FLEETWOOD EXPEDITION 2006: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : EXPEDITION Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2004-06-01 - 2005-04-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V333000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-08-04 Date Received by ODI: 2005-07-27 Date Added to Database: 2005-07-27
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 50719
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2435
Summary:
      CERTAIN DIESEL CLASS A MOTOR HOMES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, "CERTIFICATION." THE MANUFACTURERS' TOW HITCH RECEIVER INFORMATION LABEL WAS PRINTED WITH THE INCORRECT WEIGHT CARRYING CAPACITY VALUE AND THE INCORRECT TONGUE WEIGHT VALUE.
Consequence:
      THE WEIGHT LABEL ON THE HITCH RECEIVER PROVIDES THE MAXIMUM TRAILER WEIGHT RATING AND THE MAXIMUM TONGUE WEIGHT RATING. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THESE RATINGS NOT BE EXCEEDED. FAILURE TO COMPLY COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE MOTOR HOME FRAME, BODY, OR HITCH RECEIVER AND COULD CAUSE UNSTABLE DRIVING AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTRICS WHICH MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      FLEETWOOD WILL MAIL OWNERS THE CORRECT TOW HITCH RECEIVER WEIGHT INFORMATION LABEL. IF OWNERS DO NOT FEEL COMFORTABLE INSTALLING THE LABEL, DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM. THE RECALL BEGAN AUGUST 4, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 800-509-3418.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 567 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 50719. 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.