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Dutchmen Rubicon travel trailers recalled for faulty furnace installations - no outside vent

For about 7 months some Dutchmen Rubicon travel trailers were built with furnaces installed but no exterior vent hooked up for them.

Do you own one of these potentially deadly defect lemon Dutchmen Rubicon Travel Trailers?


Manufacturer: DUTCHMEN MANUFACTURING, INC.Mfr's Report Date: AUG 17, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V430000


Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG FURNACE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 171


Summary:
 DUTCHMEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 RUBICON TRAVEL TRAILERS MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 8, 2010, THROUGH JULY 15, 2011. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH THE EXTERIOR FURNACE VENT NOT INSTALLED IN THE SIDEWALL OF THE TRAILER. THE FURNACE CAN RUN WITHOUT THE PROPER EXHAUST VENTILATION AND RELEASE CARBON MONOXIDE TO THE INTERIOR OF THE UNIT. 


Consequence:
 THIS COULD RESULT IN ASPHYXIATION OR CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING. THE HEAT BUILD UP FROM THE EXHAUST CAN ALSO RESULT IN A FIRE.


Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRAILER TO VERIFY THE FURNACE EXHAUST IS PRESENT AND INSTALL ONE IF NECESSARY 

Unbelievable, folks. Building Rv's for 7 months and not noticing that there was no exterior venting for the furnace? Do you think the word incompetent applies here? How about just plain dumb? And dumber?

Call your dealer and find out right away if you own one of these potentially deadly dangerous lemon Dutchmen travel trailers. If your dealer isn't taking care of your defects promptly - call our Toll Free Lemon Dutchmen Rv Hotline at 1.888.331.6422, or email us right now for Rv Lemon Law help (click here).

Getting rid of lemon Rv's and travel trailer lemons is what we have been doing for over 30 years. We can do it for you too. And making the factory pay for the legal fees? Well, that's only fair.

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