FLEETWOOD SOUTHWIND 2005: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : SOUTHWIND Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-01-02 - 2005-08-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V388000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-09-01 Date Received by ODI: 2006-10-04 Date Added to Database: 2006-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7858
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH GENERAL MOTORS 8.1L V8 ENGINES, IMPROPER HARDENING DURING THE HEAT TREATMENT PROCESS CAN CAUSE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP TO FRACTURE, RESULTING IN INADEQUATE RETENTION OF THE DAMPER. IF THE DAMPER BECOMES LOOSE, FUEL COULD BE PUMPED BY THE FUEL PUMP INTO THE UNDER HOOD AREA.
Consequence:
      IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD RESULT.
Remedy:
      WORKHORSE IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN "PLEASE SEE 06V225". DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIPS ON THESE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 877-294-6773 OR FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-322-8216.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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