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HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER - 1997 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER Problems & Complaints

 
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by HOLIDAY RAMBLER

There are 5 complaints filed for the 1997 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 1997 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 1997 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING: EXHAUST SYSTEM: EMISSION CONTROL: CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

10/3/2000 - PASENDA, TX
ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS THERE HAS BEEN A STRONG SMELL OF CARBON MONOXIDE IN THE MOTORHOME. MANUFACTURER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED ABOUT THIS PROBLEM, BUT MOTORHOME HAS NOT BEEN SERVICED.

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EQUIPMENT: MECHANICAL: JACKS

2/10/2000 - SELLERSVILLE, PA
I AM NOT THE VEHICLE OWNER. OWNER HAD UNIT UP ON HWH LEVELING SYSTEM TO RUN A WIRE FROM FRONT TO REAR. NO WARNING LABELS ON VEHICLE INDICATED THE HWH SYSTEM CAN FAIL COLLAPSE AS A REST OF A MINOR NUDGE. I WAS UNDER UNIT WHEN ALL 4 JACKS FOLDED UNDER. I RECEIVED EXTENSIVE CRUSH INJURY TO RIGHT SHOULDER. LATER FOUND THERE IS A SMALL WARNING STICKER ON LIFT CONTROLS IN THE CAB, BUT NO WARNING EXISTS ON OR NEAR THE WHEEL WELLS. ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT THERE ARE 2 TYPES OF HWH LEVELING SYSTEMS, BIG FOOT AND KICK DOWNS. THIS INCIDENT COULD NOT HAPPEN WITH THE BIG FOOT AS THEY ARE HARD MOUNTED TO THE CHASSIS AND DEPLOYED STRAIGHT DOWN. THE KICK DOWNS SWING INTO POSITION, BUT HAVE NO SAFETY DETENT TO PREVENT A FOLD OVER. MEDICAL BILLS TO DATE ARE IN EXCESS OF $15,000.00. NOTE: HOLIDAY PLACES A TIRE PRESSURE WARNING ON EACH WHEEL WELL, BUT NO INDICATION OF THE RISK OF LEVELER COLLAPSE.

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EQUIPMENT: OTHER: LABELS

2/10/2000 - SELLERSVILLE, PA
I AM NOT THE VEHICLE OWNER. OWNER HAD UNIT UP ON HWH LEVELING SYSTEM TO RUN A WIRE FROM FRONT TO REAR. NO WARNING LABELS ON VEHICLE INDICATED THE HWH SYSTEM CAN FAIL COLLAPSE AS A REST OF A MINOR NUDGE. I WAS UNDER UNIT WHEN ALL 4 JACKS FOLDED UNDER. I RECEIVED EXTENSIVE CRUSH INJURY TO RIGHT SHOULDER. LATER FOUND THERE IS A SMALL WARNING STICKER ON LIFT CONTROLS IN THE CAB, BUT NO WARNING EXISTS ON OR NEAR THE WHEEL WELLS. ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT THERE ARE 2 TYPES OF HWH LEVELING SYSTEMS, BIG FOOT AND KICK DOWNS. THIS INCIDENT COULD NOT HAPPEN WITH THE BIG FOOT AS THEY ARE HARD MOUNTED TO THE CHASSIS AND DEPLOYED STRAIGHT DOWN. THE KICK DOWNS SWING INTO POSITION, BUT HAVE NO SAFETY DETENT TO PREVENT A FOLD OVER. MEDICAL BILLS TO DATE ARE IN EXCESS OF $15,000.00. NOTE: HOLIDAY PLACES A TIRE PRESSURE WARNING ON EACH WHEEL WELL, BUT NO INDICATION OF THE RISK OF LEVELER COLLAPSE.

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TIRES: SIDEWALL

10/26/1999 - ISLAND PAR, NY
SIDEWALLS SEPARATED ON FRONT TIRES. (MICHELIN X P5 235 X 85 CX 16) NLM

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING: ENGINE: GASOLINE

1/13/1999 - TAMPA, FL
WITHOUT ANY INDICATION THE ENGINE DIES, NO STEERING CONTROL, NO BRAKES. WILL START BACK UP WHEN PUT INTO NEUTRAL. PROBLEM OCCURRED THREE TIMES. DEALER ATTEMPTING TO REPAIR VEHICLE.

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POWER TRAIN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

9/8/1997 - BAREFOOT BAY, FL
MOTORHOME HAS A SEVERE ROCKING AND TRACKING PROBLEM. IT IS VERY HARD TO CONTROL AT ALL SPEEDS. DEALERS UNABLE TO CORRECT PROBLEM.

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SUSPENSION

9/8/1997 - BAREFOOT BAY, FL
MOTORHOME HAS A SEVERE ROCKING AND TRACKING PROBLEM. IT IS VERY HARD TO CONTROL AT ALL SPEEDS. DEALERS UNABLE TO CORRECT PROBLEM.

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