NATIONAL RV ISLANDER 2006: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : NATIONAL RV Model : ISLANDER Year : 2006
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V196000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-07-08 Date Received by ODI: 2005-05-03 Date Added to Database: 2005-05-03
Manufacturers Involved: NATIONAL RV, INC.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 336
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE FUSE THAT ISOLATES THE BATTERIES WAS NOT INSTALLED IN THE CORRECT LOCATION, LEAVING THE CABLE UNPROTECTED BETWEEN THE FUSE AND BATTERIES.
Consequence:
      THE FUSE ISOLATOR LOCATION PRESENTS A RISK OF A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RELOCATE THE FUSE ISOLATOR WITHIN 18" OF THE BATTERIES, PROTECTING THE CABLE BETWEEN THE FUSE AND BATTERIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 8, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NATIONAL RV AT 800-999-7260. THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION "NHTSA", AN AGENCY OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT NATIONAL RV, INC. AND ITS HOLDING COMPANY, NATIONAL RV HOLDINGS, INC., HAVE FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY. NHTSA HAS BEEN ADVISED THAT OWNERS WHO WISH TO PURSUE CLAIMS RELATED TO SAFETY RECALL REPAIR WORK ON THEIR NATIONAL RV VEHICLES MAY FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM WITH THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE DIVISION. THE CASE NUMBER ASSIGNED TO THIS MATTER IS 07-17941. THE PROOF OF CLAIM FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THE COURT'S WEBSITE HTTP://WWW.CACB.USCOURTS.GOV . ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE BANKRUPTCY AND ITS PROCEEDINGS MAY ALSO BE FOUND AT HTTP://WWW.OMNIMGT.COM/NATIONALRV . NATIONAL RV'S PHONE NUMBER IS "951" 943-6007. INFORMATION ABOUT SAFETY RECALLS ON NATIONAL RV'S PRODUCTS MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV. THE NHTSA WISHES TO ADVISE OWNERS OF RECALLED PRODUCTS THAT, IN THE INTERESTS OF THEIR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF THE MOTORING PUBLIC, ALL SAFETY RECALL WORK SHOULD BE PERFORMED ON MOTOR VEHICLES AND ITEMS OF EQUIPMENT.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.