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Offline joanfenn

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Re: Norcold fridge units certain models
« on: November 28, 2012, 07:14 PM »
Came across this while I was killing time this afternoon.  Who knows who it might help out.
 1988 WINNEBAGO MINNIE WINNIE EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE (Change Vehicle) The following EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE recall/defect on 1988 WINNEBAGO MINNIE WINNIE vehicles was reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety administration on 2002-12-10. For more information contact the National Highway Traffic Safety administration or the US Department of Transportation. See recall summary below.
 
Build Years/Makes/Models: [/t][/t]
1987 - 1996 WINNEBAGO BRAVE
1987 - 1996 WINNEBAGO MINNIE WINNIE
1987 - 1996 WINNEBAGO MINNIE
1987 - 1996 ITASCA SUNDANCER
1987 - 1996 ITASCA SUNRISE
1987 - 1996 ITASCA SPIRIT
UNits affected: [/t]
1531
Recall Number: [/t]
02V277005
Summary: [/t]
CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD REFRIGERATOR COOLING UNITS MODEL NUMBERS 1200LR AND 1200RIM WITH SERIAL NUMBERS BETWEEN 700000 AND 1008700 . THESE REFRIGERATORS CAN EXPERIENCE LOW CYCLE FATIGUE FAILURE WHICH CAN LEAD TO THE LIQUID SOLUTION SLOWLY LEAKING FROM THE SEALED, PRESSURIZED COOLING UNIT THROUGH A SMALL CRACK.
Consequence: [/t]
IF A LEAK OCCURS AND THE UNIT IS CONTINUALLY OPERATED, HYDROGEN GAS MAY BE EXPELLED AND CAN BE IGNITED, RESULTING IN A FIRE, POSSIBLY CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: [/t]
NORCOLD WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDE A REPLACEMENT COOLING UNIT FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NOROLD SERVICE AT 1-800-667-3005 OR WINNEBAGO AT 641-585-3535.
Notes: [/t]
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4326).
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Re: Norcold fridge units certain models
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2012, 07:26 PM »
Thank you for sharing this!
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