Saturday, March 13, 2010

 

RECALL: 2010 ITASCA SUNOVA/SUNSTAR & WINNEBAGO SIGHTSEER/VISTA MOTOR HOMES: INCOMPLETE 120 VOLT CIRCUIT: POSSIBILITY OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
ITASCA / SUNOVA D33C 2010
ITASCA / SUNSTAR E30W 2010
WINNEBAGO / SIGHTSEER D33C 2010
WINNEBAGO / VISTA E30W 2010
Manufacturer: WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC. Mfr's Report Date: FEB 18, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V088000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 79
Summary:
WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 SIGHTSEER D33C, VISTA E30W AND ITASCA SUNOVA D33C AND SUNSTAR E30W MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED JULY 16, 2009 THROUGH JANUARY 14, 2010. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE WIRING FROM AN INCOMPLETE 120V CIRCUIT THAT MAY BECOME ENERGIZED. THIS WIRE ASSEMBLY WAS PLACED FOR AN OPTION THAT WAS NOT ORDERED OR INSTALLED. THE CONNECTOR AT THE END OF THIS CIRCUIT IS NOT COVERED LEAVING AN OPENING THAT SOMEONE COULD MAKE CONTACT WITH AN ENERGIZED CONDUCTOR.
Consequence:
A PERSON TOUCHING THIS CONNECTOR MAY SUFFER AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK, RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE MISSING CONDUCTORS AND RECEPTACLE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO AT 641-585-6939.
Notes:
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 .

 

RECALL: 2010 TRIPLE E RV REGENCY GT MOTOR HOMES: FLEXSTEEL EASY-BED SOFA MISSING ROLLOVER SAFETY LOCKING LATCH

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
TRIPLE E RV / REGENCY GT 2010
Manufacturer: TRIPLE E RECREATIONAL VEHICLES Mfr's Report Date: MAR 05, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V093000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4
Summary:
TRIPLE E IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 REGENCY GT 29DB AND GT28DB MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH FLEXSTEEL EASY-BED SOFA FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, ┬┐SEATING SYSTEM.┬┐ THE EASY BED SOFA WAS MANUFACTURED WITHOUT A ROLLOVER SAFETY LOCKING LATCH.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE ROLL OVER THE EASY BED MAY WANT TO OPEN, WITH THE WEIGHT OF A SEAT BELTED OCCUPANT CAUSING THE OCCUPANT TO BE INJURED FROM THE SEAT BELT.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A LOCKING LATCH ON THE EASY BED SOFA FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE MARCH 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRIPLE E AT 204-325-4361.
Notes:
TRIPLE E RECALL NO. CA#7420. 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 .

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

 

RECALL: 2010-2011 HOLIDAY RAMBLER CAMPMASTER TRAILER: FEDERAL WEIGHT LABEL INCORRECT

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
HOLIDAY RAMBLER / CAMPMASTER 2010-2011
Manufacturer: NAVISTAR, INC Mfr's Report Date: MAR 02, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V084000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 50
Summary:
MONACO RV IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 HOLIDAY RAMBLER CAMPMASTER RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH PART 567, "CERTIFICATION," AND FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THE LABELS THAT LIST THE TRAILER'S GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS, TIRE INFORMATION, AND CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY MAY BE INCORRECT.
Consequence:
TIRE BLOWOUT MAY HAPPEN WITHOUT WARNING CAUSING A CRASH POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS, OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE MARCH 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO RV AT 1-877-466-6226.
Notes:
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 .

Monday, March 08, 2010

 

RECALL: 2009-2010 COACHMEN FREELANDER & PRISM MOTOR HOMES: SPRINTER CHASSIS: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
COACHMEN / FREELANDER 2009-2010
COACHMEN / PRISM 2009-2010
Manufacturer: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLC Mfr's Report Date: JAN 26, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V078000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11
Summary:
COACHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 PRISM AND FREELANDER RECREATIONAL VEHICLES BUILT ON 2008 SPRINTER CHASSIS. THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE MAY NOT ACTUATE THE EGR VALVE SUFFICIENTLY TO PREVENT SOOT ACCUMULATION, RESULTING IN IMPROPER VALVE OPERATION OR STICKING.
Consequence:
IMPROPER VALVE OPERATION MAY CAUSE EXCESSIVE EXHAUST EMISSIONS, ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP AND A VEHICLE LIMP-IN CONDITION INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH CHRYSLER TO REMEDY THIS CAMPAIGN AND WILL REPROGRAM THE VEHICLE'S ENGINE CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 8, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COACHMEN AT 800-453-6064 AND CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes:
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 .

 

RECALL: 2010 AIRSTREAM FLYING CLOUD TRAILER: UNDER RATED AXLES

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
AIRSTREAM / FLYING CLOUD 2010
Manufacturer: AIRSTREAM, INC. Mfr's Report Date: FEB 26, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V081000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 15
Summary:
AIRSTREAM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 FLYING CLOUD TRAVEL TRAILERS. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AXLES RATED AT 3,800 LBS. THE VEHICLES SHOULD HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AXLES RATED AT 4,400 LBS.
Consequence:
TOWING A VEHICLE WITH THE AXLE LOADED BEYOND THE SPECIFIED WEIGHT RATING MAY RESULT IN AXLE FAILURE LEADING TO POOR VEHICLE HANDLING INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AXLES WITH ONE'S RATED AT 4,400 LBS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AIRSTREAM AT 1-877-246-7731.
Notes:
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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