SAFARI COACH PASSAGE 2007: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Make : SAFARI COACH Model : PASSAGE Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-12-05 - 2008-01-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V582000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-03-03 Date Received by ODI: 2007-12-14 Date Added to Database: 2007-12-19
Manufacturers Involved: MONACO COACH CORPORATION
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R07039
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 125
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON FORD CHASSIS, THE FRONT RUN PANEL HAS AN EXPOSED TERMINAL POST ON ITS SIDE WHICH ALLOWS THE OIL DIPSTICK TO POTENTIALLY MAKE CONTACT WHEN CHECKING THE OIL LEVEL. THE LOCATION OF THE EXPOSED TERMINAL POST IS UNDER THE FRONT ENGINE ACCESS HOOD.
Consequence:
      WHEN THE OIL LEVEL IS CHECKED, IT MAY BE POSSIBLE FOR THE DIPSTICK TO CONTACT THE EXPOSED WIRE TERMINAL STUD AND IF OTHER END OF THE DIPSTICK IS GROUNDED, THIS COULD RESULT IN AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR A SPARK WHICH COULD CREATE A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE WIRE FROM THE TERMINAL AND INSTALL BOOT COVERS, THEN REINSTALL THE WIRE AND SLIP COVER OVER THE CONNECTION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 3, 2008. 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. R07039.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.