Monday, February 23, 2009

FLEETWOOD MOTORHOME RECALL




FLEETWOOD / BOUNDER DIESEL 2007-2008
FLEETWOOD / DISCOVERY 2007-2008
FLEETWOOD / EXCURSION 2007-2008
FLEETWOOD / EXPEDITION 2007-2008
FLEETWOOD / PROVIDENCE 2007-2008
Manufacturer: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC. Mfr's Report Date: FEB 12, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V056000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number of Units Affected:
Summary:
 FLEETWOOD IS RECALLING MY 2007-2008 PROVIDENCE, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, DISCOVERY AND BOULDER DIESEL MOTOR HOMES. THE BATTERY CABLE IS ROUTED TOO CLOSE TO A SHARP EDGE LOCATED ON TOP OF A SHELF INSTALLED OVER THE DRIVESHAFT.
Consequence:
 THIS CAN CAUSE ABRASION TO THE BATTERY CABLE INSULATION, LEADING TO AN ELECTRICAL SHORT AND POSSIBLY A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE CABLE AWAY FROM THE SHARP EDGE LOCATION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FOR YOU FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 800-509-3418.
Notes:
 FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 90209. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO 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 .
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