Wednesday, March 18, 2009

 

RECALL: 2009 FLEETWOOD JAMBOREE/TIOGA: WEIGHT LABEL

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FLEETWOOD / JAMBOREE 2009
FLEETWOOD / TIOGA 2009
Manufacturer: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC. Mfr's Report Date: MAR 11, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V085000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 124
Summary:
FLEETWOOD IS RECALLING 124 MY 2009 TIOGA AND JAMBOREE 31M CLASS C MOTOR HOMES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, ┬┐CERTIFICATION.┬┐ THE MANUFACTURER FEDERAL CERTIFICATION TAG AND THE CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY TAG FIGURES RELATED TO THE FRESH WATER TANK CAPACITY OF 50 GALLONS IS INCORRECT. THE CORRECT WATER TANK CAPACITY IS 35 GALLONS.
Consequence:
A MISPRINT LABEL COULD LEAD TO FAILURE TO FOLLOW PROPER VEHICLE LOADING SPECIFICATIONS. OVERLOADING COULD DAMAGE THE VEHICLE, ADVERSELY AFFECTING VEHICLE PERFORMANCE INCLUDING HANDLING AND BRAKING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL MAIL NEW SERIAL NUMBER SPECIFIC MANUFACTURER FEDERAL CERTIFICATION TAG AND CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY TAG ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. IF CUSTOMERS DO NOT FEEL COMFORTABLE INSTALLING THE TAGS YOU MAY TAKE YOUR MOTOR HOME TO ANY FLEETWOOD DEALER AND THEY WILL PERFORM THIS SERVICE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 800-509-3418.
Notes:
FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 90305. OWNERS 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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