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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

HOST INDUSTRIES RECALLS CAMPERS AND MOTOR HOMES

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
HOST CAMPERS / 270 2007
HOST CAMPERS / BACHELOR 2004-2007
HOST CAMPERS / MCKINLEY 2004-2007
HOST CAMPERS / RAINIER 2004-2007
HOST CAMPERS / TAHOE 2004-2007
HOST CAMPERS / YELLOWSTONE 2004-2007
HOST CAMPERS / YUKON 2004-2007
Manufacturer : HOST INDUSTRIES Mfr's Report Date : JUN 30, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V294000 NHTSA Action Number: EQ08010
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 546
Summary:  HOST INDUSTRIES IS RECALLING 546 MY 2004-2007 BACHELOR(8.5') , MCKINLEY (8.5'), RAINIER (9.5'), TAHOE (10.5') , YUKON (11.5'), YELLOWSTONE (11.5') CAMPERS, AND MY 2007 MODEL 270 CLASS C MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION. THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.
Consequence:  IF THIS SOLUTION IS EXPOSED TO AN IGNITION SOURCE UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES, IT CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy:  HOST INDUSTRIES IS WORKING WITH DOMETIC TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 08E032). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. DOMETIC HAS RETAINED STERICYCLE INC. TO MANAGE THIS CAMPAIGN. STERICYCLE WILL ASSIST THE OWNER IN LOCATING DEALERSHIPS OR SERVICE CENTERS AND WILL PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR HOST INDUSTRIES 1-541-330-2328.
Notes:  CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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