FLEETWOOD ( 12V535000 )
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
FLEETWOOD / ENCOUNTER
FLEETWOOD / STORM
FLEETWOOD / TERRA
FLEETWOOD RV, INC.
Report Receipt Date: NOV 06, 2012
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Potential Number of Units Affected: 842
Summary: Fleetwood RV is recalling certain model year 2010 Encounter vehicles manufactured from November 19, 2009, through May 13, 2010; 2011-2013 Storm vehicles manufactured from May 21, 2010, through September 18, 2012; and 2012 Terra vehicles manufactured from April 26, 2011, through March 13, 2012. The entry step to the motorhome lacks sufficient support and may become damaged by repeated use.
Consequence: The step may collapse during use potentially causing personal injury.
Remedy: Fleetwood RV will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, reinforce the step structural support. The safety recall is expected to begin during November 2012. Owners may contact Fleetwood RV Owner Relations at 1-800-509-3418.