THOR SIESTA 2012: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Make : THOR Model : SIESTA Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2012-02-01 - 2016-07-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V571000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-15 Date Received by ODI: 2016-08-02 Date Added to Database: 2016-08-02
Manufacturers Involved: Thor Motor Coach
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RC000121
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5633
Summary:
      Thor Motor Coach "Thor" is recalling certain model year 2012-2017 Ace, 2013 Citation, 2012-2013 Siesta and 2017 Four Winds and Road Bear Rental motorhomes. The affected vehicles are equipped with shower curtains that may not adequately resist catching fire in the presence of an ignition source. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 302, "Flammability of Interior Materials."
Consequence:
      A flammable shower curtain may further fuel a fire, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Thor will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shower curtains with curtains made with fire retardant, free of charge. The recall began on September 15, 2016. Owners may contact Thor customer service at 1-877-500-1020. Thor's number for this recall is RC000121.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 302
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.