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JayCo Recalls Norcold Equiped Trailers


Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
JAYCO / LEGACY 2002-2004
Manufacturer: JAYCO, INC.Mfr's Report Date: JUL 16, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V288000 NHTSA Action Number: EQ08009
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 273

Summary:
JAYCO IS RECALLING 273 MODEL YEAR 2002-2004 LEGACY FIFTH WHEEL MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD MODEL 1200LRIM REFRIGERATORS, MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 1, 2001 TO DECEMBER 31, 2002, WITH SERIAL NUMBERS BETWEEN 1273701 AND 1536607, NON-CONSECUTIVELY. A FATIGUE FAILURE IN THE SECTION OF THE COOLING UNIT WHICH CONTAINS THE REFRIGERANT COULD ALLOW THE LIQUID SOLUTION TO SLOWLY LEAK. IF A LEAK OCCURS AND THE REFRIGERATOR CONTINUES TO BE OPERATED AFTER SOLUTION CIRCULATION HAS CEASED THE HEAT SOURCE COULD GENERATE VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES. AT SUCH HIGH TEMPERATURES, THE COOLING UNIT COULD RUPTURE.
Consequence:
IF A LEAK OCCURS AND THE UNIT IS CONTINUES TO OPERATE, HYDROGEN GAS MAY BE EXPELLED AND CAN BE IGNITED, RESULTING IN A FIRE, POSSIBLY CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
JAYCO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLE'S REFRIGERATOR WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAYCO AT 1-800-283-8267 OR NORCOLD'S RECALL CENTER AT 1-800-767-9101.
Notes:
OWNERS 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 .
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John Stewart

Zero Motorcycles Recalls Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard

Picture of Recalled Off-Road Motorcycle

October 15, 2009;  Alert #10-702 - The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Model Year 2009 Zero X and Zero MX Off-Road Motorcycles

Units: About 200

Manufacturer: Zero Motorcycles Inc., of Scotts Valley, Calif.

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John Stewart

Sevylor® Tow Behinds Recalled

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July 23, 2009 Release # 09-285

Sevca LLC Recalls Sevylor® Tow Behinds; Quick Hitch Connectors Break, Posing Serious Hazard to Users

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Sevylor® Tow Behinds with Quick Hitch Connectors

Units: About 94,000

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John Stewart

Polaris Industries Recalls ATVs Due to Fire Hazard

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July 22, 2009
Alert #09-755

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: 2009 Model Year Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Units: About 4,700

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

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John Stewart

Firestone/Lemans Tire Recall


Tire Brand Name / Tire Line / Tire Size:     Production Dates:
    FIRESTONE / FR380 / P235/75R15     JUN 04, 2006 - SEP 08, 2007
    LEMANS / CHAMPION SE / P235/75R15     JUN 04, 2006 - SEP 02, 2006
Manufacturer: BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE NORTH AMERICA TIRE Mfr's Report Date: OCT 22, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08T026000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 162251
Summary:
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE NORTH AMERICA TIRE, LLC (BFNT) IS RECALLING 135,310 FIRESTONE FR380 TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JUNE 4, 2006 AND SEPTEMBER 8, 2007, AND 26,941 LEMANS CHAMPION SE TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JUNE 4, 2006 AND SEPTEMBER 2, 2006. THESE TIRES WERE PRODUCED WITH INSUFFICIENT TREAD BASE GUAGE.
Consequence:
CONTINUED USE OF THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY LEAD TO VIBRATION AND GROOVE CRACKING. EXTENDED USE COULD LEAD TO TREAD DISTORTION OR TREAD SEPARATION AND LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Remedy:
BFNT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. BFNT WILL ALSO MOUNT AND BALANCE THE REPLACEMENT TIRES, ALL AT NO CHARGE OR EXPENSE TO THE OWNER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 24, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BFNT TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-465-1904 OR VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.FIRESTONETIRE.COM.
Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY 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.

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