Coachmen Coachmen 1976-2003

Car model
Name Recalls Bulletins Investigations Consumer Complaints
Coachmen Coachmen 1976 1 0 0 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1977 1 0 0 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1979 0 0 1 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1980 0 0 1 1
Coachmen Coachmen 1981 0 0 2 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1982 0 0 2 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1983 0 0 2 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1984 2 0 4 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1985 2 0 5 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1986 1 0 4 0
Coachmen Coachmen 1987 1 0 1 2
Coachmen Coachmen 1988 1 0 1 1
Coachmen Coachmen 1989 1 0 0 2
Coachmen Coachmen 1990 1 0 0 2
Coachmen Coachmen 1991 1 0 0 2
Coachmen Coachmen 1992 1 0 0 4
Coachmen Coachmen 1993 1 0 0 8
Coachmen Coachmen 1994 1 1 0 12
Coachmen Coachmen 1995 1 1 0 16
Coachmen Coachmen 1996 0 0 2 4
Coachmen Coachmen 1997 1 1 2 18
Coachmen Coachmen 1998 1 3 0 20
Coachmen Coachmen 1999 1 1 1 18
Coachmen Coachmen 2000 1 0 0 7
Coachmen Coachmen 2001 2 0 0 3
Coachmen Coachmen 2002 1 1 0 2
Coachmen Coachmen 2003 1 0 0 1


Table of contents:
Coachmen Coachmen recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
EQUIPMENT - OTHER - LABELS
84E011000COACHMEN INDUSTRIES, INC. E (Equipment)10604/03/1984OVSCCOACHMEN INDUSTRIES, INC.01/03/198405/08/1984571126
Defect SummaryOwners manual fails to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard 126, truck camper loading. center of gravity listed by the manufacturer is not within an accuracy of 2 inches of the actual center of gravity of the camper.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryCorrected page of owners manual sent to all owners, with a request to replace incorrect page.
NotesVehicle category: slide in truck campers; 1982 coachmen rv and viking rv.system: sl7 pop up truck campers, owners manual supplement.consequences of defect: load distribution can be unbalanced and could result inoverloading or vehicle instability.
Coachmen Coachmen bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING
NP01206/17/2002635546Concerns with the fused 12-volt wires from the battery to the coach are routed over the top of the front steel cross member instead of through the stamped out holes at the center of the cross member on a limited number of 2002 249 qb lite,2002-10-25
EQUIPMENT
410711/25/200210000519Winterizing mini homes with new water works panel. *tt2003-02-28
INTERIOR LIGHTING
405508/31/1998603048Concens concerning overhead lights in slide-out not properly secured. *ak2000-06-16
STEERING - LINKAGES
405103/05/1998603046Magic chef microwave assembly replacement procedure. *ak2000-06-16
STRUCTURE
410308/19/2002635550Coachmen has determined that the lift-up bed base engine compartment cover may not be completely sealed at the rear hinge area in cross country motorhomes built from february 2001 through july 17, 2002. *tt2002-10-25
409510/15/2001626079Subject regarding frame rust. *yd2001-12-12
STRUCTURE - BODY
01309/20/2002635915Owner notification program np013 regarding slideout rooms which may not be completely sealed to the underside of the slideout ramp. *tt2002-11-02
# 405408/17/1998603044Installation of bolts in slide-out cross shaft. *yc2000-06-16
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
409002/16/2001618685Subject regarding rv dispute settlement program. *tt2001-04-20
Coachmen Coachmen investigations
NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE
DP92008COACHMEN INDUSTRIES, INC.04/03/199207/31/1992MOTOR HOME FIRE HAZARD
 Motor home fire hazard
EQUIPMENT - RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
EQ08015COACHMEN INDUSTRIES, INC.12/30/200804/29/2010Irvine Shade & Door Glass Shower Doors
 On september 6, 2007 keystone rv company notified nhtsa (07v-411) that certain irvine shade & door glass shower doors with towel bars could break if pressure is applied to the towel bar.the risk of glass breakage can result in personal injury.keystone stated that vehicles produced between october 19, 2006 and july 26, 2007 were affected.on december 4, 2008 coachmen rv notified nhtsa (08v-639) that coachmen vehicles produced between june 15, 2001 and august 6, 2007 also contained this equipment.on 12/30/2008, rmd mailed irvine an ir letter requesting its customer list and determination on whether an equipment defect report would be filed with nhtsa.after no response, another ir letter was mailed to irvine on 3/5/2009.irvine submitted a customer list to nhtsa's chief counsel on 6/4/2009 requesting confidentiality for its customer list.however, no letter was submitted answering rmd's questions on whether a defect report would be filed.on 11/13/2009, chief counsel granted confidentiality to irvine's customer list while allowing limited release of oem names for needed rmd mailings.on 12/23/2009, rmd mailed ir letters to 161 companies identified as vehicle manufacturers & new vehicle alterers (out of 502 customers on irvine's customer list).ir response statistics below: ir letters mailed: 161 ir responses :72 no response :63 returned letters:26of those responding to rmd's ir letter, 75% (54 of 72 companies) stated they had never purchased the subject glass shower doors from irvine.irvine supplied many of these companies with a letter stating that the inclusion of their company name on the customer list submitted to nhtsa was done in error.no revised or corrected customer list was ever submitted to rmd.those companies that did purchase the subject shower doors chose not to file any subsequent defect reports citing ongoing reviews of warranty claims or no substantial warranty history at all.on 3/22/2010, another ir letter was mailed to irvine requesting a corrected customer list and defect determination.no response was ever received.preliminary referral to nhtsa chief counsel indicates this matter will not be addressed immediately due to current workload.future referral to ncc for civil penalties is likely considering irvine's inability to respond to several nhtsa information requests under 49 usc 30166.this eq is closed.
Coachmen Coachmen Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
EQUIPMENT
06/06/2011
 Air conditioning / ventilation system was not operating on mega bus m5-1630-chi-st under 88 degree f to 96 degree f weather conditions. the bus left chicago late and the air conditioning system was not operational from the very beginning. no attempt was made to change buses.
EQUIPMENT - RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
01/01/19981
 Tl*the contact owns a coachman 210rb catalina light refrigerator. the contact noticed a yellow like substance leaking from the unit. the manufacturer remedied the failure. however, the failure continues to persist.*ak
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK
04/04/2000204/10/1997
 When taking the vehicle in for servicing, consumer complained the abs light illuminates intermittently. although it does not affect the braking function, it is a problem that continues to reappear. *jg *cb
TIRES
04/01/2002104/10/1997
 While preparing the vehicle for use during 2002, consumer noticed the side wall of the tires starting to crack. consumer took vehicle in for the replacement of the tires. consumer was then informed that the front left tire was about to fall off because there was a missing carter pin that goes through the spindle to hold the tire assembly. *jg
TIRES - TREAD/BELT
06/06/20031
 While traveling about 55 mph on the highway the left rear tire tread separated from the tire. firestone steel tex radias r4s lt22575/r16#dot vd1l1xd398. he was able to pull over. please fill in additional information . *ak
208/01/1999
 The consumer had two firestone tires blow out due to tread separation. tire size lt225/75r16 m&s steeltex radial r4s. *yh
04/01/2001301/02/1999
 Lt 225/75r15 original 98 coachmen consumer states while traveling at 55 mph. *ak 4 tires of the 7 original dual wheel right outside tread separated causing damage to vehicle. *et