FLEETWOOD MALLARD 2004: WHEELS

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : MALLARD Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2002-01-04 - 2003-05-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V437000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-11-26 Date Received by ODI: 2003-11-04 Date Added to Database: 2003-11-05
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 31028
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4933
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CONVENTIONAL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS, THE OWNER MANUALS EITHER DO NOT CONTAIN THE WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE INFORMATION OR CONTAIN INCORRECT WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE INFORMATION FOR THE OPTIONAL "ALUMINUM WHEEL"
Consequence:
      VEHICLE OPERATION WITHOUT THE PROPER TORQUE APPLIED TO THE WHEEL LUG NUTS COULD RESULT IN THE LUG NUTS BECOMING LOOSE AND A WHEEL SEPARATION THAT COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A LABEL AND INSERT TO BE ADDED TO THE OWNER'S MANUAL. IF THE VEHICLE HAS THE "ALUMINUM WHEEL" OPTION, OWNERS ARE REQUESTED TO BRING THEIR VEHICLE INTO A DEALER TO HAVE THE WHEEL LUG NUTS TORQUED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 26, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-445-3307.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 31028.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.