ULTIMATE FREEDOM 2004: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

Make : ULTIMATE Model : FREEDOM Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-07-29 - 2003-12-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V018000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2004-01-06 Date Added to Database: 2004-01-15
Manufacturers Involved: Winnebago Industries, Inc
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 21
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES BUILT ON SPARTAN CHASSIS, THE ANGLE OF THE HOSES FROM THE HYDRAULIC PUMP COULD CONTACT THE POSITIVE STUD ON THE STARTER.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH THE STARTER AND CAUSE IGNITION OF HYDRAULIC FLUID WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy:
      SPARTAN IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. DEALERS WILL REPLACE ON VEHICLES WITH CUMMINS ISL ENGINES AND 39MT DELCO STARTERS AT LEAST ONE OF THE 45 DEGREE FITTINGS WITH A 90 DEGREE FITTING AND ALSO REPLACE THE HOSE ASSEMBLY. ON ISL AND ISC ENGINES WITH 42MT DELCO STARTER, DEALERS WILL CHANGE ONE FITTING AT THE REAR OF THE HYDRAULIC PUMP AND RE-ROUTE A HOSE. 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 SPARTAN AT 1-517-543-6400 OR WINNEBAGO AT 1-641-585-3535.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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