FLEETWOOD RESORT 1984: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG FURNACE

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : RESORT Year : 1984
Build Dates : 1983-07-01 - 1984-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V048000
Date Owner's Notified: 1984-05-16 Date Received by ODI: 1984-04-18 Date Added to Database: 1984-05-08
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG FURNACE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3832
Summary:
      THE FURNACE MAY BE INADEQUATELY SECURED. THE WOOD SCREW HOLDING THE RIGHT HAND INSIDE CORNER OF THE FURNACE DOWN TO ITS SUPPORTING SURFACE MAY BE ENGAGING PLYWOOD THAT IS TOO THIN. IF THE SCREW COMES LOOSE WHILE TRAILER IS IN SERVICE, THE FURNACE MAY BOUNCE ON ITS SUPPORTING SURFACE OR SHIFT POSITION, POSSIBLY CAUSING LP GAS TUBE FAILURE INSIDE THE TRAILER.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      AN ATTACHING BRACKET WILL BE INSTALLED TO ANCHOR THE FURNACE AND THE LP GAS TUBE WILL BE INSPECTED FOR POSSIBLE DAMAGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: RECREATIONAL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH FURNACES.SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; FURNACE SUPPORT SCREW.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: GAS TUBE FAILURE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE OR EXPLOSIONWHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING OR PARKED.