THOR MIRAGE 2003 – EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG FURNACE

Make : THOR Model : MIRAGE Year : 2003
Build Dates : 1996-02-01 – 2006-02-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V208000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2006-06-15 Date Received by ODI: 2006-06-13 Date Added to Database: 2006-06-13
Manufacturers Involved: THOR CALIFORNIA INC.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 615001
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG FURNACE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 64000
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRAVEL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH SUBURBAN AND ATWOOD FURNACES, THE FURNACE EXHAUST VENT WAS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. THE FURNACE EXHAUST VENT WILL ALLOW LEAKAGE OF FUMES WHICH CONTAIN COMBUSTION PRODUCTS, INCLUDING A HIGH CONCENTRATION OF POTENTIALLY LETHAL CARBON MONOXIDE GAS.
Consequence:
      FUMES COULD ENTER INTO THE TRAILER AND COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      OWNERS WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON INSPECTING THE FURNACE VENT. IF AN OWNER BELIEVES THE VENT IS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY, IS NOT SURE HOW TO INSPECT THE FURNACE EXHAUST VENT, OR NEEDS ASSISTANCE IN GETTING THE FURNACE EXHAUST VENT INSTALLATION INSPECTED AND CORRECTED, OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT THOR IMMEDIATELY AT 1-877-870-2638 OR VIA THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.THORCA.COM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 15, 2006.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      THOR CALIFORNIA RECALL NO. 615001.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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