FOUR WINDS FUN MOVER 2009: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : FOUR WINDS Model : FUN MOVER Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2007-06-01 - 2009-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V516000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-11-16 Date Received by ODI: 2012-10-22 Date Added to Database: 2012-10-24
Manufacturers Involved: FOUR WINDS INTERNATIONAL
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RC000064
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 634
Summary:
      Thor Motorcoach is recalling certain model year 2008-2010 motorhomes, manufactured June 1, 2007, through May 1, 2009 and equipped with an Iota ITS-50R Transfer Switch. The models affected are Four Winds brand models: Chateau, Dutchmen, Hurricane, Windsport, Magellan, Fun Mover, Presidio, and Mandalay. Wiring connections inside the transfer switch are not adequate and, as a result, the switch may overheat.
Consequence:
      An overheated switch could cause it to fail and lead to a fire.
Remedy:
      Thor Motorcoach will notify owners and replace the Iota Transfer Switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on November 16, 2012. Owners may contact Thor at 1-877-500-1020.
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.