COACHMEN SOMERSET 2005: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : COACHMEN Model : SOMERSET Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2003-10-01 - 2007-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V066000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-02-21 Date Received by ODI: 2011-01-31 Date Added to Database: 2011-02-04
Manufacturers Involved: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 740
Summary:
      COACHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 CHAPARRAL, MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 SOMERSET, MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 WYOMING, MODEL YEAR 2004-2005 SANTARA, AND MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 SPORTSCOACH ELITE MOTOR HOMES AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2003, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2007. THESE VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH DIMPLEX ELECTRAFLAME, SYMPHONY, OR OPTIFLAME BRANDED ELECTRIC FIREPLACES, STOVES, AND FIREPLACE INSERTS. THE PLUG IN REMOTE CONTROL RECEIVER FOR THE FIREPLACE CAN OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
      AN OVERHEATED RECEIVER COULD CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy:
      COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH DIMPLEX TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. DIMPLEX WILL PROVIDE OWNERS A FREE REPLACEMENT PLUG-IN REMOTE CONTROL KIT. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 21, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DIMPLEX NORTH AMERICA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-888-346-7539 OR COACHMEN MOTOR WORKS CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-866-953-5555.
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 .