**** Recall via Health Canada
Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower Ball and Pintle Hook by Horizon Global recalled due to crash hazard
Common name: Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower Ball and Pintle Hook Trailer Hitches
Product description: This recall involves Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower brand trailer hitches only purchased during November 2019 to August 2020. Some of the ball and pintle combination products affected by this recall include a date code, that is found on the mounting side of the base.
|Brand||Part Number||Part Description||Date Code|
|Draw-Tite||63011||Pintle Hook with 2 inch Ball||SM011941 to SM012023|
|Draw-Tite||63012||Pintle Hook with 2 -5/16 inch Ball||SM011941 to SM012023|
|Reese Towpower||74115||Pintle Hook with 1-7/8 inch Ball||Not applicable|
|Reese Towpower||74116||Pintle Hook with 2 inch Ball||Not applicable|
|Reese Towpower||74117||Pintle Hook with 2-5/16 inch Ball||Not applicable|
Hazard identified: An out-of-position pivot hole in the product base creates the potential for the pintle hook to release and the towed vehicle to separate, increasing the risk of a crash. As of January 27, 2021, the company has received one report of a towed vehicle separating in Canada with vehicle damage to the towing vehicle, and no reports of injuries.
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