SUBARU ASCENT 2007: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

Make : SUBARU Model : ASCENT Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-10-09 - 2008-11-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V421000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-09-02 Date Received by ODI: 2008-08-15 Date Added to Database: 2008-08-21
Manufacturers Involved: Pleasure Way Industries Ltd.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 127
Summary:
      PLEASURE-WAY IS RECALLING 127 MY 2007-2008 ASCENT AND PLATEAU CLASS B MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A REAR HITCH MOUNT TIRE CARRIER. THESE MOTOR HOMES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.' THE TIRE CARRIER IMPEDES THE TAIL LIGHT VISIBILITY.
Consequence:
      POOR REAR TAIL LIGHT VISIBILITY COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE HITCH MOUNT SPARE TIRE CARRIER AND ALL RELATED HARDWARE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PLEASURE-WAY AT 1-800-364-0189.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY 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.