Winnebago Cw822fw

Model Cw822fw made by Winnebago got 7 recalls. There were some recalls concerningcommunications, steering and suspension.

Model 1990

Recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
COMMUNICATIONS - HORN ASSEMBLY
91V150000WINNEBAGO IND., INC.from 01/01/1990 to 12/01/1990V (Vehicle)16011/13/1991MFRWINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.09/17/199109/25/1991
Defect SummaryThe horn activating switch components located in the steering column can wear abnormally.
Consequence SummaryThe horn may be energized and sound constantly, or notenergize and fail. this could lead to an inabilty to warn other drivers ina crash situation, and result in vehicle damage and increased risk of injury.
Corrective SummaryReplace the steering wheel hub and horn brush. arrange the parts to avoid the premature wear conditions.
NotesSystem: communications: horn assembly.vehicle description: commercial trucks.
STEERING - GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
91V153000WINNEBAGO IND., INC.from 01/01/1990 to 12/01/1990V (Vehicle)16011/13/1991MFRWINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.09/17/199109/25/1991
Defect SummaryThe steering gear mounting bracket bolts may become loose and allow the gear to move out of position.
Consequence SummaryThe steering effort increases and may cause loss ofsteering control and a possible vehicle accident.
Corrective SummaryReplace the mounting bolts; place a spacer plate between the steering gear mounting bracket and the left front frame; reattach the steering gear assembly mounting bracket to the frame using new hardened nuts torqued to 285 foot pounds.
NotesSystem: steering.vehicle description: commercial trucks.
STEERING - RACK AND PINION
91V152000WINNEBAGO IND., INC.from 01/01/1990 to 12/01/1990V (Vehicle)16011/13/1991MFRWINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.09/17/199109/25/1991
Defect SummaryThe steering gear intermediate shaft clamps used to retain the intermediate shaft to the steering gear shaft and the column shaft can become loose because of incorrect bolt size and clamp force.
Consequence SummaryLoose intermediate shaft clamps could wear smooth therespective splines of each connecting part and cause the assembly to fall apart.this results in loss of steering control and a possible vehicle accident.
Corrective SummaryReplace the pinch bolts in the intermediate steering shaft assembly with 7/16 bolts. torque bolts 63 to 75 foot pounds.
NotesSystem: steering, column.vehicle description: commercial trucks.
SUSPENSION - FRONT - CONTROL ARM
91V151000WINNEBAGO IND., INC.from 01/01/1990 to 12/01/1990V (Vehicle)16011/13/1991MFRWINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.09/17/199109/25/1991
Defect SummaryThe lower ball joint retaining nut that holds the lower ball joint to the steering knuckle was not torqued correctly.
Consequence SummaryIf the lower ball joint becomes disconnected from thesteering knuckle, the wheel will tip outward resulting in loss of steeringcontrol and a possible vehicle accident.
Corrective SummaryInspect lower ball joints, replace worn parts, and torque the lower ball joint mounting nut 130 to 150 foot pounds.
NotesSystem: suspension.vehicle description: commercial trucks.
SUSPENSION - FRONT - SHOCK ABSORBER
91V154000WINNEBAGO IND., INC.from 01/01/1990 to 12/01/1990V (Vehicle)16011/13/1991MFRWINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.09/17/199109/25/1991
Defect SummaryThe rear shock absorber bracket causes the rear shock absorber lower mounting hardware to fail prematurely.
Consequence SummaryThe rear shock absorber may become detached and causedamage to surrounding components (tires, springs, etc.) which could lead toloss of vehicle control and an accident.
Corrective SummaryRemove old shock absorber mounting brackets, reattach new brackets to frame, adapt shock absorbers and add a jounce pad spacer between each jounce pad and the new shock absorber brackets.
NotesSystem: suspension.commercial trucks.
WHEELS
91V148000WINNEBAGO IND., INC.from 01/01/1990 to 12/01/1990V (Vehicle)16011/13/1991MFRWINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.09/17/199109/25/1991
Defect SummaryRoad debris may enter an opening in the rear suspension trailing arm and damage the bearing seal.
Consequence SummaryVehicle stability may be impaired under certain roador operating conditions which may cause loss of vehicle control.
Corrective SummaryDrill a 1/8 inch vent/drain hole, clean the bearing seal area, apply heavy washout resistant grease between the hub assembly and the trailing arm surfaces, and install a foam rubber plug into the angled opening at inboard side of the trailing arm.
NotesSystem: rear wheel assembly.vehicle description: commercial trucks.
WHEELS - CAP/COVER/HUB
91V149000WINNEBAGO IND., INC.from 01/01/1990 to 12/01/1990V (Vehicle)16011/13/1991MFRWINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.09/17/199109/25/1991
Defect SummaryThe front and rear wheel hub retainer nuts have been incorrectly torqued. the preload on the bearing from the loosened hub retainer nut may cause bearing failure.
Consequence SummaryA wheel bearing failure may cause the axle to break,resulting in loss of vehicle control and possible vehicle accident.
Corrective SummaryInspect bearing and replace if necessary. torque the hub retainer nut 230 to 350 foot pounds.
NotesSystem: wheel hub assembly.vehicle description: commercial trucks.