TETON HOMES ROYAL 2000: TRAILER HITCHES

Make : TETON HOMES Model : ROYAL Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1998-10-22 - 2000-07-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V398000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-12-11 Date Received by ODI: 2000-11-27 Date Added to Database: 2000-11-29
Manufacturers Involved: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 576
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ATWOOD MOBILE PRODUCTS' TELESCOPING LANDING GEAR. THE LANDING GEAR PIN COULD SHEAR UNDER HEAVY LOADING CONDITIONS ALLOWING THE FRONT END OF THE TRAILER TO FALL.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PINS IN THE AFFECTED UNITS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 11, 2000. 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 COACHMEN AT 1-219-825-5821.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.