ELEMENT TRAVEL TRAILER 1994: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : ELEMENT Model : TRAVEL TRAILER Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1990-01-01 - 1995-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V276009
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2002-12-02 Date Added to Database: 2003-01-16
Manufacturers Involved: THOR INDUSTRIES
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 54224
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD REFRIGERATOR COOLING UNITS. THESE REFRIGERATORS CAN EXPERIENCE A BREAK DOWN IN A RUBBER SEAL WITHIN THE GAS VALVE. AS THE RUBBER SEAL AGES, A LEAK MAY OCCUR, ALLOWING PROPANE GAS TO ACCUMULATE IN THE BURNER AREA.
Consequence:
      THE CONSEQUENCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE, POSSIBLY CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      NORCOLD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDE A REPLACEMENT GAS VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. 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 1-800-667-3005.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY OUTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.