Auto Recalls for Consumers

1998 FLEETWOOD PACE ARROW Recall - Campaign #97V178000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1998 FLEETWOOD PACE ARROW RECALL - #97V178000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT : MECHANICAL : JACKS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS A MOTOR HOMES. THE HYDRAULIC HOSES WHICH OPERATE THE LEVELING JACK SYSTEM IS ROUTED TOO CLOSE TO THE ENGINE EXHAUST MANIFOLD CAUSING THE HOSE TO MELT, RELEASING HYDRAULIC FLUID.

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Vehicle 1998 FLEETWOOD PACE ARROW
Manufacturer FLEETWOOD ENT., INC.
Manufactured between 6/1/1996 - 9/30/1997
Recalled on 10/21/1997
Influenced by FLEETWOOD ENT., INC.
Owners Notified on 10/31/1997
# Affected 1,915
Recalled for EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS A MOTOR HOMES. THE HYDRAULIC HOSES WHICH OPERATE THE LEVELING JACK SYSTEM IS ROUTED TOO CLOSE TO THE ENGINE EXHAUST MANIFOLD CAUSING THE HOSE TO MELT, RELEASING HYDRAULIC FLUID.
Consequences THIS HYDRAULIC FLUID CAN IGNITE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAUSING A FIRE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSPECT, REPLACE ANY DAMAGED HOSES, AND RELOCATE THE AFFECTED HYDRAULIC LINES.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 31, 1997. 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 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1998 FLEETWOOD PACE ARROW Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
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