Coachmen Trailer

Model Trailer made by Coachmen got 1 consumer complain as well as 2 recalls. Consumer complaints with reference to tires. . There were some recalls concerningfuel system, other and suspension.

Model 1998


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
98V010001COACHMEN RV COMPANY V (Vehicle)MFRCOACHMEN INDUSTRIES, INC.01/13/199806/02/1998
Defect SummaryVehicle description: travel trailers equipped with 20 lb. lpg cylinders supplied by manchester tank. these cylinders are equipped with an overfill protection. the overfill protection device may not function properly.
Consequence SummaryIf a cylinder is overfilled, and some of the gas leaks out, the vapors could ignite if there was a source of ignition present.
Corrective SummaryManchester tank is performing the owner notification and remedy campaign for this recall. manchester will replace these lpg cylinders.
NotesOwner notification by manchester tank began january 28, 1998.owners who do not get their lpg cylinder replaced free of charge within a reasonable time should contact manchester tank/recall management at 1-800-420-7511.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
97V190005COACHMEN RV COMPANY V (Vehicle)219ODICOACHMEN INDUSTRIES, INC.11/28/199706/02/1998
Defect SummaryVehicle description: travel and folding trailers equipped with dexter axles. the wheel bearings used in some of these axles have a metallurgical defect causing early failure.
Consequence SummaryA wheel bearing failure could result in the loss of the wheel end from the axle increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryDexter axle is conducting the notification and remedy for this recall. dealers will inspect the axles and replace the wheel bearings if necessary.
NotesOwner notification began during december 1997. 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 dexter axle at 1-800-400-2164.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.

Consumer Complaints

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 On a trip to the southwest, my 1998 coachmen 30' travel trailer had 3 out of 4 tires blow out. they had plenty of tread, and were inflated to 50 psi. size is str 245-75r15. i believe they were all carlisle. the failures occured over a 1-week period.*ak