Auto Recalls for Consumers

2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall - Campaign #07V286000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA RECALL - #07V286000

RECALL FOR WHEELS

CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS BUILT WITH 16" STEEL WHEELS MAY LEAK AT THE VALVE STEM DURING INFLATION OR WHEN CHECKING THE AIR PRESSURE DUE TO IMPROPER SEATING OF THE VALVE STEM. SOME MODELS HAVE ALUMINUM WHEELS WITH A STEEL SPARE AND ONLY THE SPARE IS AFFECTED. INDICATION OF THE DEFECT OCCURS WHEN APPLYING SIDEWAYS PRESSURE TO THE VALVE STEM (SUCH AS CHECKING THE TIRE PRESSURE). AIR WILL LEAK THROUGH THE VALVE HOLE IN THE RIM.

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Vehicle 2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA
Manufacturer KEYSTONE RV COMPANY
Manufactured between 3/26/2007 - 4/19/2007
Recalled on 7/3/2007
Influenced by KEYSTONE RV COMPANY
Owners Notified on 7/2/2007
# Affected 995
Recalled for WHEELS
 
Description CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS BUILT WITH 16" STEEL WHEELS MAY LEAK AT THE VALVE STEM DURING INFLATION OR WHEN CHECKING THE AIR PRESSURE DUE TO IMPROPER SEATING OF THE VALVE STEM. SOME MODELS HAVE ALUMINUM WHEELS WITH A STEEL SPARE AND ONLY THE SPARE IS AFFECTED. INDICATION OF THE DEFECT OCCURS WHEN APPLYING SIDEWAYS PRESSURE TO THE VALVE STEM (SUCH AS CHECKING THE TIRE PRESSURE). AIR WILL LEAK THROUGH THE VALVE HOLE IN THE RIM.
Consequences CONTINUING TO PULL A VEHICLE WITH IMPROPERLY INFLATED TIRES WILL RESULT IN POOR VEHICLE HANDLING AND INCREASED RISK OF PROPERTY DAMAGE AND A A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR IF THE TIRE FAILS AS A RESULT OF UNDER-INFLATION.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SNAP-IN VALVE STEM WITH A BOLT-IN VALVE STEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 2, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KEYSTONE RV AT 1-866-425-4369.
Notes KEYSTONE RECALL NO. 07-083.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 2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING, TAIL LIGHTS

2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for WHEELS, CAP/COVER/HUB

2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EQUIPMENT, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

2007 KEYSTONE MONTANA Recall for EQUIPMENT
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