Damon Essence 2008-2011

Car model
Name Recalls
Damon Essence 2008 2
Damon Essence 2010 1
Damon Essence 2011 1


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Damon Essence 2008 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
EQUIPMENT - RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
10V563000THOR MOTOR COACHfrom 05/03/2004 to 09/21/2010V (Vehicle)348801/12/2011MFRDAMON CORPORATION11/16/201011/16/2010
Defect SummaryTmc is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 damon and four winds recreational vehicles equipped with 1200-series norcold refrigerators. the population of refrigerators being addressed contains either a sensing algorithm or thermal switch to shut off power to the refrigerator when high temperatures are detected in order to prevent a potential fire. the response times of the sensor algorithm and thermal switch devices to stop power are not sufficient.
Consequence SummaryThe sensing algorithm or thermal switch installed to shut off power to the refrigerator when high temperatures are detected due to a possible hydrogen gas leak, may not shut-off in sufficient time to prevent a fire.
Corrective SummaryTmc is working with norcold to identify and notify any affected owners. owners will be instructed to contact norcold dealers to receive the remedy free of charge. please see norcold's defect report 10e-049 for additional nformation. the recall began on january 12, 2011. owners may contact norcold at 1-800-767-9101 or thor motor coach at 1-877-855-2867.
NotesOwners 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 .
SUSPENSION
08V391000DAMON CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/2007 to 07/31/2008V (Vehicle)179MFRDAMON CORPORATION08/07/200808/07/2008
Defect SummaryDamon is recalling 179 my 2008 astoria, tuscany,essence, and my 2008-2009 astoria pacific motor home chassis equipped with saf-holland adl series rear suspensions. in some instances the transverse beam was not properly welded which could result in a failure of the weld.
Consequence SummaryIf the weld fails, vehicle stability while cornering could be affected resulting in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a crash. in addition, the transverse beam could drop to the ground causing sparks that could cause a fire hazard.
Corrective SummaryDamon is working with daimler trucks/saf-holland to have a visual inspection of the adl transverse beam performed. if a weld defect is identified, saf-holland will provide a service replacement kit that contains a new transverse beam, all necessary installation hardware, beam replacement, and instructions free of charge (please see 08e031). owners may contact daimler trucks at 1-800-547-0712, saf-holland at 1-231-773-3271 or damon at 1-800-860-3812.
NotesCustomers 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.