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2004 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall - Campaign #05V309000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2004 KEYSTONE MONTANA RECALL - #05V309000

RECALL FOR WHEELS

ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH 16", 6-BOLT ALUMINUM WHEEL OPTION WITH 5.5" BOLT CIRCLES, FOREIGN MATERIAL MAY BE PRESENT IN THE 'CLAMP JOINT' (MATING SURFACE BETWEEN THE WHEEL AND HUB FACE. THIS CAN HINDER THE PROPER TORQUE OF THE LUG NUTS IF THE NUTS ARE NOT INSTALLED WITH THE PROPER TORQUE DURING MANUFACTURE, RE-TIGHTENED DURING THE INITIAL 'SEATING IN' PERIOD AND/OR THERE IS A FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES.

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Vehicle 2004 KEYSTONE MONTANA
Manufacturer KEYSTONE RV COMPANY
Manufactured between 5/1/2003 - 4/30/2004
Recalled on 7/6/2005
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 9/7/2005
# Affected 2,668
Recalled for WHEELS
 
Description ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH 16", 6-BOLT ALUMINUM WHEEL OPTION WITH 5.5" BOLT CIRCLES, FOREIGN MATERIAL MAY BE PRESENT IN THE 'CLAMP JOINT' (MATING SURFACE BETWEEN THE WHEEL AND HUB FACE. THIS CAN HINDER THE PROPER TORQUE OF THE LUG NUTS IF THE NUTS ARE NOT INSTALLED WITH THE PROPER TORQUE DURING MANUFACTURE, RE-TIGHTENED DURING THE INITIAL 'SEATING IN' PERIOD AND/OR THERE IS A FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES.
Consequences IF THE LUG NUTS DO NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT TORQUE, THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REMOVE ALL PAINT AND FOREIGN MATERIAL FROM THE WHEEL AND HUB MATING SURFACE. THEN THE LUG NUTS WILL BE PROPERLY TORQUED. THE RECALL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 7, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KEYSTONE AT 1-574-535-2100.
Notes KEYSTONE RECALL NO. 05-055. 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 2004 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

2004 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

2004 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EQUIPMENT

2004 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EQUIPMENT
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