THOR CHATEAU 2020: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

Make : THOR Model : CHATEAU Year : 2020
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 20V178000
Date Owner's Notified: 2020-03-19 Date Received by ODI: 2020-03-25 Date Added to Database: 2020-03-25
Manufacturers Involved: Thor Motor Coach
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RC000188
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 22
Summary:
      Thor Motor Coach "TMC" is recalling certain 2020 Chateau 31W and 31WV, Quantum KW29 and LF31, Vegas 24.1 and Axis 24.1 motorhomes and 2020-2021 Four Winds 24F, 28Z, and 31E motorhomes built on a Ford chassis. The rear axle differential may have an insufficient amount of fluid, possibly resulting in a failure of the rear axle assembly and a driveshaft separation.
Consequence:
      If the driveshaft separates, there may be a loss of drive, increasing the risk of crash. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied, unintended vehicle movement can occur if the transmission is left in Park, increasing the risk of injury or crash.
Remedy:
      Ford will notify owners, and Ford or Lincoln dealers will inspect the rear axle differential fluid level and adjust it, or replace the rear axle as necessary, free of charge. The recall is began May 22, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332 or TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000188.
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.