Alfa Travel Trailer 1981

Model Travel Trailer made in 1981 by Alfa got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning trailer hitches .

Model 1981


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
85V117000ALFA LEISURE,INC.from 01/01/1980 to 07/01/1985V (Vehicle)82009/24/1985ODIALFA LEISURE,INC.09/24/198509/30/1985
Defect SummaryPinboxes welded to the hitch of the 5th wheel unit may bend under certain conditions where maximum stress is approached or exceeded, causing the kingpin to break. consequence of defect: if the kingpin breaks free of the pinbox, the trailer could slide off the hitch and damage the towing truck or may separate completely from the towing vehicle and result in an accident.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryRepair and reinforce pinbox as necessary.
NotesVehicle description: travel trailers, 5th wheel type. system: trailer hitch, 5th wheel.