FLEETWOOD SOUTHWIND 1999: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : SOUTHWIND Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1998-11-01 - 1999-07-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V086000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-03-31 Date Received by ODI: 2000-03-21 Date Added to Database: 2000-03-22
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 276
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS A MOTOR HOMES. THE GENERATOR EXHAUST GASES CAN ACCUMULATE BENEATH THE SLIDE OUT PORTION OF THE MOTOR HOME AND CAN SEEP INTO THE VEHICLE INTERIOR.
Consequence:
      THIS SEEPAGE CAN POSSIBLY CAUSE CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING TO PERSONS INSIDE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GENERATOR EXHAUST PIPE WITH A NEW EXHAUST PIPE DESIGNED TO TERMINATE AT A LOCATION OTHER THAN UNDER THE EXTENDED SLIDE OUT ROOM.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING LATE-MARCH 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-322-8216.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.