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Recall 2003 Windshield/Wiper


 

Defect in VISIBILITY : WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER : MOTOR

Problem:
ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH DUAL LINKAGE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEMS. THE WIPER MOTOR SECURING BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TORQUED AND SERCURED WITH THREAD LOCKING COMPOUND.

Result:
THE SECURING BOLTS MAY WORK LOOSE AND ALLOW THE WIPER ARMS TO TRAVEL OUTSIDE THEIR NORMAL PATH DURING OPERATION. THE DRIVER'S VISABILITY MAY BE IMPAIRED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective action:
CUSTOMERS WILL BE NOTIFIED AND THE EXISTING MOUNTING BOLTS WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED WITH NEW BOLTS, LOCK WASHER, AND THREAD LOCKER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 8, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORETRAVEL AT 936-564-8367.

This potentially affects/affected 315 vehicles/units.

Date owners notified by manufacturer:2003/10/08.

Manufacturer: FORETRAVEL, INC..

Beginning date of manufacturing: 2001/06/26.

End date of manufacturing:2003/06/06.

© Barry Brideau 2007