Wednesday, March 26, 2008

 

RECALL: FLEETWOOD: ICON/PULSE: (WEIGHT LABEL)

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
FLEETWOOD / ICON 2008-2009
FLEETWOOD / PULSE 2008-2009
Manufacturer : FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC. Mfr's Report Date : MAR 14, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V130000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 166
Summary:
FLEETWOOD IS RECALLING 166 MY 2008-2009 PULSE AND ICON CLASS C MOTOR HOMES. THE FEDERAL CERTIFICATION TAG AND CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY TAG WERE PRINTED WITH AN INCORRECT FRONT GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING (GAWR) VALUE OF 4,080 POUNDS. THE CORRECT FRONT GAWR IS 4,410 POUNDS.
Consequence:
THE PURPOSE OF THIS PART IS TO SPECIFY THE CONTENT AND LOCATION OF, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR, THE CERTIFICATION LABEL TO BE AFFIXED TO MOTOR VEHICLES TO ADDRESS CERTIFICATION-RELATED DUTIES AND LIABILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THE CONSUMER WITH INFORMATION TO ASSIST HIM OR HER IN DETERMINING WHICH OF THE FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS ARE APPLICABLE TO THE VEHICLE.
Remedy:
FLEETWOOD WILL PROVIDE CORRECT FEDERAL CERTIFICATION AND CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY TAGS AS WELL AS INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO THE MOTOR HOME OWNERS. IF AN OWNER DESIRES, THEY CAN HAVE THEIR DEALER REPLACE THE TAGS FOR THEM. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-509-3418.
Notes:
FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 80310. 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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