COACHMEN PRISM 2010: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : COACHMEN Model : PRISM Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2008-12-01 - 2009-07-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V078000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-01-08 Date Received by ODI: 2010-03-04 Date Added to Database: 2010-03-04
Manufacturers Involved: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11
Summary:
      COACHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 PRISM AND FREELANDER RECREATIONAL VEHICLES BUILT ON 2008 SPRINTER CHASSIS. THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE MAY NOT ACTUATE THE EGR VALVE SUFFICIENTLY TO PREVENT SOOT ACCUMULATION, RESULTING IN IMPROPER VALVE OPERATION OR STICKING.
Consequence:
      IMPROPER VALVE OPERATION MAY CAUSE EXCESSIVE EXHAUST EMISSIONS, ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP AND A VEHICLE LIMP-IN CONDITION INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH CHRYSLER TO REMEDY THIS CAMPAIGN AND WILL REPROGRAM THE VEHICLE'S ENGINE CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 8, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COACHMEN AT 800-453-6064 AND CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
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'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .