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KZ New Vision Ultra Sport Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
K-Z NEW VISION ULTRA SPORT 2001-2003
Manufacturer: KZRV, L.P. Mfr's Report Date: AUG 19, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V336000 NHTSA Action Number: EQ08009
Component: EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected: 230
Summary:

 KZRV IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2001-2003 RECREATIONAL TRAILERS 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:

 KZRV IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD AND WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLE'S REFRIGERATOR WILL BE REPAIRED.

Regrigerators in Rv's have been a sore spot for owners for years and this is the umpteenth in a long line of recalls for motorcoach refrigerators that can catch fire.

If you've got a bad Rv, you need a Burdge attorney. Getting rid of lemon trailers, lemon Rv's and lemon motorhomes is what we do. Everyday. Since 1978.