GULF STREAM CARIBBEAN 2009: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : GULF STREAM Model : CARIBBEAN Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2007-08-01 - 2010-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V007000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-03-01 Date Received by ODI: 2016-01-11 Date Added to Database: 2016-01-11
Manufacturers Involved: Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CS070116
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 662
Summary:
      Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. "Gulf Stream" is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Caribbean, Yellowstone and Independence, 2008-2009 Crescendo, Sun Voyager, and Toy Hauler, 2008 Sun Sport, 2008-2010 Tour Master, 2010 B Touring Cruiser, 2010-2011 Conquest, 2009-2010 Conquest Super C and Super Nova, 2009 Endura and Gladiator motor homes manufactured August 1, 2007 to September 30, 2010. The affected vehicles are equipped with Lippert-brand Coachstep Double and Triple Electric Steps. The bolt that attaches the fan gear assembly to the steps may fracture allowing the fan gear to disengage from the steps. As a result, the steps may not remain in the expected position and may be unstable.
Consequence:
      Unstable entry and exit steps increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Gulf Stream will notify owners, and dealers will install a retainer bracket to reinforce the operating mechanism, free of charge. The recall began on March 1, 2016. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream's number for this recall is CS070116.
Report Initiator: ODI 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.