FLEETWOOD SOUTHWIND 1985: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : SOUTHWIND Year : 1985
Build Dates : 1983-09-01 - 1984-12-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 85V056000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1985-05-01 Date Added to Database: 1985-05-14
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 15857
Summary:
      TRAILER HITCHES CAN CRACK AT THE MOUNTING FLANGES AND SEPARATE FROM THE MOTORHOME WHILE BEING USED IN TRAILER OR CAR TOWING SERVICE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF COMPLETE SEPARATION OCCURS, CONTROL WOULD BE LOST OF THE TOWED VEHICLE; THIS COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      MODIFY OR REPLACE HITCH, AS REQUIRED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORHOMES WITH TRAILER HITCHES.SYSTEM: TRAILER HITCH MOUNTING FLANGES.