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Old 06-18-2022, 11:14 PM   #1
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Safety Alert: New E-Trailer SS Tow Dolly

First time dolly users. Brand new E-Trailer SS Tow Dolly direct, just delivered and UN-crated. One of 4 bake system bleeders is leaking from brass female hex fitting, not nipple. This is metallurgy type failure of crack completely around the hex surface. Cheap fitting.



Fails my inspection and I dont work there. If you use the new SS E-Trailer builds with chrome wheels, check your brake system. Preferably before using.
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metallurgy type failure of crack
I am wondering exactly what this type of failure is?

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I am wondering exactly what this type of failure is?

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Picture this on a brand new Toad.

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First time dolly users. Brand new E-Trailer SS Tow Dolly direct, just delivered and UN-crated. One of 4 bake system bleeders is leaking from brass female hex fitting, not nipple. This is metallurgy type failure of crack completely around the hex surface. Cheap fitting.



Fails my inspection and I dont work there. If you use the new SS E-Trailer builds with chrome wheels, check your brake system. Preferably before using.



https://www.dropbox.com/s/xh68ui4i1x...20355.png?dl=0
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Looks like a stress crack from over tightened bleeder to me.
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Call the dealer and tell them the problem. Send them a photo and tell them to send a new one pronto. You likely can find one at a auto parts store if you take the broken one with you
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You drive that thing after that?

Second one is leaking.

Customer Complains they wish:
Replace all bleeders with NAPA. Drain, Flush refill brake system. Re-bleed. Pressure test system.

Send it back before I cover for non-qualified DOT workforce. Risk accident, harm or loss of life. This is what big govt protects us from. That and full Tort Lawsuits.
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