FLEETWOOD TIOGA 2006: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : TIOGA Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-09-01 - 2005-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V055000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-03-17 Date Received by ODI: 2006-02-23 Date Added to Database: 2006-02-23
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 60220
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1236
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH KWIKEE BRAND ELECTRIC ENTRY STEP BUILT WITH A CONTROL UNIT MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGIES, MAY DEVELOP AN ELECTRICAL SHORT DURING COLD WEATHER, ALLOWING FOR THE POTENTIAL OF THE PLASTIC CASE TO IGNITE.
Consequence:
      THIS WILL MAKE THE STEP INOPERABLE AND POSSIBLY RESULT IN A RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, VEHICLE OR OTHER PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE ALL AMERICAN TECHNOLOGIES CONTROLS ASSOCIATED WITH THE KWIKEE BRAND ELECTRIC ENTRY STEP FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 17, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 800-509-3418.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FLEETWOOD RECALL NO.60220.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.