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Excel Limited Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on Limited vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-03-05 due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2002, Limited's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the recreational vehicle. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Excel Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Excel Limited vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Excel Limited

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2012-03-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-03-05)
Recall Summary: PETERSON INDUSTRIES, INC. IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 EXCEL LIMITED RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRIC/HYDRAULIC (E/H) BRAKE ACTUATOR PUMPS. SOME OF THESE PUMPS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY HEAT TREATED. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE PREMATURE WEAR OF SOME CRITICAL COMPONENTS IN THESE PUMPS 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: PETERSON WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACTUATORS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 1, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PETERSON INDUSTRIES AT 1-800-368-3759.
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 TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V084000
   
2010-12-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-28)
Recall Summary: PETERSON INDUSTRIES, INC. IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002 THROUGH 2011 EXCEL FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS, MODELS LIMITED, CLASSIC, WINSLOW, AND WILD CARGO, EQUIPPED WITH DIMPLEX ELECTRAFLAME, SYMPHONY, OR OPTIFLAME BRANDED ELECTRIC FIREPLACES, STOVES, AND FIREPLACE INSERTS. THE PLUG IN REMOTE CONTROL RECEIVER FOR THE FIREPLACE CAN OVERHEAT.
Hazard: AN OVERHEATED RECEIVER COULD CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy: PETERSON IS WORKING WITH DIMPLEX TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. DIMPLEX WILL PROVIDE OWNERS A FREE REPLACEMENT PLUG-IN REMOTE CONTROL KIT. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DIMPLEX NORTH AMERICA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-888-346-7539 PETERSON AT 1-785-282-6825.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V653000
   
2010-09-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-09-28)
Recall Summary: PETERSON INDUSTRIES IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 EXCEL WINSLOW, LIMITED, AND WILD CARGO MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH SUBURBAN GAS COOK STOVES WITH SEALED BURNERS. THE UNITS INVOLVED USE AN ALUMINUM TUBE TO CARRY LIQUID PROPANE GAS FROM THE OVEN CONTROL VALVE TO THE GAS ORIFICE WHICH SUPPLIES GAS TO THE BURNER. THIS CAN CAUSE THE TUBE TO BREAK RESULTING IN A GAS LEAK WHEN THE OVEN BURNER ATTEMPTS TO LIGHT.
Hazard: A GAS LEAK OCCURRING IN THE AREA OF THE OVEN PILOT CAN CAUSE A "FLASH" WHEN THE GAS IGNITES, AND WOULD CAUSE A FIRE IF THE OVEN VALVE IS NOT PROMPTLY TURNED OFF.
Remedy: PETERSON INDUSTRIES WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REPLACEMENT GAS LINE THAT HAS BEEN SOURCED AND TESTED TO INSURE THAT THE DEFECT WHICH CREATED THE STRESS POINT HAS BEEN ELIMINATED. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 3, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PETERSON INDUSTRIES at 1-785-282-6825.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V440000
   
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