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Originally Published in MotorHome Magazine

Entegra Coach is recalling 4 model year 2009 Anthem Class A motorhomes built on Spartan
chassis and equipped with Putnam hitches. After some period of use, certain trailer hitches
may develop stress fractures due to sharp radii and/or tool marking. Suspect hitches may
develop fractures and subsequent separation may occur, resulting in a vehicle crash,
property damage or pedestrian harm. Entegra Coach is working with Spartan who will replace
the trailer hitch free of charge. Tiffin is recalling 23 model year 2009 Allegro buses
equipped with ArvinMeritor axle assemblies. The wheel end studs may have been improperly
tempered rendering them brittle and susceptible to fracture. If one wheel stud fractures,
the remaining wheel studs are required to carry more load. If left in this condition, the
remaining wheel studs may also fracture even if they are properly manufactured. Fractured
wheel studs could result in a vehicle crash. Tiffin is working with ArvinMeritor who will
replace any aftermarket replacement stud free of charge. Owners may contact ArvinMeritor at
1- 248-435-8793 or Tiffin at 256-356-8661. Showtime is recalling 3 model year 2004
Showhauler motorhomes built on Freightliner chassis and 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. Titan will be working with Dometic in order to repair these
refrigerators. 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 Showtime at 574-825- 1130. Fleetwood is
recalling model year 2007-2008 Providence, Excursion, Expedition, Discovery and Boulder
diesel motorhomes. The battery cable is routed too close to a sharp edge located on top of
a shelf installed over the driveshaft. This can cause abrasion to the battery cable
insulation, leading to an electrical short and possibly a fire. Dealers will re-route the
cable away from the sharp edge location. This service will be performed for you free of
charge. The recall is expected to begin during March 2009. Owners may contact Fleetwood at

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