SABRE TRAILER 2007: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : SABRE Model : TRAILER Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-02-02 - 2007-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V249000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2007-06-07 Date Added to Database: 2007-06-19
Manufacturers Involved: Forest River, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 287
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH HICKORY SPRINGS "BIG EASY TRIPLE STEPS," AN IMPROPER ENGAGEMENT OF THE BOTTOM STEP PIVOT ARM WITH THE FORMED STOP EDGE OF THE MIDDLE STEP SUPPORT BRACKET CAN RESULT IN THE BOTTOM STEP ROTATING TO AN UNSAFE DOWNWARD ANGLE.
Consequence:
      A PERSON COULD BE INJURED SHOULD THE STEP GIVE WAY WHILE BEING USED TO ENTER OR EXIT THE TRAILER.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRAILERS FOR THE MANUFACTURING DATE STICKER TO VERIFY THE DATE OF PRODUCTION OF THE STEP AND, IF NECESSARY, WILL WELD STOCK TO EACH SIDE OF THE LOWER "TRIPLE" STEP STOP EDGES. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CEDAR CREEK, PUMA, OR SABRE AT 1-574-389-4600.
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.