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Recalls - 2002 STARCRAFT APOLLO

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

EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH

Recall Number

02V034000

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 CAMPING TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH LIFT SYSTEMS PROVIDED BY GOSHEN STAMPING COMPANY AND WINCHES SUPPLIED BY DUTTON-LAINSON COMPANY. THE WINCHES INCLUDED IN THE ROOF LIFTER SYSTEMS OF SOME OF THESE TRAILERS HAVE AN INADEQUATE WELD TO THE GEAR, SO THAT A RAISED ROOF COULD DESCEND RAPIDLY.

Defect Consequence

THE RAPIDLY DESCENDING ROOF COULD RESULT IN PROPERTY DAMAGE OR SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LIFTER SYSTEM AND REPLACE ANY DEFECTIVE WINCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 7, 2002. 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 STARCRAFT AT 1-219-593-2550.

Notes

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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