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1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall - Campaign #99V277000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION RECALL - #99V277000

RECALL FOR TIRES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES. THE SUBJECT MOTOR HOMES, WHEN BUILT WITH A DISPROPORTIONATE FRONT AXLE WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION, FULLY EQUIPPED, LOADED WITH CARGO, AND OPERATED WITH IMPROPER TIRE PRESSURES, CAN EXPERIENCE AN OVERLOAD CONDITION ON A FRONT TIRE.

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Vehicle 1999 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION
Manufacturer FLEETWOOD ENT., INC.
Manufactured between 7/1/1995 - 9/30/1999
Recalled on 10/26/1999
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 12/3/1999
# Affected 3,746
Recalled for TIRES
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES. THE SUBJECT MOTOR HOMES, WHEN BUILT WITH A DISPROPORTIONATE FRONT AXLE WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION, FULLY EQUIPPED, LOADED WITH CARGO, AND OPERATED WITH IMPROPER TIRE PRESSURES, CAN EXPERIENCE AN OVERLOAD CONDITION ON A FRONT TIRE.
Consequences OVERLOADING OF A TIRE CAN LEAD TO TIRE FAILURE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL EQUIP THE SUBJECT MOTOR HOMES WITH NEW LARGER CAPACITY FRONT TIRES, WILL ADJUST THE WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION ON THE FRONT AXLE (IF NECESSARY), APPLY NEW CERTIFICATION LABELS, AND REINFORCE CONSUMER EDUCATION ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF TIRE MAINTENANCE, INCLUDING ROTATION, ALIGNMENT, AND TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE.
Notes FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 91015.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 3, 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 FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-322-8216.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 SUSPENSION, FRONT, SPRINGS, AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM

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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