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Recalls - 1997 SUNNYBROOK 33RKFS

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:FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Recall Number

04V158000

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

ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH BEDROOM SLIDE OUT ROOMS, THE FRONT CROSS-MEMBER CONNECTED TO THE HITCH PIN BOX MAY NOT BE OF ADEQUATE STRENGTH.

Defect Consequence

IF OVERLOADED, EXTENSIVE USE, ADDED HITCH WEIGHT, AND/OR ROAD UNEVENNESS, STRESS ON THE C-CHANNEL COULD CAUSE THE HITCH PIN BOX TO HAVE CROWNING OR STRESS FRACTURES CAUSING THE UPPER FRAME TO DROP DOWN MORE THAN ONE INCH WHEN CONNECTED TO THE TOW VEHICLE. THIS COULD AFFECT THE STEERING CAPABILITY OF THE TOWING VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL ADD A 2" X 3" X 86" 11 GAUGE STEEL TUBE TO THE EXISTING FRONT CROSS-MEMBER AND INSPECT/REPAIR ALL WELDS, JOINTS AND STRUCTURE OF THE UPPER FRAME DECKING. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 15, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUNNYBROOK AT 574-825-5250.

Notes

CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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