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2005 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall - Campaign #05V166000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2005 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION RECALL - #05V166000

RECALL FOR STEERING : HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES, A PNEUMATIC LINE CAN BECOME PINCHED BETWEEN THE HYDRAULIC FILTER AND A COMPARTMENT DOOR STRUT. THE CHAFFING CAUSED BY OPENING AND CLOSING OF THE COMPARTMENT DOOR CAN CAUSE THE FILTER TO RUPTURE AND RESULT IN A HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK.

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Vehicle 2005 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION
Manufacturer FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufactured between 7/20/2003 - 2/7/2005
Recalled on 4/25/2005
Influenced by FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Owners Notified on 6/15/2005
# Affected 729
Recalled for STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
 
Description ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES, A PNEUMATIC LINE CAN BECOME PINCHED BETWEEN THE HYDRAULIC FILTER AND A COMPARTMENT DOOR STRUT. THE CHAFFING CAUSED BY OPENING AND CLOSING OF THE COMPARTMENT DOOR CAN CAUSE THE FILTER TO RUPTURE AND RESULT IN A HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK.
Consequences THIS LOSS OF HYDRAULIC FLUID CAUSES THE POWER STEERING FEATURE TO NOT FUNCTION. THIS CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, PERSONAL INJURY OR A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT, REPLACE OR REPAIR DAMAGED LINES AND RELOCATE THE AFFECTED HYDRAULIC LINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 15, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-435-7345.
Notes FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 50415.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.
See also 2005 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE, LPG WATER HEATER

2005 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for STEERING, GEAR BOX, SHAFT SECTOR

2005 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
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