Columbia Open Road

Model Open Road made by Columbia got 2 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to equipment. . There was one recall concerning service brakes, hydraulic .

Model 1980


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
80V074000COLUMBIA MFG. CO.from 09/01/1979 to 01/01/1980V (Vehicle)537606/09/1980MFRCOLUMBIA BODY & EQUIP. CO06/17/198007/29/1980571122
Defect SummaryVehicles may not conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 122, motorcycle brake systems, which requires that each of the mopeds be equipped with two independently activated service brake systems. on the involved vehicles, the steel brake drum may have been left out of either the front or rear wheel hub.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and, if a brake drum is missing, will replace the entire wheel assembly without charge.
NotesVehicle description: mopeds.system: service brakes; brake drum.consequences of defect: omission of a brake drum will result in a complete lackof braking capability in either the front or rear brake systems. loss ofvehicle control and an accident could occur.note: owner may check the vehicle by squeezing the brake levers. if the levercomes into contact with the handle bar grip, a brake drum may be missing andmoped should be repaired before further operation.

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Tl*the contact owns a 1993 chevrolet s10. the contact stated that a replacement part that he purchased from a retailer was defective. the aftermarket part was a parts depot (na) replacement rotor. the serial number was unknown.
 Addendum odi 10281432: i made a complaint about defective rack and pinions on freightliner 2009 cascadia models on aug. 23, 2009. on aug. 24, 2009 one was overnighted at the behest of freightliner to my leased to company c. r. england, inc. who had previously purchased all available rack and pinions off the market to quietly/ secretly repair it's fleet. on aug. 31, 2009 nhtsa began an official investigation and c.r. england, inc, with freightliner's help issued it's own recall of the defective rack and pinions that same date. on sep. 2, 2009 i was q-commed by my dm for cre to call him asap. i did so and he informed me that my new rack and pinion was also defective and had to be repaired and to have it done in burns harbor, in some 998 miles away! i was just a mile away from freightliner dealership in cheyenne, wy and had the repairs done their and i have faxed that proof to nhtsa. on sep 4, 2009 cre retaliated against me by assigning a load of some 850 miles that delivered on sep. 9, 2009. i was already down some three weeks waiting for a rack and pinion, with fixed costs of lease at $762.50 per week, and a short week from the friday before and now another short week from pocatello, id to burns, harbor, in and this retaliation load that would not be added to the next weeks pay either - week ends at midnight on tuesday!!!! in other words my family would never be allowed to eat again with a substantially reduced contract to be forced into effect on september 21, 2009 by cre on all of its ic's! thus in light of this planned retaliation by cre against me and my family i will terminate my contract with cre on sep. 8, 2009 by turning in this 2009 freightliiner cascadia with a still defective new and repaired rack and pinion. *tr