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Peterson Classic Recall, Peterson Excel Recall

2001 PETERSON Classic
2001 - 2002 Peterson Excel Limited Edition

Manufacturer : PETERSON INDUSTRIES, INC.
Mfr's Report Date : AUG 05, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V415000
EQ08009NHTSA Action Number: EQ08009

Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5

Summary: PETERSON IS RECALLING 5 Model Year 2001 CLASSIC AND Model Year 2001 - 2002 EXCEL LIMITED EDITION FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. A FATIGUE FAILURE IN THE SECTION OF THE COOLING UNIT WHICH CONTAINS THE REFRIGERANT COULD ALLOW THE LIQUID SOLUTION TO SLOWLY LEAK.

Consequence: EXTENDED OPERATION OF A LEAKING COOLING UNIT COULD LEAD TO A FIRE FROM GAS WHICH MIGHT ESCAPE.

Remedy: PETERSON IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 08E030). NORCOLD WILL PROVIDE THERMAL SWITCH KITS TO OWNERS ALONG WITH THE NECESSARY FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS.

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