MONACO COACH MONARCH SE 2004: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : MONACO COACH Model : MONARCH SE Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2004-08-12 - 2004-12-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V081000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-03-18 Date Received by ODI: 2005-03-01 Date Added to Database: 2005-03-10
Manufacturers Involved: MONACO COACH CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R04064
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 81
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS,THE BATTERY CABLES MAY NOT BE SECURED PROPERLY INSIDE OF THE CHASSIS' FRAME RAIL. THE BATTERY CABLES MAY BE LOCATED TOO NEAR THE ENGINE EXHAUST.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD POTENTIALLY MELT THE BATTERY CABLE AND CAUSE A BACK FEED THROUGH THE CHASSIS 12V SYSTEM WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR LOSS.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BATTERY CABLE TO SEE IF THE CABLE IS PROPERLY MOUNTED INSIDE OF THE CHASSIS FRAME RAIL. IF NECESSARY, THE BATTERY CABLE WILL BE MOUNTED SECURELY IN EXISTING HOLES IN FRAME RAIL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 18, 2005. OWNERS MAY 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. R04064.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.