Recalls

Blue Bird is recalling 162 model year 1999-2002 Wanderlodge motorhomes
equipped with Norcold Model 1200LR or1200LRIM gas/electric
refrigerators. A fatigue failure in the section of the cooling unit
which contains the refrigerant could allow the liquid solution to slowly
leak. Extended operation of a leaking cooling unit could lead to a fire
from gas which might escape. Blue Bird is working with Norcold to
repair these refrigerators. Norcold will provide thermal switch kits to
owners along with the necessary forms and instructions. Owners may
contact Norcold at 1-800-767-9101 or Blue Bird at

1-478-825-2021. This recall was the subject of an Equipment
Query, EQ08-009, conducted by the Office of Defects Investigation.
08V-286

Coach House is recalling 297 model year 2003-2007 Platinum
motorhomes equipped with a two-door refrigerator manufactured by the
Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the boiler
tube. Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area where
an ignition source (gas flame) is present. If this solution is exposed
to an ignition source under certain specific circumstances, it can
result in a vehicle fire. Coach House is working with Dometic to repair
these refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will repair these
refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a thermal fuse,
and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to manage this
campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating dealerships or
service centers and will provide assistance with scheduling of
appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or
Coach House at 1-941-485-0984. This recall was the subject of an
Equipment Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of Defects
Investigation. 08V-288

Damon is recalling 804 model year 1999 Intruder, Ultrasport,
and Escaper motorhomes equipped with Norcold refrigerators. A fatigue
failure in the section of the cooling unit which contains the
refrigerant could allow the liquid solution to slowly leak. Extended
operation of a leaking cooling unit could lead to a fire from gas which
might escape. Damon is working with Norcold to repair these
refrigerators (please see 08E-030). Norcold will provide thermal switch
kits to owners along with the necessary forms and instructions. Owners
may contact Norcold at 1-800-767- 9101 or Damon at 1-800-860-3812. This
recall was the subject of an Equipment Query, EQ08-009, conducted by the
Office of Defects Investigation. 08V-28

Fleetwood is recalling 226 model year 2008-2009 American
Allegiance, American Eagle, American Heritage, American Tradition,
Bounder, Bounder Diesel, Discovery, Excursion, Expedition, Fiesta LX,
Pace Arrow, Providence, Revolution LE, Southwind, Class A motorhomes,
and Icon, Jamboree, Jamboree GT, Jamboree Sport, Pulse, Tioga, and Tioga
Ranger Class C motorhomes. These motorhomes fail to comply with the
requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 567,
‘Certification.’ The Occupant and Cargo Carrying Capacity were
calculated incorrectly allowing additional load carrying capacity.
Overloading may have an adverse affect on motorhome handling, increasing
the risk of a crash. Fleetwood will mail a corrected Federal
certification label along with installation instructions to the affected
motorhome owners. Owners who do not feel comfortable installing this
label may take their motorhome to any Fleetwood dealer and the dealer
will install the label for them. The recall is expected to begin during
July 2008. Owners may contact Fleetwood at 1-800-509-3418. 08V-292

Silver Crown is recalling 39 model year 2005-2006 motorhomes
equipped with a two-door refrigerator manufactured by the Dometic
Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the boiler tube.
Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area where an
ignition source (gas flame) is present. If this solution is exposed to
an ignition source under certain specific circumstances, it can result
in a vehicle fire. Silver Crown is working with Dometic to repair these
refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will repair these
refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a thermal fuse,
and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to manage this
campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating dealerships or
service centers and will provide assistance with scheduling of
appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or
Silver Crown at 1-269-483-7900. This recall was the subject of an
Equipment Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of Defects
Investigation. 08V-293

Host Industries is recalling 546 model year 2004-2007 Bachelor
(8.5′), McKinley (8.5′), Rainier (9.5′), Tahoe (10.5′), Yukon (11.5′),
Yellowstone (11.5′) campers, and model year 2007 Model 270 Class C
motorhomes equipped with a two-door refrigerator manufactured by the
Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the boiler
tube. Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area where
an ignition source (gas flame) is present. If this solution is exposed
to an ignition source under certain specific circumstances, it can
result in a vehicle fire. Host Industries is working with Dometic to
repair these refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will repair
these refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a thermal
fuse, and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to manage
this campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating dealerships
or service centers and will provide assistance with scheduling of
appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or
Host Industries 1-541-330-2328. This recall was the subject of an
Equipment Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of Defects
Investigation. 08V-294

Monaco is recalling 152 model year 2006-2008 Holiday Rambler
Arista, Atlantis, and Safari Passage and Ivory motorhomes. There is an
error in the routing of the liquid propane (LP) line from below and
through the main floor and the slide-out floor. The LP line can become
entangled with the 12-volt and 120-volt wiring which could cause the
hose to kink and/or become damaged which could lead to an LP leak. If
the LP line was to leak and a spark occurs, this could lead a fire or
explosion. Dealers will install a kit to replace and reroute the LP
line. The recall is expected to begin during August 2008. Owners may
contact Monaco at 1-800-685-6545. 08V-298

Foretravel is recalling 17 model year 2000-2002 U320, model
year 2002-2005 U270, model year 2004 U295 and model year 2006-2008
Nimbus motorhomes equipped with a two-door refrigerator manufactured by
the Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the
boiler tube. Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area
where an ignition source (gas flame) is present. If this solution is
exposed to an ignition source under certain specific circumstances, it
can result in a vehicle fire. Foretravel is working with Dometic in
order to repair these refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will
repair these refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a
thermal fuse, and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to
manage this campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating
dealerships or service centers and will provide assistance with
scheduling of appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at
1-888-446-5157 or Foretravel at 936-564-8367. This recall was the
subject of an Equipment Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of
Defects Investigation. 08V-317

Trails West is recalling 607 Sierra, Santa Fe, and Classic
motorhomes equipped with a two-door refrigerator manufactured by the
Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the boiler
tube. Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area where
an ignition source (gas flame) is present. If this solution is exposed
to an ignition source under certain specific circumstances, it can
result in a vehicle fire. Trails West is working with Dometic in order
to repair these refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will repair
these refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a thermal
fuse, and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to manage
this campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating dealerships
or service centers and will provide assistance with scheduling of
appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or
trails west at 1-208-852-2200. This recall was the subject of an
Equipment Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of Defects
Investigation. 08V-318

Rexall is recalling certain motorhomes equipped with a two-door
refrigerator manufactured by the Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator
may have a defect in the boiler tube. Pressurized coolant solution could
be released into an area where an ignition source (gas flame) is
present. If this solution is exposed to an ignition source under certain
specific circumstances, it can result in a vehicle fire.

Rexhall is working with Dometic in order to repair these
refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will repair these
refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a thermal fuse,
and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to manage this
campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating dealerships or
service centers and will provide assistance with scheduling of
appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or
Rexhall at 1-661-726-0565. This recall was the subject of an Equipment
Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of Defects Investigation.
08V-319

Fleetwood is recalling 70,101 model year 2003-2007 Southwind,
Pace Arrow, Bounder, Flair, Storm, Fiesta, Terra gas Class A motorhomes;
Bounder, Discovery, Providence, Excursion, Expedition, Revolution,
American Eagle, American Heritage, American Tradition diesel Class A
motorhomes; Jamboree, Tioga Class C motorhomes; and Prowler, Wilderness,
Terry, Mallard, Pioneer, Pride and Triumph conventional and fifth wheel
travel trailers equipped with a two-door refrigerators manufactured by
the Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the
boiler tube. Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area
where an ignition source (gas flame) is present. If this solution is
exposed to an ignition source under certain specific circumstances, it
can result in a vehicle fire. Fleetwood is working with Dometic in order
to repair these refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will repair
these refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a thermal
fuse, and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to manage
this campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating dealerships
or service centers and will provide assistance with scheduling of
appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or
Fleetwood at 1-800-322-8216. This recall was the subject of an
Equipment Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of Defects
Investigation. 08V-320

Country Coach is recalling 65 model year 2008-2009 Allure,
model year 2008 Inspire and Tribute motorhomes equipped with Caterpillar
C9 diesel engines. The fuel pump outlet check plug may be cracked which
could cause fuel to spray and leak. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an
ignition source, could result in a fire. Country Coach is working with
Caterpillar (please see 08E042). Caterpillar will replace the fuel pump
plug. The recall is expected to begin during August 2008. Owners may
contact Caterpillar at

1-800-447-4986 or Country Coach at 1-800-452-8015. 08V-327

NRC is recalling certain motorhomes equipped with Norcold
refrigerators. A fatigue failure in the section of the cooling unit
which contains the refrigerant could allow the liquid solution to slowly
leak. Extended operation of a leaking cooling unit could lead to a fire
from gas which might escape. NRC is working with Norcold to repair
these refrigerators (please see 08E030). Norcold will provide thermal
switch kits to owners along with the necessary forms and instructions.
Owners may contact Norcold at 1-800-767- 9101 or NRC at 1-574-825-3646.
This recall was the subject of an Equipment Query, EQ08-009, conducted
by the Office of Defects Investigation. 08V-332

Four Winds is recalling 69 model year 2008 Presidio 360,
Mandalay, and model year 2008-2009 Presidio 400 motorhome chassis
equipped with SAF-Holland ADL Series rear suspensions. In some instances
the transverse beam was not properly welded which could result in a
failure of the weld. If the weld fails, vehicle stability while
cornering could be affected resulting in loss of vehicle control,
possibly resulting in a crash. In addition, the transverse beam could
drop to the ground causing sparks that could cause a fire hazard. Four
Winds is working with Daimler Trucks and SAF-Holland to have a visual
inspection of the ADL transverse beam performed. If a weld defect is
identified, SAF-Holland will provide a service replacement kit that
contains a new transverse beam, all necessary installation hardware,
beam replacement, and instructions free of charge (please see 08E031 and
08V269). Owners may contact SAF-Holland at 1-231-773-3271, Daimler
Trucks at 1-800-547-0712, or Four Winds at 1-800-860-5658. 08V-335

Winnebago is recalling 1,040 model year 2008 Itasca Cambria,
Impulse, Spirit, and Winnebago Access, Aspect, Outlook, and model year
2009 Chalet motorhomes built on model year 2008 Ford E450 chassis for
failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety
Standard No. 120, “Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles Other Than
Passenger Cars.” The vehicle certification label reflects the incorrect
tire pressure. Failure to follow proper vehicle loading specifications
and tire inflation recommendations can result in tire damage and vehicle
instability, increasing the risk of a crash. Owners will be provided
with correct vehicle certification labels and installation instructions.
A dealer can install this label for owners if they so desire. The
recall began on June 27, 2008. Owners may contact Winnebago at
1-641-585-6939. 08V-337

Newmar is recalling 64 model year 2009 All Star Mid-Engine,
Dutch Aire Diesel Pusher, Dutch Star Diesel Pusher, Essex Diesel Pusher,
Mountain Aire Diesel Pusher, and Ventana Diesel Pusher motorhomes built
on Spartan motorhome chassis. Certain chassis fasteners may fracture
resulting in poor handling of the vehicle, loss of steering, and/or
reduced level of suspension performance. Loss of steering will increase
the risk of a crash. Newmar is working with Spartan to have these
motorhomes inspected and the fasteners replaced as needed. Owners may
contact Spartan at 1-800-543-4277 or Newmar at 1-574-773-7791. 08V-343

Forest River is recalling 57 model year 2007-2008 motorhomes
built on Freightliner XC chassis and equipped with SAF-Holland rear
suspensions. In some instances the transverse beam was not properly
welded which could result in a failure of the weld. If the weld fails,
vehicle stability while cornering could be affected resulting in loss of
vehicle control, possibly resulting in a crash. In addition, the
transverse beam could drop to the ground causing sparks that could cause
a fire hazard. Forest River is working with Daimler Trucks and
SAF-Holland to have a visual inspection of the ADL transverse beam
performed. If a weld defect is identified, SAF-Holland will provide a
service replacement kit that contains a new transverse beam, all
necessary installation hardware, beam replacement, and instructions free
of charge (please see 08E031 and 08V269). Owners may contact
SAF-Holland at 1-231-773-3271, Daimler Trucks at 1-800-547-0712, or
Forest River at 1-574-389-4600. 08V-345

Gulf Stream is recalling 68 model year 2007-2008 Crescendo,
Tour Master and Yellowstone motorhomes built on Freightliner chassis.
The AAC front axle steering arm bolts with a latch lever pivot bolt
assembly may have been over-tightened which may result in fatigue or
fracture of the steering arm bolts. Should these bolts fracture, the
resulting loss of steering control could cause a crash. Gulf Stream is
working with Daimler Trucks to repair these vehicles free of charge
(please see 07V306). Owners may contact Daimler Trucks at 1-800-547-0712
or Gulf Stream at 1-574-773-7761. 08V-354

Monaco is recalling 80 model year 2007 Holiday Rambler model
year 2007 Atlantis, Augusta B+, Augusta Touring Sedan, Safari Damara B+,
Damara Touring Sedan, Ivory Class C motorhomes, and model year 2000
Harney Coach Riata Class A motorhome equipped with a two-door
refrigerator manufactured by the Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator
may have a defect in the boiler tube. Pressurized coolant solution could
be released into an area where an ignition source (gas flame) is
present. Release of coolant under certain conditions could ignite and
result in a fire. Monaco will be working with Dometic in order to repair
these refrigerators (please see 08E032). Dometic will repair these
refrigerators by installing a secondary burn housing, a thermal fuse,
and a melt fuse. Dometic has retained Stericycle Inc. to manage this
campaign. Stericycle will assist the owner in locating dealerships or
service centers and will provide assistance with scheduling of
appointments. Owners may contact Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or
Monaco at 1-800-685-6545. This recall was the subject of an Equipment
Query, EQ08-010, conducted by the Office of Defects Investigation.
08V-364

Four Winds is recalling 1,633 model year 2004-2007 Mandalay,
model year 2005-2007 Presidio, and model year 2006-2007 Valencia
motorhomes equipped with a two-door refrigerator manufactured by the
Dometic Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the boiler
tube. Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area where
an ignition source (gas flame) is present. Release of coolant under
certain conditions could ignite and result in a fire. Four Winds is
working with Dometic in order to repair these refrigerators (please see
08E032). Dometic will repair these refrigerators by installing a
secondary burn housing, a thermal fuse, and a melt fuse. Dometic has
retained Stericycle Inc. to manage this campaign. Stericycle will assist
the owner in locating dealerships or service centers and will provide
assistance with scheduling of appointments. Owners may contact
Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or Four Winds at 1-800-850-5658.
This recall was the subject of an Equipment Query, EQ08-010, conducted
by the Office of Defects Investigation. 08V-368

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