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Peterson Recalls 5th Wheel Trailers

Make / Models :
Model/Build Years:
PETERSON / EXCEL LIMITED EDITION
2007 and 2008
Manufacturer : PETERSON INDUSTRIES, INC. Mfr's Report Date : FEB 27, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V105000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 42
Summary:
 PETERSON IS RECALLING 42 Model Year 2007 and 2008 EXCEL LIMITED EDITION FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ATWOOD SEALED BURNER RANGES. THE RANGE AND SLIDE-IN BURNER TUBES LEADING FROM THE GAS MANIFOLD TO THE BURNER HEADS HAD A DEPRESSION OR "KINK" IN THE EXTERIOR BEND RESTRICTING PROPER AIRFLOW AND GAS MIXTURE.
Consequence:
 THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.
Remedy:
 PETERSON IS WORKING WITH ATWOOD TO HAVE THE TUBES REPLACED ON THESE RANGES