STARTRANS SENATOR 2005: EQUIPMENT

Make : STARTRANS Model : SENATOR Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2001-06-01 - 2012-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V093000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-02-28 Date Received by ODI: 2018-02-02 Date Added to Database: 2018-02-06
Manufacturers Involved: Triple E Recreational Vehicles
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CA#8894-1
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1159
Summary:
      Triple E Recreational Vehicles "Triple E" is recalling certain 2002-2009 Invitation and Embassy recreational vehicles, 2002-2012 Regency, Regal, Senator and Topaz recreational vehicles, 2002-2010 Signature, Commander and Empress recreational vehicles, 2005-2013 Regency GT recreational vehicles, 2011-2013 MOT Trailers, 2012 Roughneck trailers "NT300", 2008-2013 Free Flight, Serenity "S24CB", Liberio "L24CB"and Free Spirit recreational vehicles and 2010-2013 Unity recreational vehicles. These motorhomes are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Consequence:
      In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Triple E will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall began on February 28, 2018. Owners may contact Kidde customer service at 1-855-262-3540 or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Triple E's number for this recall is CA"8894-1.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.