Starcraft Folding Camping Trailer

Model Folding Camping Trailer made by Starcraft got 1 investigation as well as 2 recalls. The car had one investigation (suspension). There were some recalls concerningequipment and suspension.

Model 2007


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
07V485000STARCRAFT RV, INC.from 02/01/2007 to 08/31/2007V (Vehicle)101410/10/2007MFRSTARCRAFT RV, INC.10/16/200710/16/2007
Defect SummaryOn certain folding camping trailers (fct) equipped with a power winch unit, model p55000, built by carefree of colorado, an incorrect material was used in the manufacture of the cable shafts on some of these power winch units. under certain circumstances while the folding camping trailer top is being lifted, if the winch is placed into a stall condition, the cable shaft may break prior to the fuse or circuit breaker tripping.
Consequence SummaryShould the cable shaft break, the fct top could then free-fall into the lower position, possibly resulting in injuries.
Corrective SummaryDealers will install new cable shafts free of charge. the recall began on october 10, 2007. owners may contact starcraft at 260-593-2550.
NotesStarcraft recall no. 4582.customers 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
06V460000STARCRAFT RV, INC.from 06/15/2006 to 06/20/2006V (Vehicle)88ODISTARCRAFT RV, INC.11/29/200611/30/2006
Defect SummaryOn certain folding camping and travel trailers, the hub weld is insufficient to hold the spindle to the axle tube.
Consequence SummarySpindle separation from the axle tube can occur, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryStarcraft is working with lippert to replace the axles on the affected trailers. the manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. owners may contact starcraft at 1-260-593-2550..
NotesCustomers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration


NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
PE06036STARCRAFT RV, INC.09/07/200612/01/2006AXLE - SPINDLE WELD06V460000
 Starcraft has filed campaign 06v-460 to address 88 (1) 2007 model year folding camping trailers and (2) 2007 model year starcraft s/t trailers that may have been assembled with defective axle - spindle welds before these axles could be inspected by the axle supplier, lippert components, for the suspect condition.starcraft has reported no additional failures since the two incidents reported in july 2006 that launched this investigation.odi will monitor starcraft rv for the next six months (until may 2007) for any axle - spindle weld performance problems and will initiate further investigation if additional problems are reported.