MONACO COACH MONARCH SE 2003: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : MONACO COACH Model : MONARCH SE Year : 2003
Build Dates : 2000-09-05 - 2002-11-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V010000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-02-15 Date Received by ODI: 2007-01-16 Date Added to Database: 2007-01-16
Manufacturers Involved: MONACO COACH CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R02206
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2086
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR H0MES BUILT WITH GASOLINE ENGINES, THE FRAME EXTENSION LOWER FLANGE MAY CRACK ALLOWING THE HITCH TO BEND AND POSSIBLY SEPARATE FROM THE MOTOR HOME.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE TOWED VEHICLE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL ADD AN ADDITION OF TWO PIECES OF ANGLE STEEL TO THE FRAME EXTENSION AND HITCH MOUNTING POINT IN ORDER TO REINFORCE THE FRAME EXTENSION FLANGE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 15, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 877-466-6226. NOTE: THE ENDING MANUFACTURING DATE FOR INDIANA BUILT MOTOR HOMES IS MARCH 8, 2002 WHILE THE OREGON BUILT MOTOR HOMES WERE BUILT THROUGH NOVEMBER 2002. THE FEDERAL ID LABEL LOCATED ON THE WALL NEXT TO THE DRIVER'S SEAT SPECIFIES IN WHICH STATE THE MOTOR HOME WAS BUILT.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      MONACO RECALL NO.R02206.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.