COACHMEN PATHFINDER 2007: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Make : COACHMEN Model : PATHFINDER Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-03-01 - 2007-11-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V192000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2008-04-28 Date Added to Database: 2008-04-28
Manufacturers Involved: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 145
Summary:
      COACHMEN IS RECALLING 145 MY 2007 CROSS COUNTRY AND MY 2007-2008 SPORTSCOACH ENCORE AND PATHFINDER CLASS A MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS. THE FASTENERS THAT ATTACH THE STEERING ARM OR TIE ROD ARMS TO THE SPINDLE MAY BE OVER OR UNDER-TIGHTENED.
Consequence:
      INCORRECTLY TIGHTENED STEERING ARM FASTENERS MAY FATIGUE AND FRACTURE WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
      COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH FREIGHTLINER TO REPAIR THESE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE "PLEASE SEE 07V306". OWNERS MAY CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712 OR COACHMEN AT 1-574-825-5821.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.