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Airstream International Recall

Consumer often check vehicle labels to make sure they are putting the right amount of air in their tires. Federal law requires motor vehicles to have labels telling owners about the tire pressures that should be used in the vehicle tires. There's a reason for that.

Not only does over or under inflation affect tire wear and fuel mileage, but it can seriously affect the safe operation of the vehicle too. Tires with the wrong amount of air in them cause the tire to fail, perhaps even blow out while on the highway. It can also change the way the vehicle will react in a sudden emergency maneuver and that can cause an accident that might not otherwise occur.

When the labels have the wrong tire pressure numbers on them, during the life of the vehicle the odds are that some future owner is going to make a costly mistake. It can lead to an accident. That's why recalls are sometimes issued to fix mislabeling problems. Here's a recall for just one such problem.

AIRSTREAM / INTERNATIONAL     2012-2013
Manufacturer: AIRSTREAM, INC. Mfr's Report Date: APR 27, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V184000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 12
Summary:
 AIRSTREAM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 INTERNATIONAL EDDIE BAUER TRAVEL TRAILERS. THE PART 567 CERTIFICATION LABELS ON THE VEHICLES CONTAIN INCORRECT TIRE AND RIM SIZE INFORMATION. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.”
Consequence:
 INCORRECT TIRE AND TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION ON THE LABEL COULD LEAD TO THE INSTALLATION OF A TIRE WITH THE WRONG LOAD RATING AND INSUFFICIENT TIRE PRESSURE. THESE CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN TIRE FAILURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 AIRSTREAM WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL
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