Posts Tagged ‘SAFETY RECALL’

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     TIFFIN / ALLEGRO 2006-2010
     TIFFIN / ALLEGRO BAY 2006-2010
Manufacturer: TIFFIN MOTORHOMES, INC. Mfr’s Report Date: JUN 15, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V327000 NHTSA Action Number: PE12004
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,304
Summary: 
TIFFIN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2010 ALLEGRO AND ALLEGRO BAY RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BOSCH HYDRAULIC BRAKES. HYDRAULIC BRAKE EQUIPPED MOTORHOME CHASSIS EXPOSED TO LONG PERIODS OF TIME OF NON-DRIVING MAY EXPERIENCE DIAMETRICAL BRAKE CALIPER PISTON GROWTH AND REDUCED PISTON TO BORE CLEARANCE POTENTIALLY LEADING TO BRAKE DRAG AND OVERHEATING RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE.Tiffin Allegro Motorhome
Consequence:
REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE MAY LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: 
TIFFIN WILL NOTIFY THE OWNERS, AND AUTHORIZED DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA (DTNA) DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, AS NECESSARY, REPLACE THE BRAKE CALIPERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 20, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes: 
CUSTOMERS 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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