DUTCHMEN ATLAS 2019 – POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS

Make : DUTCHMEN Model : ATLAS Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-09-12 – 2018-10-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V843000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2019-01-16 Date Received by ODI: 2018-11-28 Date Added to Database: 2018-12-03
Manufacturers Involved: Keystone RV Company
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 18-340
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 982
Summary:
      Keystone RV Company “Keystone” is recalling certain 2019 Keystone Cougar, Outback, Passport, Springdale, Bullet and Hideout recreational trailers and 2019 Dutchmen Aerolite and Atlas recreational trailers. The inner hub bearings of the axles may not have been sufficiently greased, which can cause the bearings to overheat and fail.
Consequence:
      If the bearings overheat, the hub may fail, affecting handling and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the hubs and bearings, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 16, 2019. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-340.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 ‘TTY 1-800-424-9153’, or go to www.safercar.gov.
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