COACHMEN UNSPECIFIED 2001: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : COACHMEN Model : UNSPECIFIED Year : 2001
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V430000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-06-14 Date Received by ODI: 2006-11-07 Date Added to Database: 2006-11-14
Manufacturers Involved: COACHMEN INDUSTRIES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9845
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN RECREATIONAL VEHICLES BUILT WITH DOMETIC TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATORS, A FATIGUE CRACK MAY DEVELOP IN THE BOILER TUBE IN THE AREA OF THE WELD BETWEEN THE BOILER TUBE AND THE HEATER POCKET. A FATIGUE CRACK MAY RELEASE A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT.
Consequence:
      THE RELEASE OF COOLANT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH DOMETIC TO HAVE THESE REFRIGERATORS REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET SUBMITTED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COACHMEN AT 1-574-825-5821 OR DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157.
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.