FLEETWOOD TIOGA 2003: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : TIOGA Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2002-03-05 - 2003-01-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V169000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-05-27 Date Received by ODI: 2003-05-06 Date Added to Database: 2003-05-07
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 30505
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 740
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MODELS R, V, AND W MOTOR HOMES, THE INTERMEDIATE DRIVE SHAFT WILL VIBRATE EXCESSIVELY, LEADING TO CARRIER BEARING FAILURE.
Consequence:
      THIS CARRIER BEARING FAILURE WILL LEAD TO DRIVE SHAFT FAILURE AND THE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT, REPLACE, AND/OR RETORQUE THE CARRIER BEARING BOLTS AS NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 27, 2003. 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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 30505.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.