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Jayco Legacy Recall

2002 JAYCO LEGACY
2003 Jayco Legacy
2004 Jayco Legacy

Manufacturer: JAYCO, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: JUL 16, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V288000
EQ08009NHTSA Action Number: EQ08009

Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 273

Summary: JAYCO IS RECALLING 273 MODEL YEAR 2002 thru 2004 LEGACY FIFTH WHEEL MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD MODEL 1200LRIM REFRIGERATORS, MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 1, 2001 TO DECEMBER 31, 2002, WITH SERIAL NUMBERS BETWEEN 1273701 AND 1536607, NON-CONSECUTIVELY. A FATIGUE FAILURE IN THE SECTION OF THE COOLING UNIT WHICH CONTAINS THE REFRIGERANT COULD ALLOW THE LIQUID SOLUTION TO SLOWLY LEAK. IF A LEAK OCCURS AND THE REFRIGERATOR CONTINUES TO BE OPERATED AFTER SOLUTION CIRCULATION HAS CEASED THE HEAT SOURCE COULD GENERATE VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES. AT SUCH HIGH TEMPERATURES, THE COOLING UNIT COULD RUPTURE.

Consequence: IF A LEAK OCCURS AND THE UNIT IS CONTINUES TO OPERATE, HYDROGEN GAS MAY BE EXPELLED AND CAN BE IGNITED, RESULTING IN A FIRE, POSSIBLY CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.

Remedy: JAYCO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLE'S REFRIGERATOR WILL BE REPAIRED.

Be careful of refrigerators that burn up out there, folks.

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