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Originally Published in MotorHome Magazine

Prevost is recalling 189 model year 2008-2009 XLII-45, X3-45
motorhomes and H3-41, H3-45 and VIP coaches. Due to improper
installation of the escape hatch retaining bolts, these bolts can break.
If the bolts break, the escape hatch can fall down on to the roadway,
increasing the risk of property damage or a crash. Prevost will provide
parts and installation instructions to the owners of the affected
vehicles. The recall is expected to begin during October 2008. Owners
may contact Prevost at 1-418-883-3391. 08V-448

Monaco is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Safari Cascade
RD, Cheetah, Beaver Contessa, and Monterey Class A motorhomes equipped
with C7 or C9 caterpillar diesel engines. The fuel pump outlet check
plug may be cracked which could cause fuel to spray and leak. Fuel
leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Monaco is working with Caterpillar (please see 08E042). Caterpillar will
replace the fuel pump plug free of charge. The recall is expected to
begin during October 2008. Owners may contact Caterpillar
at-1-800-447-4986 or Monaco at 1-888-685-6545. 08V-450

Country Coach is recalling 238 model year 2006-2008 Affinity
and Magna motorhomes. Loss of power steering assist can occur in these
motorhomes. Loss of power steering assist can create an unsafe driving
condition which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the fan
drive hydraulic pump and the transmission mounted dry spline power
take-off with a wet spline power take-off and relocate the engine power
steering pump to the engine power steering mechanical drive pad. Owners
will be notified about this recall during October 2008, with
instructions that should they experience loss of power steering or a
severe reduction in the ability to steer the motorhome that they should
immediately contact Country Coach. The parts necessary for this recall
will not be available until mid-November 2008, at which time the owners
will be notified to bring in their vehicle for repair. Owners may
contact Country Coach at 1-800-547-8015. 08V-484

Dodgen is recalling 123 model year 2005-2006 20′, 22′, 24′, 26′
and 32′ commercial vehicles and 20′, 22′, 24′, 26′, and 30′ motorhomes
equipped with a two-door refrigerator manufactured by the Dometic
Corporation. The refrigerator may have a defect in the boiler tube.
Pressurized coolant solution could be released into an area where an
ignition source (gas flame) is present. Release of coolant under certain
conditions could ignite and result in a fire. Dodgen will be working
with Dometic in order to repair these refrigerators (please see 08E032).
Dometic will repair these refrigerators by installing a secondary burn
housing, a thermal fuse, and a melt fuse free of charge. Dometic has
retained Stericycle Inc. to manage this campaign. Stericycle will assist
the owner in locating dealerships or service centers and will provide
assistance with scheduling of appointments. Owners may contact
Dometic/Stericycle at 1-888-446-5157 or Dodgen at 1-800-247-1835.

Fleetwood is recalling 65 model year 2008-2009 American
Allegiance, American Eagle, American Heritage, American Tradition, and
Revolution L.E. motorhomes. These motorhomes fail to comply with the
requirements of Part 567, “Certification.” The label was printed with
the rear and intermediate tire psi rating reversed. A misprinted label
could lead to improper vehicle loading or tire inflation which could
result in tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Owners will be
provided with corrected certification labels and installation
instructions. If an owner is unable to install this label, a dealer can
install it for them. The recall is expected to begin during October
2008. Owners may contact Fleetwood at 1-800-509-3418. 08V-502

Fleetwood is recalling 124 model year 2008-2009 Jamboree GT and
Tioga SL motorhomes. The front clearance lights wiring may come in
contact with a portion of the metal mounting plate and could become
abraded. This could result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the wiring
and repair, if necessary. The recall is expected to begin during October
2008. Owners may contact Fleetwood at 1-800-509-3418. 08V-503

Fleetwood is recalling 518 model year2008-2009 Jamboree Sport
and Tioga Ranger motorhomes. The potable, gray and black holding tank
straps may experience a premature fatigue condition which may result in
one of the tanks separating from the motorhome. This could possibly
result in personal injury and/or a vehicle crash. Dealers will inspect
and repair the straps. The recall is expected to begin during October
2008. Owners may contact Fleetwood at 1-800-509-3418. 08V-504

Fleetwood is recalling certain Jamboree and Tioga Class C
motorhomes built on a Ford E450 chassis. A section of hard plastic
evaporative emission line near the EVAP system canister may be kinked
and completely restricted. This may affect a pressure increase in the
EVAP lines and fuel tank in high ambient temperatures, causing a release
of excess vapors when the gas cap is removed. Under certain conditions,
excess vapors and fuel may be sprayed from the fuel cap possibly
resulting in personal injury. Dealers will inspect and, if necessary,
replace the kinked evaporative line. The manufacturer has not yet
provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners may
contact Fleetwood at 1-800-509-3418. 08V-505

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