Wednesday, January 09, 2008

 

RECALL: HOLIDAY RAMBLER/SAFARI

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
HOLIDAY RAMBLER / ARISTA 2007-2008
SAFARI / PASSAGE 2007-2008
Manufacturer : MONACO COACH CORPORATION
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V582000 Mfr's Report Date : DEC 06, 2007
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 107
Summary:
ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON FORD CHASSIS, THE FRONT RUN PANEL HAS AN EXPOSED TERMINAL POST ON ITS SIDE WHICH ALLOWS THE OIL DIPSTICK TO POTENTIALLY MAKE CONTACT WHEN CHECKING THE OIL LEVEL. THE LOCATION OF THE EXPOSED TERMINAL POST IS UNDER THE FRONT ENGINE ACCESS HOOD.
Consequence:
WHEN THE OIL LEVEL IS CHECKED, IT MAY BE POSSIBLE FOR THE DIPSTICK TO CONTACT THE EXPOSED WIRE TERMINAL STUD AND IF OTHER END OF THE DIPSTICK IS GROUNDED, THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR A SPARK WHICH COULD CREATE A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE WIRE FROM THE TERMINAL AND INSTALL BOOT COVERS, THEN REINSTALL THE WIRE AND SLIP COVER OVER THE CONNECTION. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING LATE DECEMBER 2007 OR EARLY JANUARY 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┬┐S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.



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