GULF STREAM SUN VOYAGER 2002: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : GULF STREAM Model : SUN VOYAGER Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2001-02-20 - 2001-02-20
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V330000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 2003-09-03 Date Added to Database: 2003-09-11
Manufacturers Involved: Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 63
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON THE WORKHORSE W22 CHASSIS, THE DROP DOWN BRACKETS USED TO ATTACH THE HITCH TO THE FRAME RAIL EXTENSIONS MAY NOT BE ADEQUATE.
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT THAT THESE ANGLE BRACKETS WOULD FAIL, THE HITCH AND THE TOW VEHICLE COULD BECOME DISLODGED FROM THE MOTOR HOME INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      GULF STREAM HAS DEVELOPED A REPAIR KIT CONSISTING OF STEEL BRACKETS, SPACERS, AND MECHANICAL FASTENERS. THIS KIT CAN BE SENT DIRECTLY TO YOU OR TO A REPAIR FACILITY OF YOUR CHOOSING. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT GULF STREAM AT 1-800-482-6456, EXT. 3743.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.