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Re: HF Trailer Recall

Postby mgb4tim » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:12 am

Good idea. I'm just gonna use plastic loom on the wire it came with.

It'll be a fall project of wire brushing, sanding and repainting since the red HF paint turned pink after the first season.
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