Fleetwood Grand Tour



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Fleetwood Grand Tour 1998 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 - LPG TANK ASSEMBLY
98V263000FLEETWOOD ENT., INC.from 04/16/1997 to 10/16/1998V (Vehicle)860211/09/1998ODIFTCA, INC10/20/199810/21/1998
Defect SummaryVehicle description: folding travel trailers equipped with molded gas bottle cover assemblies. the upper molded gas bottle cover lid can become disengaged from the plastic pan during transit due to improper attachment of the lower rubber hold-down straps, severe wind turbulence, or vibration.
Consequence SummaryThis lid could fall onto the roadway creating a road hazard.
Corrective SummaryDealers will add a positive locking device to secure the upper molded gas bottle cover lid to the lower plastic pan.
NotesOwner notification is expected to begin november 9, 1998.owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact fleetwood folding trailers at 1-814-445-9661. also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
Fleetwood Grand Tour 1998 bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
EQUIPMENT - RECREATIONAL VEHICLE - LPG TANK ASSEMBLY
98605/21/1998602767Information on molded gas bottle cover. *yc1999-01-11
Fleetwood Grand Tour 1998 investigations
NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL - LINKAGES
SQ98019FTCA, INC10/23/199811/16/1998MOLDED GAS BOTTLE COVER
 Fleetwood issued a tsb informaing dealers to install a second rivet in the retaining cleat tot prevent the retaining cleat from rotating and allowing the hold down strap to unfasten