ATC RSX Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on RSX vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-10-24 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-11-05, was due to a problem with the latches/locks/linkages. Approximately 4295 vehicles were involved. Since 2008, RSX's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for ATC RSX
|2013-10-24||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-05)|
|Recall Summary:||Aluminum Trailer Company (ATC) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 Quest, RSX, and Raven trailers manufactured January 2008 through April 2013 and equipped with Fastec-brand door locks. It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt.|
|Hazard:||If the deadbolt jams, the interior side of the door lock may also jam. A person inside the travel trailer at the time will then be locked in and be unable to exit the vehicle without using the emergency exit, increasing the risk of injury.|
|Remedy:||ATC will notify owners, and Fastec will coordinate the inspection and replacement of the cylinders, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 30, 2013. Owners may contact ATC at 1-574-773-2440 or Fastec at 1-800-837-2505.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
|2012-04-18||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-04-18)|
|Recall Summary:||ALUMINUM TRAILER COMPANY (ATC) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 RSX GOOSENECK AND QUEST (QST) CAR HAULERS EQUIPPED WITH A DEXTER AXLE BRAND ELECTRIC/HYDRAULIC (E/H) BRAKE ACTUATOR PUMP. THIS PUMP MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY HEAT TREATED. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE PREMATURE WEAR OF SOME CRITICAL COMPONENTS IN THIS PUMP WHICH CAN RENDER THE UNIT INOPERABLE.|
|Hazard:||THE E/H BRAKE ACTUATOR PROVIDES BRAKING POWER TO THE TRAILER BRAKES. FAILURE OF THE ACTUATOR CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF BRAKING EFFORT BY THE TRAILER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||ATC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEXTER AXLE DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ELECTRIC/HYDRAULIC (E/H) BRAKE ACTUATOR PUMPS, FREE OF CHARGE. ATC HAS NOT PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ATC AT 1-877-441-2440.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TOHTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.