Auto Recalls for Consumers

1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall - Campaign #99V161002

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION RECALL - #99V161002

RECALL FOR SUSPENSION : FRONT : SPRINGS : AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH AIR SUSPENSIONS. THE FRONT WHEEL SPINDLE BEARING MAY HAVE EXCESSIVE PRELOAD DUE TO IMPROPER END PLAY SETTINGS.

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Vehicle 1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION
Manufacturer FLEETWOOD ENT., INC.
Manufactured between 2/1/1999 - 6/30/1999
Recalled on 7/21/1999
Influenced by FLEETWOOD ENT., INC.
Owners Notified on 6/9/1999
# Affected 388
Recalled for SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH AIR SUSPENSIONS. THE FRONT WHEEL SPINDLE BEARING MAY HAVE EXCESSIVE PRELOAD DUE TO IMPROPER END PLAY SETTINGS.
Consequences THIS BEARING PRELOAD IN COMBINATION WITH IMPROPER LUBRICATING OIL LEVELS CAN CAUSE PREMATURE FAILURE OF THE OUTER BEARING, AFFECTING THE STEERING ON THE MOTOR HOMES.
Corrective action TUTHILL IS CONDUCTING THE NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS RECALL. TUTHILL WILL INSPECT THE DEFLECTOR RING AND RESEATING, ADJUST THE WHEEL BEARINGS, ADD LUBRICATION, AND REPLACE THE HUBCAP.
Notes TUTHILL HAS REPORTED THAT OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 9, 1999. 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 TUTHILL AT 1-800-255-7824, EXT. 390.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for TIRES

1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT

1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
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