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TIFFIN / PHAETON 2010-2012
« on: August 20, 2011, 02:34:07 PM »
Report Date :   August 20, 2011 at 02:33 PM
NHTSA Campaign ID number :   11V416000


Vehicle Make / Model:         Model Year(s):
     TIFFIN / PHAETON          2010-2012
Manufacturer: TIFFIN MOTORHOMES, INC.   Mfr's Report Date: AUG 05, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V416000   NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 149
Summary:
 TIFFIN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 PHAETON MOTORHOMES WITH FLOOR PLANS QBH, QKH, AND QTH THAT ARE BUILT WITH 2010 EPA-CERTIFIED ENGINES ON POWERGLIDE CHASSIS. THE EXHAUST PIPE IS MOUNTED TOO CLOSE TO THE UNDERSIDE OF THE FLOOR.
Consequence:
 MELTING OF THE INSULATION CAN OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 TIFFIN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL ATTACH A HEAT SHIELD TO THE BOTTOM OF THE FLOOR AND AN INSULATING SOCK OR BLANKET WILL BE WRAPPED AROUND THE EXHAUST PIPE. THESE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TIFFIN AT 1-256-356-8661.
Notes:
 OWNERS 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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TIFFIN / PHAETON 2010-2012
« on: August 20, 2011, 02:34:07 PM »