Monday

Itasca Ellipse Recall, Itasca Horizon Recall, Itasca Latitude Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
2008 and 2009 ITASCA ELLIPSE
2008-2009 ITASCA HORIZON
2008-2009 ITASCA LATITUDE
2008-2009 ITASCA MERIDIAN

Manufacturer: WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: OCT 17, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V573000
N/ANHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 594

Summary: WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING 594 Model Year 2008 and 2009 DESTINATION, JOURNEY, TOUR, VECTRA, AND ITASCA LATITUDE, MERIDIAN, ELLIPSE, AND HORIZON MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH SAF-HOLLAND ADL SERIES REAR SUSPENSIONS. IN SOME INSTANCES THE TRANSVERSE BEAM WAS NOT PROPERLY WELDED WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FAILURE OF THE WELD.

Consequence: IF THE WELD FAILS, VEHICLE STABILITY WHILE CORNERING COULD BE AFFECTED RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH. IN ADDITION, THE TRANSVERSE BEAM COULD DROP TO THE GROUND CAUSING SPARKS THAT COULD CAUSE A FIRE HAZARD.

Remedy: WINNEBAGO IS WORKING WITH DAIMLER TRUCKS/SAF-HOLLAND TO HAVE A VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE ADL TRANSVERSE BEAM PERFORMED. IF A WELD DEFECT IS IDENTIFIED, SAF-HOLLAND WILL PROVIDE A SERVICE REPLACEMENT KIT THAT CONTAINS A NEW TRANSVERSE BEAM, ALL NECESSARY INSTALLATION HARDWARE, BEAM REPLACEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONS.

If you've got a lemon Itasca, a lemon Winnebago, or any Rv lemon, call us, 1-888-331-6422 Toll Free, or email us right now for free help. Getting rid of lemons is what we do. Everyday.

Burdge Law Office
Because life is too short to put up with a lemon Rv.