DOLPHIN 5340 1998: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Make : DOLPHIN Model : 5340 Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1997-10-01 - 1999-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V279000
Date Owner's Notified: 1999-12-12 Date Received by ODI: 1999-10-14 Date Added to Database: 1999-10-26
Manufacturers Involved: NATIONAL R.V. INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2950
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A MODEL 1546 LIQUID PROPANE GAS "LPG" TANK INSTALLED. THE TANK BRACKET CAN FAIL AND COULD SUBSEQUENTLY DETACH COMPLETELY FROM THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL BOLT-ON BRACKETS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 1999.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 NATIONAL RV AT 1-800-439-3653.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.