DODGEN BORN FREE 2000: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : DODGEN Model : BORN FREE Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-03-01 - 2000-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V091006
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2001-03-30 Date Added to Database: 2001-05-17
Manufacturers Involved: Dodgen Industries, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 240
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD REFRIGERATOR COOLING UNITS MODEL NUMBERS N841, N821, N641, AND N621. THESE REFRIGERATORS CAN EXPERIENCE A COOLING SYSTEM LEAK CAUSED BY OPERATION IN THE AC ELECTRIC MODE. IF A LEAK OCCURS, THE COOLING PERFORMANCE OF THE REFRIGERATOR WILL DETERIORATE, REQUIRING IMMEDIATE REPLACEMENT OF THE COOLING UNIT.
Consequence:
      EXTENDED OPERATION OF A LEAKING COOLING UNIT IN THE AC ELECTRIC MODE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      NORCOLD WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE REFRIGERATOR COOLING UNITS. NORCOLD WILL CONDUCT THE OWNER NOTIFICATION. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NORCOLD SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-767-9101 OR DODGEN AT 1-800-247-1835.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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