Tmc Four Winds 5000

Tmc Four Winds 5000 2011 model

Tmc Four Winds 5000 2011 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
EQUIPMENT - RECREATIONAL VEHICLE - LPG TANK ASSEMBLY
10V646000THOR MOTOR COACHfrom 10/26/2010 to 11/11/2010V (Vehicle)12MFRTHOR MOTOR COACH12/17/201012/27/2010
Defect SummaryTmc is recalling certain model year 2011 four winds 5000 and chateau sport vehicles manufactured from october 26, 2010 through november 11, 2010. these vehicles do not have the required heat shield located in the proper place next to the lp gas tank. without the heat shield in place, heat is not properly dissipated around the exhaust of the vehicle. this potentially could result in a fire.
Consequence SummaryIn the event of a fire, there is a potential for property damage, personal injury or death.
Corrective SummaryDealers will relocate the heat shield to the proper location on the chassis to protect the lp tank. this service will be performed free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin during january 2011. owners may contact thor motor coach at 877-500-1020.
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 .