ULTIMATE FREEDOM 1998: SUSPENSION:FRONT

Make : ULTIMATE Model : FREEDOM Year : 1998
Build Dates : 1998-10-02 - 2000-07-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V378000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-12-08 Date Received by ODI: 2000-12-04 Date Added to Database: 2000-12-07
Manufacturers Involved: Winnebago Industries, Inc
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 77
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 87
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTOR HOMES. THE FRONT AXLE AND/OR FRONT TIRES CAN ENCOUNTER UNEQUAL SIDE-TO-SIDE LOADING DUE TO INAPPROPRIATE LOADING OR THE VEHICLE'S LEVELING DEVICE BECOMING IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED.
Consequence:
      SHOULD THIS OCCUR, ONE OR MORE OF THE FRONT AXLE COMPONENTS COULD FAIL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL CORRECT THIS OVERLOADING CONDITION BY REPLACING DEFECTIVE COMPONENTS INCLUDING TIRES, WHERE NECESSARY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 8, 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 WINNEBAGO AT 1-641-585-6939.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.