K-z Sportster

Model Sportster made by K-z got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to tires. . There was one recall concerning structure .

Model 2007


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
07V145000KZRV, L.P.from 02/09/2007 to 02/23/2007V (Vehicle)28503/21/2007MFRKZRV, LP03/28/200703/28/2007
Defect SummaryOn certain travel and fifth wheel trailers equipped with hickory springs 'big easy triple steps,' an improper engagement of the bottom step pivot arm with the formed stop edge of the middle step support bracket can result in the bottom step rotating to an unsafe downward angle.
Consequence SummaryA person could be injured should the step give way while being used to enter or exit the trailer.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect the trailers for the manufacturing date sticker to verify the date of production of the step and, if necessary, will weld stock to each side of the lower (triple) step stop edges. the recall began on march 21, 2007. owners may contact kzrv at 1-800-768-4016.
NotesCustomers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Tire tread detached from tire tearing up trailer. tires were not 2 years old & were purchased new. tire pressure was checked just prior to trip & was accurate. tire did not blow it still had air in it until the next day. vehicle was traveling at 60 mph on interstate when tire tread came apart damaging trailer. the tire was a goodyear marathon st 225 - 75 r15 load range d.purchased in 2007. *tr