COACHMEN PRISM 2009: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

Make : COACHMEN Model : PRISM Year : 2009
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V127000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2008-03-20 Date Added to Database: 2008-03-20
Manufacturers Involved: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      COACHMEN IS RECALLING 2 MY 2009 PRISM CLASS C MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON CHRYSLER MY 2007 DODGE OR FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L DIESEL ENGINES. THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED INCORRECTLY. THE ENGINE COULD FAIL DUE TO SEPARATION OF BOND WIRES FROM THE LEAD FRAME IN THE SENSOR. THIS RESULTS IN AN INTERRUPTION IN THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION IN THE CHIP HOUSING OF THE SENSOR.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE'S ENGINE TO STALL OR NOT START UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH CHRYSLER TO REPLACE THE CRANKSHAFT SENSORS FREE OF CHARGE "PLEASE SEE 07V594". THE TWO VEHICLES INVOLVED ARE STILL IN COACHMEN'S POSSESSION AND WILL BE REMEDIED PRIOR TO BEING SHIPPED TO DEALERS.
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.