Dutchmen Lite Trailers

Model Lite Trailers made by Dutchmen got 4 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to tires. . There was one recall concerning equipment .

Model 2009


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
09V331000DUTCHMEN MANUFACTURING, INC.from 05/13/2008 to 08/04/2009V (Vehicle)5109/04/2009MFRDUTCHMEN MANUFACTURING, INC.08/18/200908/18/2009567
Defect SummaryDutchmen is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 dutchman and four winds trailers manufactured by dutchman because they fail to comply with the requirements of part 567, certification. the federal identification tag tire and loading information label does not contain the correct size.
Consequence SummaryDuring replacement of the tires, a consumer could install the incorrect tire potentially leading to a crash.
Corrective SummaryDutchman will mail the appropriate labels to owners free of charge. if the customer requires assistance installing the labels, a dealer will install the label. the recall is expected to begin on or before september 4, 2009. owners may contact dutchmen at 1-866-869-1109.
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 .

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Tl-the contact owns a 2009 dutchman lite 25cgs travel trailer. the contact stated the four tires would not pass inspection because of dry rotting and uneven wear. the trailer was not safe to drive and he had to purchase four new tires. the tires are trail express (na) size st205/75d15. the dealer was contacted where they stated the tires are out of warranty which was only a year. the manufacturer was contacted stating the tires are out warranty and offered no assistance. the failure mileage was 2,000......mw