Flood Damage Service Information

Many areas have experienced severe flood conditions recently due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As a result of these conditions, trailer and truck body components may have been submerged in contaminated flood waters, causing the potential for damage and safety hazards. To help minimize the risks associated with potentially-damaged components, Great Dane is distributing technical bulletins provided by the following component suppliers with their recommendations on inspection and service. These bulletins are available under the Downloads tab in the left column.


MERITOR – TP 1305: Service Instructions for Heavy Vehicle Components that are Submerged in Contaminated Floodwater.

MERITOR WABCO – TP-0586: Service Instructions for Meritor WABCO Components that are Submerged in Contaminated Floodwater as a Result of the Recent Hurricanes.

STEMCO – TECH TIP #30: Inspection, Rebuild, Reassembly of Submerged Tractor and Trailer Wheel Ends.

HENDRICKSON – L578: Preventative Maintenance Guide Flood Service Requirements


For questions regarding these bulletins or for technical support, contact the following:

Meritor Ontrac: 866-668-7221

Meritor WABCO: 800-535-5560

Stemco: 800-527-8492

Hendrickson: 866-743-3247