AIRSTREAM INTERSTATE 2009: SEATS

Make : AIRSTREAM Model : INTERSTATE Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-04-01 - 2008-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V334000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-08-01 Date Received by ODI: 2008-07-23 Date Added to Database: 2008-07-23
Manufacturers Involved: Airstream, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14
Summary:
      AIRSTREAM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MY 2008-2009 CLASS B VANS BUILT WITH FACTORY INSTALLED DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISMS. THESE VANS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."
Consequence:
      IT IS POSSIBLE THAT DURING A FRONTAL IMPACT, THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISM COULD FAIL CAUSING SEVERE INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANTS.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISMS WITH MODIFIED SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISMS THAT HAVE BEEN REINFORCED AND CONTAINS A STRONGER SWIVEL LOCKING BOLT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AIRSTREAM AT 1-937-596-6111.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207
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.