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Four Winds Fun Mover Recall, Hurricane Recall, Infinity Recall, Magellan Recall, Windsport Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
Model Year(s):
FOUR WINDS / FUN MOVER
2008
FOUR WINDS / HURRICANE
2004-2008
FOUR WINDS / INFINITY
2002-2006
FOUR WINDS / MAGELLAN
2006-2007
FOUR WINDS / WINDSPORT
2002-2007

Manufacturer: FOUR WINDS INTERNATIONAL
Mfr's Report Date: MAY 29, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V204000
EA07016NHTSA Action Number: EA07016

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 684

Summary: FOUR WINDS IS RECALLING 684 Model Years 2002 - 2006 INFINITY, Model Year 2002 - 2007 WINDESPORT, Model Year 2004 - 2008 HURRICANE, Model Year 2006 - 2007 MEGALLAN AND Model Year 2008 FUN MOVER MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH AXLES THAT INCLUDE BOSCH ZOPS OR ZOHT PIN SLIDE HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES. WHEN COMBINED WITH OCCASIONAL OR SEASONAL VEHICLE OPERATION MAY EXPERIENCE CALIPERS STICKING IN THE APPLIED POSITION. THIS CAN RESULT IN ABNORMAL HEAT GENERATION AT THE WHEEL END CAUSING BRAKE DRAG. THE DRIVER WOULD NORMALLY HAVE WARNING OF THE BRAKE DRAG IF UNDETECTED BY THE DRIVER.

Consequence: THE DRIVER WOULD NORMALLY DETECT THE BRAKE DRAG BUT IF UNDETECTED THE TEMPERATURE INCREASE AT THE WHEEL END CAN EVENTUALLY LEAD TO SOFT PEDAL CONDITIONS DUE TO BRAKE FLUID BOIL, AND POSSIBLE EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE NECESSARY COMPONENTS.

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