DUTCHMEN ARISTOCRAT 2010: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : DUTCHMEN Model : ARISTOCRAT Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-11-02 - 2010-05-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V334000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-08-02 Date Received by ODI: 2010-07-22 Date Added to Database: 2010-07-23
Manufacturers Involved: Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1255
Summary:
      DUTCHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 COLEMAN, DUTCHMEN, AND FOUR WINDS, MODEL YEAR 2010 ARISTOCRAT, DUTCHMEN LITE, DUTCHMEN SPORT AND MODEL YEAR 2011 RAINIER RECREATIONAL VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 2, 2009 THROUGH MAY 5, 2010. THESE VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH AXLES THAT MAY NOT PROVIDE THE PROPER TIRE SIDEWALL CLEARANCE TO THE TRAVEL TRAILER WHEEL WELL OR SLIDE ROOM CROSS SHAFT. IF THE PROPER TIRE SIDEWALL CLEARANCE IS NOT MAINTAINED, THE TIRE COULD RUB ON THE TRAILER WHEEL WELL OR SLIDE ROOM CROSS SHAFT AND RESULT IN A TIRE FAILURE.
Consequence:
      A TIRE FAILURE COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE RESULTING IN A CRASH OF THE VEHICLE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT VEHICLES AND IF INADEQUATE SIDEWALL TIRE CLEARANCE IS FOUND MODIFICATIONS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 2, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE DUTCHMEN WARRANTY SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-866-869-1109.
Report Initiator: MFR 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 .