COACHMEN PURSUIT 2001: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

Make : COACHMEN Model : PURSUIT Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-08-01 - 2008-05-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09V193000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-05-01 Date Received by ODI: 2009-06-02 Date Added to Database: 2009-06-01
Manufacturers Involved: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2555
Summary:
      COACHMEN IS RECALLING 2,555 MY 2000-2009 GEORGIE BOY AND COACHMEN RECREATIONAL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH AXLES THAT INCLUDE BOSCH ZOPS OR ZOHT PIN SLIDE HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES. WHEN COMBINED WITH OCCASIONAL OR SEASONAL VEHICLE OPERATION MAY EXPERIENCE CALIPERS STICKING IN THE APPLIED POSITION. THIS CAN RESULT IN ABNORMAL HEAT GENERATION AT THE WHEEL END CAUSING BRAKE DRAG. THE DRIVER WOULD NORMALLY HAVE WARNING OF THE BRAKE DRAG IF UNDETECTED BY THE DRIVER.
Consequence:
      THE DRIVER WOULD NORMALLY DETECT THE BRAKE DRAG BUT IF UNDETECTED THE TEMPERATURE INCREASE AT THE WHEEL END CAN EVENTUALLY LEAD TO SOFT PEDAL CONDITIONS DUE TO BRAKE FLUID BOIL, AND POSSIBLE EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. WORKHORSE IS HANDLING THE REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN PLEASE SEE 09V-110. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-246-7731 OR COACHMEN AT 1-574-266-4030, option 5.
Report Initiator: ODI 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 .