MCKENZIE MEDALLION 1999: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Make : MCKENZIE Model : MEDALLION Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1998-06-15 - 2003-07-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V483000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-10-29 Date Received by ODI: 2004-10-05 Date Added to Database: 2004-10-13
Manufacturers Involved: MONACO COACH CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R02233
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3439
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS, A DEFICIENCY IN THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE MAIN FRAME RAILS COULD CAUSE THE RAILS TO CRACK AND AXLES COULD SHIFT, CAUSING THE FIFTH WHEEL TO PULL ERRATICALLY.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE THE DRIVER OF THE TOW VEHICLE TO LOSE CONTROL CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND ADD AN ADDITION OF GUSSET PLATES AND CROSS TUBES TO STRENGHEN THE AXLE SPRING HANGERS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 29, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MONACO RECALL NO. R02233.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.