DUTCHMEN SIGNATURE 2002: EQUIPMENT

Make : DUTCHMEN Model : SIGNATURE Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2000-05-15 - 2004-05-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V428000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-01-28 Date Received by ODI: 2010-09-21 Date Added to Database: 2010-09-23
Manufacturers Involved: Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1494
Summary:
      DUTCHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001-2002 FIFTH AVENUE, SIGNATURE, AND MODEL YEAR 2003-2004 COLORADO RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DIMPLEX ELECTRAFLAME, SYMPHONY, OR OPTIFLAME BRANDED ELECTRIC FIREPLACES, STOVES, AND FIREPLACE INSERTS. THE PLUG IN REMOTE CONTROL RECEIVER FOR THE FIREPLACE CAN OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
      AN OVERHEATED RECEIVER COULD CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DUTCHMEN IS WORKING WITH DIMPLEX AND DIMPLEX WILL PROVIDE OWNERS A FREE REPLACEMENT PLUG-IN REMOTE CONTROL KIT. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 28, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DIMPLEX NORTH AMERICA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-888-346-7539.
Report Initiator: ODI 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 .