AIRSTREAM INTERSTATE 2009: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : AIRSTREAM Model : INTERSTATE Year : 2009
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V596000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-01-03 Date Received by ODI: 2012-12-20 Date Added to Database: 2012-12-20
Manufacturers Involved: Airstream, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 576
Summary:
      Airstream is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 Interstate motorhomes manufactured August 2007, through December 2012 and equipped with the rear sofa floor plan. The electrical equipment underneath the sofa may come in contact with the seat belt buckle or metal cables from the seat.
Consequence:
      If the metal sofa components come in contact with the electrical components, electrical arcing could occur. Arcing may lead to a vehicle fire.
Remedy:
      Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will install a cover over the electrical components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by late January 2013. Owners may contact Airstream at 1-877-596-6111.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.