Gulf Stream Yellowstone Recalls
There have been 11 recalls on Yellowstone vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-01-11 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-01-30, was due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Approximately 662 vehicles were involved. Since 1997, Yellowstone's have experienced approximately 15 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the latches/locks/linkages, electrical system, wiring, equipment and electric power assist system. 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 Yellowstone
|2013-05-15||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-05-18)|
|Recall Summary:||Gulf Stream Coach is recalling certain model year 2001 Ultra, Conquest, Independence, Ultra Supreme, Yellowstone, and Cavalier motorhomes with floorplans 6316 or 8325. The motorhomes were manufactured May 17, 2000, through December 31, 2000. A portion of the electrical wiring may not be properly secured. This condition may cause wear and possible heat development between the refrigerator coils and the wire.|
|Hazard:||A failure of the wiring could result in property damage, fire, or injury.|
|Remedy:||Gulf Stream will notify owners, and dealers will repair the motorhomes free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by May 30, 2013. Owners may contact Gulf Stream at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream's recall campaign number is 13WG-2000.|
|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.|
|2012-03-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-03-20)|
|Recall Summary:||GULF STREAM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001-2005 CLASS ¿A¿ AND ¿C¿ RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, BUILT ON FLOORPLANS 6316, 6317, 6330, 8325 AND 8328, DUE TO A SECTION OF UNSECURED WIRING. SEE THE ABOVE LIST FOR THE MODELS AFFECTED. THE WIRING WITHIN THE RACEWAY MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SECURED LEADING TO WEAR AND POTENTIAL HEAT DEVELOPMENT BETWEEN THE EXPOSED WIRING AND HEATED REFRIGERATOR COILS.|
|Hazard:||THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO FAILURE OF THE 110 VOLT ELECTRICAL WIRING ROUTED TO THE MICROWAVE CABINET, INCREASING THE RISK OF FIRE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.|
|Remedy:||GULF STREAM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 4, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STREAM AT 1-800-482-6456.|
|Additional Info:||GULF STREAM¿S RECALL NUMBER IS 12WG-0105.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.|
|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 .|
|2007-03-23||(Published by NHTSA on 2007-03-23)|
|Recall Summary:||CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, FIFTH WHEEL 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:||GULF STREAM 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. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 28, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOMETIC/STERICYCLE AT 1-888-446-5157 OR GULF STREAM AT 1-574-773-7761.|
|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.|
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