FLEETWOOD TIOGA 2008: SUSPENSION:REAR

Make : FLEETWOOD Model : TIOGA Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2007-04-10 - 2007-05-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V308000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-07-09 Date Received by ODI: 2007-07-16 Date Added to Database: 2007-07-19
Manufacturers Involved: FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 70629
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 56
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CLASS C MOTOR HOMES, THE FRONT AXLE WEIGHT, IN AN UNLOADED CONDITION, MAY EXCEED THE FRONT GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING "GAWR" OF 4600 POUNDS.
Consequence:
      OVERLOADING OR EXCEEDING THE FRONT GAWR MAY CREATE AXLE FATIGUE OR FAILURE RESULTING IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND/OR A CRASH.
Remedy:
      FLEETWOOD HAS INSTALLED A HEAVIER NEW REAR BUMPER TO REDISTRIBUTE WEIGHT FROM THE FRONT AXLE TO THE REAR AXLE ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES. FLEETWOOD ALSO CORRECTED AND REPLACED THE FEDERAL CERTIFICATION TAG AND THE CARGO CARRYING CAPACITY TAG. ALL VEHICLES WILL BE REPAIRED BEFORE SELLING.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 70629.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.