FLEETWOOD SOUTHWIND 2016: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : SOUTHWIND Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-05-06 - 2015-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V751000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-01-11 Date Received by ODI: 2015-11-13 Date Added to Database: 2015-11-13
Manufacturers Involved: REV Recreation Group
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 15
Summary:
      Allied Recreation Group, Inc. "ARG" is recalling certain model year 2016 Fleetwood Southwind 34A, 36L, and 32VS motorhomes equipped with Atwood Model 0D50 on-demand water heaters. In the affected vehicles, the on-demand water heaters have a gas valve that may cause the water heater to overheat the water in the hot water supply tap.
Consequence:
      The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator is to scald themselves and increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      ARG will notify owners and Atwood will provide a remedy for the hot water heater free of charge. The recall began on January 27, 2016. Owners may contact ARG customer service at 1-800-509-3417 or Atwood customer service at 1-574-264-2131.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.