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Old 08-21-2008, 05:38 AM   #1
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Default Airstream Interstate - Recall

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
AIRSTREAM / INTERSTATE 2008-2009

Manufacturer : AIRSTREAM, INC. Mfr's Report Date : JUL 16, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V334000 N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEATS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14

Summary:

AIRSTREAM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MY 2008-2009 CLASS B VANS BUILT WITH FACTORY INSTALLED DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISMS. THESE VANS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."

Consequence:
IT IS POSSIBLE THAT DURING A FRONTAL IMPACT, THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISM COULD FAIL CAUSING SEVERE INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANTS.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISMS WITH MODIFIED SEAT SWIVEL MECHANISMS THAT HAVE BEEN REINFORCED AND CONTAINS A STRONGER SWIVEL LOCKING BOLT. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JULY 31, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AIRSTREAM AT 1-937-596-6111.

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CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:16 PM   #2
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Default Re: Airstream Interstate - Recall

Report Receipt Date: DEC 20, 2012
NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V596000

Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 576

Manufacturer: Airstream, Inc.
SUMMARY:
Airstream is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 Interstate motorhomes manufactured August 2007, through December 2012 and equipped with the rear sofa floor plan. The electrical equipment underneath the sofa may come in contact with the seat belt buckle or metal cables from the seat.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the metal sofa components come in contact with the electrical components, electrical arcing could occur. Arcing may lead to a vehicle fire.
REMEDY:
Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will install a cover over the electrical components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by late January 2013. Owners may contact Airstream at 1-877-596-6111.
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
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Old 01-21-2014, 05:39 PM   #3
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Default Re: Airstream Interstate - Recall

Report Receipt Date: DEC 18, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V632000
Component(s): UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 552

Manufacturer: Airstream, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Airstream, Inc. (Airstream) is recalling 2013-2014 Airstream Interstate recereational vehicles manufactured August 2012 through October 2013. In the affected vehicles, the installation of the propane tank and the regulator may damage the regulator, allowing propane to escape out of the safety release vent if it experiences an over pressurized condition.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle is parked in an enclosed storage area, in the presence of an ignition source, the escaping propane can collect and potentially cause a fire and or explosion to occur.

REMEDY:
Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will replace the regulator on the propane tank, free of charge. The recall in expected to begin by early February 2014. Owners may contact the Airstream Warranty/Service Department by phone at 1-937-596-6111.

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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:53 AM   #4
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I'll wager a lot of those are still sitting on dealer lots....
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Old 12-30-2014, 09:27 PM   #5
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RECALL Subject : DRIVER'S SEAT BELT BUCKLE WIRE

Report Receipt Date: JUL 08, 2011
NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V349000
Component(s): SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 281

Manufacturer: AIRSTREAM, INC.

SUMMARY:
AIRSTREAM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 INTERSTATE TOURING COACHES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 18, 2008, THROUGH JUNE 24, 2011. THE DRIVER'S SEAT BELT BUCKLE WIRE COULD BE DAMAGED OR SEVERED WHEN THE DRIVER'S SEAT IS ADJUSTED FORWARD, BACKWARD, OR SWIVELED. THIS WIRE ALLOWS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) AND THE VEHICLE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) INDICATING IF THE DRIVER'S SEAT IS OCCUPIED AND THE SEAT BELT IS BUCKLED.

CONSEQUENCE:
IF THE DRIVER'S SEAT BELT BUCKLE WIRE IS DAMAGED OR SEVERED, THE SEAT BELT TENSIONER WILL NOT FUNCTION CORRECTLY ALLOWING THE DRIVER TO NOT BE SECURED TO THE SEAT, PREVENTING PROPER OPERATION OF THE SRS WHICH COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE DRIVER IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

REMEDY:
AIRSTREAM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE COACHES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 21, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AIRSTREAM AT 1-937-538-1268.

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OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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RECALL Subject : Possibility that Sliding Door may not be Opened

Report Receipt Date: JUN 02, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V336000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT , STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 232

Products Associated with this Recall close

AIRSTREAM INTERSTATE 2015-2016

SUMMARY:
Airstream, Inc. (Airstream) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Airstream Interstate NCV3 B motorhomes manufactured August 1, 2014, to May 18, 2015. In the affected vehicles, if the screen door is in the closed position and the vehicle's curbside sliding door is closed, the motorhome occupants may not be able to move the screen door in order to open the sliding door to exit the vehicle.

CONSEQUENCE:
If occupants are unable to open the sliding door and exit the vehicle in the event of an emergency, they would be at an increased risk of injury.

REMEDY:
Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will attach a stop on the screen door to keep the sliding door from shutting if the screen door is closed, free of charge. The recall began on June 29, 2015. Owners may contact Airstream customer service at 1-937-596-6111 extension 7401 or 7411.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to Home | Safercar -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
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Old 11-17-2015, 02:43 PM   #7
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Airstream Interstate Grand Tour AND Interstate Extended Motor Homes in certain 2015 and 2016 Models - Could have 'loose electrical connections and an 8 gauge interior wire harness grounding wire installed in a way that could cause this wire to thermally overheat if the main body ground becomes loose or disconnected...."
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Default 2019 Airstream Interstate - incorrect battery cable fuse

NHTSA Recall ID Number :18V832Manufacturer :Airstream, Inc.Subject :Incorrect Battery Cable Fuse may Overload Cable
MakeModelModel YearsAIRSTREAMINTERSTATE2019
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