FLEETWOOD ORBIT 2007: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : ORBIT Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-04-21 - 2006-08-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V333000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-10-31 Date Received by ODI: 2006-09-07 Date Added to Database: 2006-09-07
Manufacturers Involved: FTCA, INC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 60828
Component: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 429
Summary:
      CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH IMPROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SPARE TIRE SUPPORT BRACKETS THAT CAUSE THE SPARE TIRE TO HANG TOO LOW TO THE GROUND.
Consequence:
      IF THE SPARE TIRE CONTACTS THE GROUND IT CAN BREAK AWAY FROM ITS SUPPORT, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD WHICH MAY RESULT IN VEHICLE DAMAGE AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RELOCATE THE SPARE TIRE AND CARRIER TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT GROUND CLEARANCE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 800-445-3307.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 60828.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.