DUTCHMEN WINNERS CIRCLE 2008: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : DUTCHMEN Model : WINNERS CIRCLE Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-08-31 - 2008-05-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V268000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-07-14 Date Received by ODI: 2008-06-18 Date Added to Database: 2008-06-18
Manufacturers Involved: Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 478
Summary:
      DUTCHMEN IS RECALLING 478 MY 2007-2009 N'TENSE, VICTORY LANE, AND WINNER'S CIRCLE TRAVEL TRAILERS FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.' THESE TRAILERS WERE BUILT WITHOUT REAR REFLEX REFLECTORS.
Consequence:
      LACK OF REFLECTORS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY OF THE TRAVEL TRAILER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL SEND REFLECTORS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO CUSTOMERS. CUSTOMERS WILL HAVE THE OPTION OF INSTALLING THE REFLECTORS OR TAKE THEIR TRAVEL TRAILER TO THE NEAREST DUTCHMEN CERTIFIED DEALER TO HAVE THE INSTALLATION DONE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DUTCHMEN AT 1-866-869-1109.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS 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.