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Recalls - 1998 FEATHERLITE 5000

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

STEERING:LINKAGES

Recall Number

00V215001

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

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH DANA STEERING RELAY LEVERS. THE LEVERS CAN DEVELOP SURFACE CRACKING.

Defect Consequence

THIS CRACKING CONDITION COULD CAUSE A PORTION OF THE STEERING LEVER TO BREAK OFF, POSSIBLY CAUSING LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING RELAY LEVERS.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 14, 2000. 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 FEATHERLITE AT 800-237-8978. ALSO 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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