Gulf Stream Aztec Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Aztec vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-11-05 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-11-26, was due to a problem with the latches/locks/linkages. Approximately 48053 vehicles were involved. Since 1997, Aztec'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 Gulf Stream 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 Gulf Stream Aztec
|2013-11-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-26)|
|Recall Summary:||Gulft Stream Coach (Gulf Stream) is recalling certain model year 2007-2013 Cavalier, lnnsbrook, Conquest, Amerilite, Stream lite, Emerald Bay, Fire Fly, V Stream Ultra, Mako, Gulf Breeze, Side Track, Matrix, Mini Superlite, Zero Gravity, Visa, Capri, Northern Express, Vista, Aztec, Yellowstone, Prairie Schooner, G Force, Max Wide Open, Endura Max, Canyon Trail, Sedona, Ridgeline, Kingsport, Trail Master, Sky and Bull Dog travel trailers manufactured January 1, 2006, through April 25, 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:||Gulf Stream will notify owners, and Fastec will coordinate the inspection and replacement of the cylinders, as needed, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Gulf Stream at 1-72574-773-7761 or Fastec at 1-800-837-2505. Gulf Stream's recall number is 13FI-1013.|
|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.|
|2010-11-22||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-11-22)|
|Recall Summary:||GULF STREAM IS RECALLING CERTAIN RECREATIONAL VEHICLES AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH 1200-SERIES NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. THE POPULATION OF REFRIGERATORS BEING ADDRESSED CONTAINS EITHER A SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED IN ORDER TO PREVENT A POTENTIAL FIRE. THE RESPONSE TIMES OF THE SENSOR ALGORITHM AND THERMAL SWITCH DEVICES TO STOP POWER ARE NOT SUFFICIENT.|
|Hazard:||THE SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH INSTALLED TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED DUE TO A POSSIBLE HYDROGEN GAS LEAK MAY NOT SHUT OFF IN SUFFICIENT TIME TO PREVENT A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||GULF STREAM IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO CONTACT NORCOLD DEALERS TO RECEIVE THE REMEDY FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 23, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101 OR GULF STREAM AT 1-574-773-7761.|
|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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.