THOR PALAZZO 2015: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : THOR Model : PALAZZO Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-04-24 - 2014-12-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V004000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-01-23 Date Received by ODI: 2015-01-08 Date Added to Database: 2015-01-08
Manufacturers Involved: Thor Motor Coach
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RC000097
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 154
Summary:
      Thor Motor Coach "TMC" is recalling certain model year 2015 Challenger, Four Winds 5000, Hurricane, Miramar, Chateau Citation, Chateau, Windsport, and Palazzo motorhomes manufactured April 24, 2014, to December 11, 2014, and equipped with certain Latitude awnings manufactured by Carefree of Colorado. The affected awnings may have screws that attach the lateral arm brackets to the mounting brackets that were not manufactured to specification.
Consequence:
      The screws could fail, causing the supporting bracket to fail, and the awning to fall and potentially strike and injure a person beneath it.
Remedy:
      TMC will notify owners, and dealers will remove and replace the defective screws, free of charge. The recall began January 23, 2015. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC's number for this recall is RC000097.
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.