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Recalls - 1993 ROADMASTER HT-S-201

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

TRAILER HITCHES

Recall Number

96E008000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE QUICK DISCONNECT IS SUBJECT TO METAL FATIGUE AROUND THE BOLT HOLES.

Defect Consequence

THE QUICK DISCONNECT CAN BREAK ACROSS THE BOLT HOLES CAUSING THE TOW BAR TO SEPARATE WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE LOSS OF THE TOWED VEHICLE INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE TOW BARS WITH NEWLY DESIGNED TOW BARS WHICH WILL HAVE STRONGER STEEL, ADDITIONAL STEEL SUPPORT GUSSETS AND SAFETY PLATES.

Notes

SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; TRAILER HITCHES AND ATTACHMENTS.EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: TOW BARS UTILIZING A QUICK DISCONNECT.NOTE: OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE A NEW TOW BAR FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN AREASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT ROADMASTER AT 1-503-288-9898. ALSO CONTACTTHE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.


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