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Fleetwood Wilderness Recalls

There has been 1 recall on Wilderness vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-07-15 due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Approximately 70101 vehicles were involved. Since 1997, Wilderness's have experienced approximately 10 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the labels, lugs/nuts/bolts, axle assembly, structure and wheels. 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.

Recalled Fleetwood Wilderness vehicles

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2008-07-15 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-15)
Recall Summary: FLEETWOOD IS RECALLING 70,101 MY 2003-2007 SOUTHWIND, PACE ARROW, BOUNDER, FLAIR, STORM, FIESTA, TERRA GAS CLASS A MOTOR HOMES; BOUNDER, DISCOVERY, PROVIDENCE, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, REVOLUTION, AMERICAN EAGLE, AMERICAN HERITAGE, AMERICAN TRADITION DIESEL CLASS A MOTOR HOMES; JAMBOREE TIOGA CLASS C MOTOR HOMES; AND PROWLER, WILDERNESS, TERRY, MALLARD, PIONEER, PRIDE AND TRIUMPH CONVENTIONAL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATORS MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION. THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.
Hazard: IF THIS SOLUTION IS EXPOSED TO AN IGNITION SOURCE UNDER CERTAIN SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES, IT CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: FLEETWOOD IS WORKING WITH DOMETIC TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 08E032). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. DOMETIC HAS RETAINED STERICYCLE INC. TO MANAGE THIS CAMPAIGN. STERICYCLE WILL ASSIST THE OWNER IN LOCATING DEALERSHIPS OR SERVICE CENTERS AND WILL PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-322-8216.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V320000
   
2007-08-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-10)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, "CERTIFICATION." THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE CERTIFICATION AND TIRE INFORMATION LABELS DENOTING THE TIRE PRESSURE IS INCORRECT.
Hazard: DRIVING WITH UNDER-INFLATED TIRES CAN CAUSE OR CONTRIBUTE TO PREMATURE TIRE FAILURE THAT COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE SENT CORRECT FEDERAL CERTIFICATION AND TRAILER WEIGHT INFORMATION TAGS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. AN OWNER CAN HAVE THESE TAGS INSTALLED AT THEIR DEALERSHIP IF THEY DO NOT WANT TO INSTALL THE TAGS THEMSELVES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 15, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-445-3307.
Additional Info: FLEETWOOD RECALL NO.70806.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V352000
   
2007-03-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-03-20)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES AND TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH A TWO-DOOR REFRIGERATOR, MANUFACTURED BY THE DOMETIC CORPORATION, MAY HAVE A DEFECT IN THE BOILER TUBE. PRESSURIZED COOLANT SOLUTION COULD BE RELEASED INTO AN AREA WHERE AN IGNITION SOURCE (GAS FLAME) IS PRESENT.
Hazard: RELEASE OF COOLANT UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: FLEETWOOD WILL BE WORKING WITH DOMETIC IN ORDER TO REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS (PLEASE SEE 06E076). DOMETIC WILL REPAIR THESE REFRIGERATORS BY INSTALLING A SECONDARY BURN HOUSING, A THERMAL FUSE, AND A MELT FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. DOMETIC HAS RETAINED STERICYCLE INC. TO MANAGE THIS CAMPAIGN. STERICYCLE WILL ASSIST YOU IN LOCATING DEALERSHIPS OR SERVICE CENTERS AND WILL PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-322-8216.
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=07V120000
   
2006-02-28 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-02-28)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN CONVENTIONAL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH IMPROPERLY HARDENED AXLE WHEEL STUDS.
Hazard: IMPROPERLY TIGHTENED WHEEL STUDS MAY BREAK AT ANY TIME, CAUSING THE WHEEL AND TIRE ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE TRAILER, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY OR A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE TRAILER HUB AND DRUM ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 29, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 800-455-3307.
Additional Info: FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 60227.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V060000
   
2006-01-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-01-18)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS, THE AXLE WIDTH IS TOO NARROW CAUSING THE TIRES TO RUB ON THE INSIDE OF THE WHEEL WELL HOUSING.
Hazard: THIS CAN CAUSE THE TIRES TO FATIGUE AND PREMATURELY FAIL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND CHANGE THE AXLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS TELEPHONED ALL DEALERS AND OWNERS CONCERNING THIS RECALL. A FOLLOWUP LETTER WILL BE SENT DURING JANUARY OR FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-322-8216.
Additional Info: FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 60109.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V012000
   
2005-06-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-06-21)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS HAVE MISSING WELDS ON THE CHASSIS CROSS-MEMBERS.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE CROSS-MEMBER TO BECOME DISLODGED, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD IF THE FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILER IS IN MOTION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: LIPPERT COMPONENTS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH FLEETWOOD, WILL INSPECT THE CROSS-MEMBERS FOR MISSING WELDS, REPAIR THE WELDS IF NECESSARY, AND ADD ADDITIONAL SUPPORT TO THE AFFECTED AREA. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LIPPERT DIRECTLY AT 1-866-524-7821 TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO HAVE THIS INSPECTION AND REPAIR PERFORMED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2005.
Additional Info: FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 50615. 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=05V289000
   
2004-07-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-07-01)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL AND CONVENTIONAL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH ALUMINUM WHEELS MAY NOT HAVE HAD THE PROPER WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE APPLIED. ADDITIONALLY, PAINT APPLIED TO THE MATING SURFACE OF THE HUB MAY CAUSE THE LUG NUTS TO BE MORE SENSITIVE TO LOOSENING DURING THE INITIAL SETTLING-IN OF COMPONENTS AND AFTER A WHEEL HAS BEEN REMOVED FOR SERVICE.
Hazard: A WHEEL SEPARATION COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT, REPAIR, OR REPLACE ANY DAMAGED WHEELS, LUG NUTS, LUG STUDS, AND MATING SURFACES. DEALERS WILL ALSO REMOVE PAINT FILM FROM THE MATING SURFACES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-509-3418.
Additional Info: FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 40521.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V310000
   
2004-03-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-03-26)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CONVENTIONAL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH SIEMENS Q CIRCUIT BREAKER, THE CIRCUIT BREAKERS WERE MIS-MARKED.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN AN OVERHEATED CONDUCTOR IN A SUSTAINED OVERLOAD CONDITION WHICH COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE CIRCUIT BREAKER IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY APRIL 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-322-8216.
Additional Info: FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 40322.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V145000
   
2003-11-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-11-14)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH SAMSUNG MICROWAVE OVENS, THESE OVENS WERE PRODUCED WITH A DEFECTIVE PANEL. AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CAN OCCUR BETWEEN CIRCUIT PATTERNS ON THE MEMBRANE PANEL, ESPECIALLY OVERLAPPED BY A "JUMPER" OR JUMP WIRE. THIS MAY CAUSE THE OVEN TO ACTIVATE WITHOUT PRESSING ANY KEY PADS.
Hazard: AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CAN OCCUR CAUSING THE OVEN TO ACTIVATE WITHOUT PRESSING ANY KEY PADS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXCESSIVE HEAT, SMOKE, OR POSSIBLY A FIRE.
Remedy: SAMSUNG WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS AND REPAIR THE PANEL FREE OF CHARGE. IN THE MEANTIME, CONSUMERS SHOULD UNPLUG THEIR MICROWAVE, IF POSSIBLE. IF THE CONSUMER IS UNABLE TO UNPLUG THE MICROWAVE, THEY SHOULD LEAVE THE DOOR AJAR UNTIL THE PANEL IS REPLACED. CONSUMERS SHOULD NEVER USE THE MICROWAVE OVEN FOR STORAGE OR LEAVE ANY TOWELS, PAPER, CLOTH OR OTHER PRODUCTS IN THE MICROWAVE AFTER USE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SAMSUNG AT 800-932-3837 OR FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-629-8454.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V452000
   
2003-11-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2003-11-05)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CONVENTIONAL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS, THE OWNER MANUALS EITHER DO NOT CONTAIN THE WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE INFORMATION OR CONTAIN INCORRECT WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE INFORMATION FOR THE OPTIONAL "ALUMINUM WHEEL"
Hazard: VEHICLE OPERATION WITHOUT THE PROPER TORQUE APPLIED TO THE WHEEL LUG NUTS COULD RESULT IN THE LUG NUTS BECOMING LOOSE AND A WHEEL SEPARATION THAT COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A LABEL AND INSERT TO BE ADDED TO THE OWNER'S MANUAL. IF THE VEHICLE HAS THE "ALUMINUM WHEEL" OPTION, OWNERS ARE REQUESTED TO BRING THEIR VEHICLE INTO A DEALER TO HAVE THE WHEEL LUG NUTS TORQUED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 26, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FLEETWOOD AT 1-800-445-3307.
Additional Info: FLEETWOOD RECALL NO. 31028.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=03V437000
   
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American AllegianceAmerican Dream
American EagleAmerican Heritage
American RevolutionAmerican Tradition
AnglerArcadia
AvalonAvion
BaysideBounder
Bounder ClassicBounder Diesel
CaribouCheyenne
Class A Motor HomesDiscovery
Discovery LxeDiscovery P
ElkhornEncounter
ExcursionExcursion P
Excursion SExpedition
FiestaFiesta Lx
FlairFleetwood
Folding TrailerGear Box
Gear Box 300fbGear Box 300fs
Gear Box LsvGearbox
Grand TourIcon
JamboreeJamboree Gt
Jamboree RJamboree Searcher
Jamboree SportJamboree Sport Diesel
Jamboree VJamboree W
MallardMallard 39d
MontaraMontara Commercial
NevadaNiagara
OrbitOrbit 190xp
Orbit 260xpPace Arrow
Pace Arrow VisionPegasus
PioneerPride
ProvidenceProwler
Prowler 39dProwler Ls 30 5g
Prowler RegalPulse
ResortResort 18ck
Resort 20ckResort 21ss
RevolutionRevolution Le
Santa FeSaratoga
SavannaScorpion
Searcher CommercialSequoia
SouthwindSouthwind 32vs
StormSun Valley
TerraTerra Lx
Terra SeTerry
Terry 39dTerry Ex 30 5g
Terry QuantumTioga
Tioga DslTioga Montara
Tioga RangerTioga Ranger Dsl
Tioga SlTradition
TriumphUtah
WestportWilderness 39d
Wilderness AdvantageWilderness Gl 30 5g
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