FLEETWOOD MALLARD 2004: WHEELS

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : MALLARD Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2002-01-04 - 2004-04-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V310000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-08-05 Date Received by ODI: 2004-06-28 Date Added to Database: 2004-07-01
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 40521
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3426
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL AND CONVENTIONAL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ALUMINUM WHEELS MAY NOT HAVE HAD THE PROPER WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE APPLIED. ADDITIONALLY, PAINT APPLIED TO THE MATING SURFACE OF THE HUB MAY CAUSE THE LUG NUTS TO BE MORE SENSITIVE TO LOOSENING DURING THE INITIAL SETTLING-IN OF COMPONENTS AND AFTER A WHEEL HAS BEEN REMOVED FOR SERVICE.
Consequence:
      A WHEEL SEPARATION COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT, REPAIR, OR REPLACE ANY DAMAGED WHEELS, LUG NUTS, LUG STUDS, AND MATING SURFACES. DEALERS WILL ALSO REMOVE PAINT FILM FROM THE MATING SURFACES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-509-3418.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 40521.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.