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NHTSA Recall 10V460000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Recreational Vehicles Vehicles:  Forest River Sandpiper, Forest River Sierra

NHTSA Recall 10V460000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	10V460000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     FOREST RIVER / SANDPIPER 	    	2011
     FOREST RIVER / SIERRA 	    	2011
Manufacturer: FOREST RIVER, INC. 	Mfr's Report Date: OCT 21, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V460000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 92
Summary:
FOREST RIVER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SANDPIPER AND SIERRA TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH DEXTER AXLES. ON SOME AXLES, CRACKS COULD APPEAR IN THE SPINDLE WELD.
Consequence:
THESE CRACKS CAN PROPAGATE AND CAUSE THE SPINDLE TO DETACH FROM THE AXLE TUBE, RESULTING IN THE SEPARATION OF THE WHEEL END FROM THE VEHICLE, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD AND/OR COMPROMISING THE DRIVER'S CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
FOREST RIVER IS WORKING WITH DEXTER AXLE AND WILL INSPECT THE AXLE SERIAL NUMBER AND REPLACE IT IF IT FALLS WITHIN THE SERIAL NUMBER RANGE. REPLACEMENT OF THE AXLE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 6, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FOREST RIVER'S WARRANTY DEPARTMENT AT 1-574-534-3167 OR DEXTER AXLE AT 1-800-400-2164.
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 .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
21 September 2010Dexter Axle spindle misalignment.
To: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: William G. Conway, Jr., Forest River, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 10V460000

PDF
- 456KB - 6 pages
8 October 2010Axle Assembly/Wheel End Separation
To: William Conway, Jr., Forest River, Inc.
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 10V460000

PDF
- 23KB - 3 pages
6 January 2011Reference: RECALL NO. Dexter Axle Campaign #10E048, Forest River Campaign #10V460
William L. Dunlap, Dexter Axle Company
NHTSA Recall 10V460000

PDF
- 35KB - 1 page
6 January 2011Reference: RECALL NO. Dexter Axle Campaign #10E048, Forest River Campaign #10V460
To: Auto Outlet USA
William L. Dunlap, Dexter Axle Company
NHTSA Recall 10V460000

PDF
- 34KB - 1 page
6 July 2011Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Forest River
NHTSA Recall 10V460000

PDF
- 53KB - 1 page
20 October 2011Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Forest River
NHTSA Recall 10V460000

PDF
- 32KB - 1 page
23 January 2012Vehicle Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Forest River
NHTSA Recall 10V460000

PDF
- 32KB - 1 page


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