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Recalls - 1999 COACHMEN STARFLYTE

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Recall Number

98V240002

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: RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 45 AMP MAGNETEK POWER CONVERTERS. A WEAKENED BYPASS CAPACITOR ON THE CONVERTER'S PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD CAN CAUSE A BREAKDOWN OF THE CAPACITOR ALLOWING ELECTRICAL CURRENT LEAKAGE.

Defect Consequence

ELECTRICAL CURRENT LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

MAGNETEK IS REPLACING THESE POWER CONVERTERS.

Notes

MAGNETEK IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION FOR THIS RECALL. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REPLACEMENT CONVERTERS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MAGNETEK AT 1-219-356-7100, EXT. 469, ORCOACHMEN AT 1-219-825-5821. 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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