Thursday, January 31, 2008

 

RECALL: KEYSTONE (PROPANE HOSE)

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
KEYSTONE / FUZION 2007-2008
Manufacturer : KEYSTONE RV COMPANY Mfr's Report Date : JAN 21, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V037000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 247
Summary:
ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS, THE PROPANE HOSE FOR THE SLIDE ROOM IS TOO LONG ALLOWING THE HOSE TO DROOP TOO CLOSE TO THE TIRE. THE PROPANE LINE MAY BECOME DAMAGED AS A RESULT OF CONTACT WITH THE TIRE.
Consequence:
A PROPANE LEAK, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE AND/OR EXPLOSION CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PROPANE HOSE WITH ONE OF SHORTER LENGTH AND WILL ALSO SHORTEN THE HOSE SUPPORT TO MOVE THE HOSE AWAY FROM THE TIRE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT FEBRUARY 1, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KEYSTONE RV AT 1-866-425-4369.
Notes:
KEYSTONE RV RECALL NO. 08-100. 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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