DUTCHMEN ATLAS 2019 – SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : DUTCHMEN Model : ATLAS Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-07-09 – 2018-08-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V723000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-11-16 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-15 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-18
Manufacturers Involved: Keystone RV Company
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 18-334
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1276
Summary:
      Keystone RV Company “Keystone” is recalling certain 2019 Dutchmen Aerolite and Atlas, Keystone Bullet, Laredo, Cougar, Hideout, Passport and Springdale, and Crossroads Sunset fifth wheels and travel trailers. The axles may be missing inner bearing races on the hubs, which can cause the bearing to burnout or cause the hub to overheat.
Consequence:
      If the bearing cup is not installed it could lead to a bearing failure, affecting vehicle handling and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect axles for hub clearance. If the hub clearance is not sufficient, appropriate parts will be provided to correct the defect, free of charge. The recall began November 16, 2018. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-334.
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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