Fleetwood Orbit Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Orbit vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2006-09-07 due to a problem with the temporary/emergency spare tire. Approximately 429 vehicles were involved. Since 2005, Orbit's have experienced approximately 2 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 Fleetwood Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Fleetwood Orbit
|2006-09-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-09-07)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH IMPROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SPARE TIRE SUPPORT BRACKETS THAT CAUSE THE SPARE TIRE TO HANG TOO LOW TO THE GROUND.|
|Hazard:||IF THE SPARE TIRE CONTACTS THE GROUND IT CAN BREAK AWAY FROM ITS SUPPORT, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD WHICH MAY RESULT IN VEHICLE DAMAGE AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RELOCATE THE SPARE TIRE AND CARRIER TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT GROUND CLEARANCE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 800-445-3307.|
|Additional Info:||FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 60828.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.|
|2005-04-28||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-04-28)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN TOWABLE TRAVEL TRAILERS WERE BUILT WITHOUT A BEDROOM EMERGENCY EGRESS WINDOW.|
|Hazard:||IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE OR OTHER EMERGENCY, PERSONS IN THE FRONT BEDROOM AREA MUST EXIT THROUGH THE ACCESS DOOR. IF THE ACCESS DOOR IS BLOCKED, THERE IS NO WAY OUT OF THE TRAILER, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES TO THE TRAILER OCCUPANTS.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CURRENT SLIDING WINDOW WITH AN EMERGENCY EGRESS EXIT WINDOW FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD FOLDING TRAILER AT 1-814-445-9661.|
|Additional Info:||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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