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NHTSA Issues Latest RV-Related Recalls Listings

December 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued recall notices for the following products related to the recreational vehicle industry:

  • Certain Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc. travel trailers for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. Part 567, “Certification.” These vehicles were manufactured with the incorrect axle information printed on the federal certification label.
  • Certain Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc. travel trailers, which were manufactured with incorrect axles. These vehicles were built with axles rated at 4,400 lbs. The vehicles should have been built with axles rated at 5,080 lbs. 
  • Certain Roadtrek (2007-2009) RSAD, SSAD, RSAF and SSAF motorhomes built on Chrysler Sprinter van chassis. The brake line comes in close proximity to the battery and battery tray and can rub against them.
  • Certain Country Coach (2007 and 2008) motorhomes manufactured between April 2006 and March 2008, equipped with Caterpillar C15 engines. The variable valve actuation oil line may wear against the p-clips retaining the oil line, causing an oil leak.
  • Certain Tiffin motorhomes equipped with Norcold model 1200LR and 1200lRIM refrigerators, manufactured from Dec. 1, 2001, with serial numbers between 1273701 and 1536607, non-consecutively. A fatigue failure in the section of the cooling unit which contains the refrigerant could allow the liquid solution to slowly leak.
  • 14 (2005-2006) Spartan motorhomes manufactured between Nov 12, 2004, and March 1, 2006, equipped with Caterpillar C15 engine. The variable valve actuation oil line may rub against the p-clips retaining the oil line, causing an oil leak.
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