Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     THOR MOTOR COACH / AVANTI 2011
     THOR MOTOR COACH / OUTLAW 2008-2010
Manufacturer: THOR MOTOR COACH Mfr’s Report Date: JUN 19, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V280000 NHTSA Action Number: PE12004
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 90
Thor Motor Coach is 2011’s #1 Selling Motorhome BrandSummary:
THOR MOTOR COACH (TMCRV) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 OUTLAW AND MODEL YEAR 2011 AVANTI RECREATIONAL VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 24, 2008, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 28, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH BOSCH HYDRAULIC DISC 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.
Consequence:
  REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
  FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS (FCCC) WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY OR OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THOR MOTOR COACH AT 1-877-500-1020.
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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