GULF STREAM CRESCENDO 2007: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : GULF STREAM Model : CRESCENDO Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2005-11-17 - 2006-07-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V426000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-07-02 Date Received by ODI: 2008-08-21 Date Added to Database: 2008-08-21
Manufacturers Involved: Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 99
Summary:
      GULF STREAM IS RECALLING 99 MY 2006-2007 CRESCENDO, YELLOWSTONE, FRIENDSHIP AND TOURMASTER MOTOR HOME CHASSIS BUILT USING INLINE POWER STEERING FILTERS. THE FILTER CAN PLUG DUE TO FAILURE OF THE SCREEN ADHESION TO THE FILTER HOUSING CAUSING A RISE IN RETURN LINE PRESSURE. THIS CAN LEAD TO HOSE SEPARATION FROM THE FILTER OR STEERING GEAR FITTING RESULTING IN A SUDDEN LOSS OF STEERING FLUID AND POWER ASSIST.
Consequence:
      SUDDEN LOSS OF STEERING ASSIST WITHOUT WARNING INVOLVING A MOTOR HOME COULD BE A PROBLEM FOR CERTAIN DRIVERS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      GULF STREAM IS WORKING WITH DAIMLER TRUCKS TO REPLACE THE AFFECTED FILTERS WITH A LARGER FILTER "PLEASE SEE 07V570". OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712 OR GULF STREAM AT 1-574-773-7761.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.