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Recalls - 1999 WESTERN ALPENLITE

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

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Recall Number

02V017000

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

CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS AND TRUCK CAMPERS EQUIPPED WITH MODEL HP 6000 AUTOMATIC CHANGEOVER REGULATORS. THESE REGULATORS CONTAIN TWO RUBBER DIAPHRAGMS IN WHICH THE SECOND DIAPHRAGM CAN TEAR UNDER PRESSURE RESULTING IN A PROPANE LEAK.

Defect Consequence

A POSSIBLE FIRE CAN RESULT IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE.

Defect Corrective Action

EMERALD ISLE (FOR GRAND HALL) WILL BE CONDUCTING THE REMEDY CAMPAIGN. A REVISED REGULATOR WILL BE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS ARE BEING REQUESTED TO INSPECT THE GAS REGULATOR FOR THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFYING MARKS: MODEL 6000, P1.0 - 15.6, Q6.R280, AUTOMATIC CHANGEOVER BY H.P. INC. IF THESE ARE ON THE GAS REGULATORS, OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT EMERALD ISLE TOLL-FREE AT 866-828-2788.

Notes

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


Component Description

EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Recall Number

07V121000

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

CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, TRUCK CAMPERS, FIFTH WHEEL AND TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR, MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION, MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.

Defect Consequence

RELEASE OF COOLANT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

WESTERN RV WILL BE WORKING WITH DOMETIC IN ORDER TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 06E076). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. DOMETIC HAS RETAINED STERICYCLE INC. TO MANAGE THIS CAMPAIGN. STERICYCLE WILL ASSIST YOU IN LOCATING DEALERSHIPS OR SERVICE CENTERS AND WILL PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR WESTERN RV AT 1-866-567-4133.

Notes

CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


Component Description

UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Recall Number

99V306004

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: MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS. SOME OF THESE ALARMS MAY HAVE BECOME CONTAMINATED DURING SHIPPING WHICH WILL DIMINISH THE SENSITIVITY OF THE ALARM TO DETECT CARBON MONOXIDE.

Defect Consequence

PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS IN THE EVENT THE ALARM DOES NOT WORK AND ALERT THE OCCUPANTS TO THE PRESENCE OF CARBON MONOXIDE.

Defect Corrective Action

ATWOOD WILL EXCHANGE THESE CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS AT NO CHARGE TO THE CONSUMER.

Notes

ATWOOD 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 REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ATWOOD AT 1-800-780-6685 OR WESTERN RECREATIONAL AT 1-509-457-4133. 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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