FLEETWOOD TIOGA 1997: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : TIOGA Year : 1997
Build Dates : 1995-09-01 - 2000-03-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V104000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-05-03 Date Received by ODI: 2000-04-10 Date Added to Database: 2000-04-28
Manufacturers Involved: FTCA, INC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3897
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS C MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A SPARE WHEEL . THIS WHEEL HAS INSUFFICIENT WEIGHT CARRYING CAPACITY WHEN MATCHED TO A MAXIMUM LOADED TIRE. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS."
Consequence:
      PREMATURE WHEEL FAILURE CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SPARE WHEEL WITH A NEW HIGHER CAPACITY WHEEL.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 120
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 3, 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'.