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Winnebago and Itaska Motorhome Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:     Model Year(s):
     ITASCA / SUNCRUISER     2005-2006
     ITASCA / SUNRISE     2002-2006
     WINNEBAGO / ADVENTURER     2005-2006
     WINNEBAGO / BRAVE     2002-2004
     WINNEBAGO / VOYAGE     2005-2006
Manufacturer: WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC. Mfr's Report Date: APR 06, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V113000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2331
Summary:
 WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING 2,331 MY 2002-2004 BRAVE AND ITASCA SUNRISE MY 2005 2006 WINNEBAGO VOYAGE, ADVENTURER, ITASCA SUNRISE AND SUNCRUISER MOTOR HOMES. THE PROPANE TANK MOUNTING BRACKET MAY HAVE AN INCOMPLETE OR IMPROPER WELD.
Consequence:
 SHOULD THE WELD FAIL, THE PROPANE TANK CAN TIP OR FALL, POSSIBLY RELEASING PROPANE WHICH HAS THE POTENTIAL TO IGNITEA FIRE, RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR VEHICLE AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND PROPERLY WELD THE BRACKET FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO AT 800-537-1885.
Notes:
 WINNEBAGO RECALL NO. 112. 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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