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Thor America Refrigerator Recalls

2003 - 2005 THOR AMERICA CHATEAU
2003 - 2005 THOR AMERICA CITATION
2003 - 2005 THOR AMERICA CORSAIR
Manufacturer : THOR AMERICA
Mfr's Report Date : JUL 17, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V369000
EQ08010 NHTSA Action Number: EQ08010
Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2700
Summary: THOR AMERICA IS RECALLING 2,700 Model Year 2003 - 2005 CITATION, CHATEAU, AND CORSAIR TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION. THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.
Consequence: IF THIS SOLUTION IS EXPOSED TO AN IGNITION SOURCE UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES, IT CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: THOR AMERICA IS WORKING WITH DOMETIC TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 08E032). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE.

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