COUNTRY HOMES VANAGON CAMPER 1981: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:SLIDE-IN CAMPER

Make : COUNTRY HOMES Model : VANAGON CAMPER Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-04-01 - 1981-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V076000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-04-22 Date Received by ODI: 1981-06-23 Date Added to Database: 1981-07-02
Manufacturers Involved: COUNTRY HOMES CAMPER CO.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:SLIDE-IN CAMPER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 92
Summary:
      DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE POP TOP COULD LOOSEN FROM ITS ANCHOR DUE TO WIND PRESSURE. IT COULD OPEN AND SEPARATE ENTIRELY FROM THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, MODIFY ANCHORAGES TO MAKE SURE POP TOP WILL BE SECURED UNDER NORMAL OPERATING CONDITIONS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CAMPERS 'VAN CONVERSION'.SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; POP TOP.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SUDDEN OPENING OF THE POP TOP COULD BE A HAZARD TO SAFEVEHICLE OPERATION. COMPLETE SEPARATION COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT AND PERSONALINJURY TO OTHER DRIVERS.NOTE: UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS CORRECTED, OWNER IS ADVISED TO AVOID EXCESSIVE WINDPRESSURE AGAINST THE POP TOP BY DRIVING AT MODERATE SPEEDS.