Itasca Sunova Recalls
There have been 9 recalls on Sunova vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-12-22 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-01-12, was due to a problem with the structure. Approximately 1253 vehicles were involved. Since 1996, Sunova's have experienced approximately 22 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the column shift, wiring, equipment, lpg lines and fittings and gear position indication (prndl). See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Itasca Sunova
|2013-04-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-05-02)|
|Recall Summary:||Winnebago Industries is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Minnie Winnie, Chalet, Aspect, Sightseer, Adventurer, and Journey motorhomes; and model year 2012-2014 Itasca Spirit, Cambria, Sunova, Suncruiser, and Meridian motorhomes. The affected vehicles were manufactured January 10, 2012, through April 5, 2013 and may be missing a range enclosure.|
|Hazard:||A missing range enclosure may allow the gas range flame to be extinguished due to air flow. In such a case, propane gas will continue to flow without a flame. If propane continues to flow, in the presence of an ignition source, it may suddenly combust resulting in a fire and/or personal injury.|
|Remedy:||Winnebago notify owners and dealers will install a range enclosure, free of charge. The safety recall will begin by the end of May 2013. Owners may contact Winnebago at 1-641-585-3535. Winnebago's recall campaign number is 128.|
|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.|
|2012-08-08||(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.|
|2012-02-16||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-02-16)|
|Recall Summary:||WINNEBAGO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 WINNEBAGO AND ITASCA MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON A FORD F-53 CHASSIS. THE ¿PRNDL¿ CABLE MAY BREAK AT THE ATTACHMENT TO THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL SELECTOR ARM ASSEMBLY MOUNTED ON THE STEERING COLUMN. IF THE CABLE BREAKS, THE TRANSMISSION GEAR INDICATOR IN THE ¿PRNDL¿ DISPLAY IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WILL REMAIN IN THE FIRST GEAR POSITION REGARDLESS OF THE GEAR SELECTED.|
|Hazard:||AN INCORRECT GEAR INDICATION IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL MAY PREVENT THE DRIVER FROM KNOWING IF THEY ARE IN PARK OR REVERSE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||WINNEBAGO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR ARM ASSEMBLY AND THE ¿PRNDL¿ CABLE ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 2, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES OWNER RELATIONS AT 1-641-585-6939.|
|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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