STARCRAFT 2409 2002: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH

Make : STARCRAFT Model : 2409 Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2001-02-01 - 2002-02-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V034000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-02-07 Date Received by ODI: 2002-02-05 Date Added to Database: 2002-02-07
Manufacturers Involved: Starcraft RV
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3600
Summary:
      ON CAMPING TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH LIFT SYSTEMS PROVIDED BY GOSHEN STAMPING COMPANY AND WINCHES SUPPLIED BY DUTTON-LAINSON COMPANY. THE WINCHES INCLUDED IN THE ROOF LIFTER SYSTEMS OF SOME OF THESE TRAILERS HAVE AN INADEQUATE WELD TO THE GEAR, SO THAT A RAISED ROOF COULD DESCEND RAPIDLY.
Consequence:
      THE RAPIDLY DESCENDING ROOF COULD RESULT IN PROPERTY DAMAGE OR SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LIFTER SYSTEM AND REPLACE ANY DEFECTIVE WINCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 7, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT STARCRAFT AT 1-219-593-2550.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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