MONACO COACH MONARCH SE 2002: STRUCTURE

Make : MONACO COACH Model : MONARCH SE Year : 2002
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V237000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-11-05 Date Received by ODI: 2002-09-09 Date Added to Database: 2002-09-12
Manufacturers Involved: MONACO COACH CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6223
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES, THE FLOOR TRUSS NETWORK SUPPORT SYSTEM HAS A POTENTIAL TO WEAKEN CAUSING INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FEATURES TO BECOME MISALIGNED. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ARE 1999 - 2003 CLASS A MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED ON F53 20,500 POUND GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING "GVWR", FORD CHASSIS, AND 2000-2003 CLASS A MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED ON W-22 22,000 POUND GVWR, WORKHORSE CHASSIS.
Consequence:
      CONDITIONS CAN RESULT IN THE BOTTOMING OUT THE SUSPENSION AND AMPLIFICATION OF THE STRESS PLACED ON THE FLOOR TRUSS NETWORK. THE ADDITIONAL STRESS CAN RESULT IN THE FRACTURE OF WELDS SECURING THE FLOOR TRUSS NETWORK SYSTEM TO THE CHASSIS FRAME RAIL AND/OR FRACTURE OF THE FLOOR TRUSS NETWORK SUPPORT SYSTEM. THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT THERE COULD BE DAMAGE TO ELECTRICAL WIRING AND/OR FUEL LINES WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FLOOR TRUSS NETWORK SUPPORT SYSTEM, REINFORCE THE EXISTING STRUCTURE, AND REPAIR, AS NEEDED, THE FLOOR TRUSS NETWORK SUPPORT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 5, 2002. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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