HONDA ELEMENT 2013: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : HONDA Model : ELEMENT Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2013-06-01 - 2015-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V764000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-01-14 Date Received by ODI: 2015-11-17 Date Added to Database: 2015-11-17
Manufacturers Involved: EverGreen Recreational Vehicles, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1656
Summary:
      EverGreen Recreational Vehicles, LLC "EverGreen" is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Bayhill, Lifestyle, Amped, I-Go, Sun Valley, Element, Reactor, and Ever-Lite recreational vehicles manufactured June 1, 2013, to August 31, 2015, equipped with Atwood on-demand water heaters. The affected water heaters have a water and gas valve that may cause the water heater to overheat the water in the hot water supply tap.
Consequence:
      The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator is to scald themselves and increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      EverGreen will notify owners, and dealers will install a hot water heater rework kit to remedy the safety risk, free of charge. The recall began on January 14, 2016. Owners may contact EverGreen customer service at 1-574-825-4298.
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.