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2001 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall - Campaign #08V240000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2001 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION RECALL - #08V240000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT : RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

FLEETWOOD IS RECALLING CERTAIN CLASS A GAS AND DIESEL MOTOR HOMES, CLASS C MOTOR HOMES, CONVENTIONAL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. A LOW CYCLE FATIGUE FAILURE IN THE SECTION OF THE COOLING UNIT WHICH GENERATES THE REFRIGERANT COULD ALLOW THE LIQUID SOLUTION TO SLOWLY LEAK.

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Vehicle 2001 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION
Manufacturer FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufactured between 4/12/1999 - 5/18/2001
Recalled on 6/3/2008
Influenced by FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Owners Notified on 9/25/2008
# Affected 1,263
Recalled for EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
 
Description FLEETWOOD IS RECALLING CERTAIN CLASS A GAS AND DIESEL MOTOR HOMES, CLASS C MOTOR HOMES, CONVENTIONAL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. A LOW CYCLE FATIGUE FAILURE IN THE SECTION OF THE COOLING UNIT WHICH GENERATES THE REFRIGERANT COULD ALLOW THE LIQUID SOLUTION TO SLOWLY LEAK.
Consequences EXTENDED OPERATION OF A LEAKING COOLING UNIT COULD LEAD TO A FIRE FROM GAS WHICH MIGHT ESCAPE.
Corrective action FLEETWOOD IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS. NORCOLD WILL PROVIDE THERMAL SWITCH KITS TO OWNERS ALONG WITH THE NECESSARY FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101 OR FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-509-3418.
Notes 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 2001 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

2001 FLEETWOOD AMERICAN TRADITION Recall for EQUIPMENT
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