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Itasca Impulse Recalls

There have been 6 recalls on Impulse vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-04-26 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-05-03, was due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 523 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, Impulse's have experienced approximately 7 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the lpg lines and fittings, parking brake, lpg tank assembly, lpg furnace and labels. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Itasca 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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2013-04-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-05-03)
Recall Summary: Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Winnebago Access, Aspect, Sightseer, Vista, Adventurer, Forza and Itasca Impulse, Cambria, Sunova, Sunstar, Suncruiser motorhomes manufactured February 20, 2013, through April 25, 2013. If the awning installation sequence was not completely followed, the awning motor may unknowningly become damaged. A damaged motor may lead to an unfurling of the awning.
Hazard: If motor damage occurs, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the motorhome is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Winnebago will notify owners and Dometic staff will replace the affected motors with a design that is not subject to an out-of-sequence installation error. Winnebago has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago at 1-800-537-1885 or Dometic at 1-888-447-0003 for more information. Owners are being instructed not to drive their vehicle until repairs can be performed.
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V162000
   
2012-08-08 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-08)
Recall Summary: Winnebago is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Winnebago and Itasca motor homes. A cutting machine may have scored the copper propane tubing resulting in unknown long-term reliability.
Hazard: If the copper tubing fails, propane can escape leading to a fire or explosion which can result in property damage, personal injury, or death.
Remedy: Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will replace the copper tubing, free of charge. The recall began on September 6, 2012. Owners may contact Winnebago Industries Owner Relations at 1-641-585-6939.
Additional Info: This is Winnebago recall no. 126. 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 www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V389000
   
2012-02-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-02-09)
Recall Summary: WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 ACCESS, ACCESS PREMIER AND ITASCA IMPULSE AND IMPULSE SILVER MOTOR HOMES, MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 28, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 25, 2012. THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE MAY RUB ON A METAL SUPPORT UNDER THE VEHICLE.
Hazard: IF THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE RUBS, IT MAY FAIL TO RELEASE, OR OVER TIME IT MAY ABRADE UNTIL IT TO FAILS, RESULTING IN THE VEHICLE ROLLING AWAY WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING POSSIBLY CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: WINNEBAGO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL SHORTEN THE METAL TUBE TO PROVIDE CLEARANCE FOR THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 17, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES OWNER RELATIONS AT 1-641-585-6939.
Additional Info: WINNEBAGO┬┐S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS 125.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=12V049000
   
2011-08-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-08-22)
Recall Summary: WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 WINNEBAGO ACCESS, ACCESS PREMIER, CHALET AND MODEL YEAR 2011 ITASCA IMPULSE, AND IMPULSE SILVER MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 5, 2008, THROUGH APRIL 28, 2011. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR THE PROPANE SUPPLY HOSE TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THE METAL DOOR FRAME.
Hazard: CONTACT WITH THE DOOR FRAME MAY WEAR THROUGH THE HOSE CAUSING A PROPANE LEAK, WHICH COULD IGNITE AND RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CHECK TO MAKE SURE THE PROPANE SUPPLY HOSE IS NOT DAMAGED AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY AND ADD A CLAMP TO ROUTE HOSE AWAY FROM ANY UNFRIENDLY SURFACES. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES OWNER RELATIONS AT 1-641-585-6939.
Additional Info: WINNEBAGO SAFETY RECALL NO. 124.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=11V433000
   
2009-09-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-01)
Recall Summary: WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 ACCESS, ASPECT, SIGHTEER AND VISTA, MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 ITASCA IMPULSE, CAMBRIA, SUNOVA, AND SUNSTAR, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 WINNEBAGO ACCESS, SIGHTSEER AND VISTA, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 ITASCA IMPULSE, SUNOVA, AND SUNSTAR MOTOR HOMES. THESE MOTOR HOMES MAY HAVE A MISSING STOVE PARTITION THAT ISOLATES THE FURNACE AIR.
Hazard: IF THE FURNACE IS OPERATED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE STOVE AND PARTITION IS MISSING, THE STOVE FLAME MAY GO OUT AND THE PROPANE GAS WILL CONTINUE TO FLOW, WHICH HAS THE POTENTIAL TO IGNITE RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR VEHICLE AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CORRECT THIS SITUATION BY INSTALLING A STOVE PARTITION THAT ISOLATES THE STOVE FROM THE FURNACE RETURN AIR AT NO CHARGE TO THE OWNER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO AT 1-800-537-1885.
Additional Info: WINNEBAGO RECALL NO. 113.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=09V342000
   
2008-07-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-07-24)
Recall Summary: WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MY 2008-2009 MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON MY 2008 FORD E450 CHASSIS FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS." THE VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL REFLECTS THE INCORRECT TIRE PRESSURE.
Hazard: FAILURE TO FOLLOW PROPER VEHICLE LOADING SPECIFICATIONS AND TIRE INFLATION RECOMMENDATIONS CAN RESULT IN TIRE DAMAGE AND VEHICLE INSTABILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH CORRECT VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABELS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. A DEALER CAN INSTALL THIS LABEL FOR OWNERS IF THEY SO DESIRE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 27, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO AT 1-641-585-6939.
Additional Info: WINNEBAGO RECALL NO. 109.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=08V337000
   
2006-08-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-08-04)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES,THE FLAME ON THE COOKING RANGE MAY BE FORCED DOWNWARD OVER THE BURNER OR FLAME OUTAGE MAY OCCUR WHEN THE COOKING RANGE AND FURNACE ARE OPERATED AT THE SAME TIME. THIS IS DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF A MISSING OR INCOMPLETE CABINET PANEL THAT ISOLATES THE FURNACE RETURN AIR.
Hazard: IF THE FURNACE IS OPERATED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE STOVE AND THE CABINET PANEL IS MISSING OR INCOMPLETE, THE STOVE FLAME MAY GO OUT AND THE PROPANE GAS WILL CONTINUE TO FLOW, WHICH HAS THE POTENTIAL TO IGNITE RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY, VEHICLE AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CABINET ASSEMBLY AND, IF THE CABINENT PANEL IS MISSING OR INCOMPLETE, THE PANEL WILL BE INSTALLED OR REPAIRED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO AT 1-641-585-6939.
Additional Info: WINNEBAGO RECALL NO. 102.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=06V292000
   
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