FLEETWOOD ARCADIA 1995: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : ARCADIA Year : 1995
Build Dates : 1994-06-01 - 1994-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V182000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-09-26 Date Received by ODI: 1994-09-20 Date Added to Database: 1994-09-30
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4233
Summary:
      INSUFFICIENT GREASE WAS APPLIED TO THE TRAILER AXLE HUB INNER BEARING CAUSING THE BEARING TO OVERHEAT DURING TOW OPERATIONS. THE OVERHEATED BEARING CAN SEIZE TO THE AXLE SPINDLE CAUSING THE TRAILER AXLE HUB TO BREAK AT THE REAR SEAL FLANGE.
Consequence:
      A BROKEN TRAILER AXLE CAUSES LOSS OF TRAILER CONTROL AND RESULTS IN A ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE TRAILER'S AXLE HUBS AND INSPECT THE INNER BEARINGS FOR SUFFICIENT GREASE AND ALSO INSPECT ALL RELATED AXLE PARTS SUCH AS BEARING RACES AND AXLE SPINDLE FOR WEAR. THE BEARINGS WILL BE REPACKED OR REPLACED IF NECESSARY AND NEW GREASE SEALS WILL BE INSTALLED. NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT FLEETWOOD FOLDING TRAILER AT 1-800-544-8193. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; SINGLE AXLE; REAR; NON-POWER AXLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FOLDING CAMPING TRAILERS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRIC BRAKES.