Keystone Cougar Recalls
There have been 12 recalls on Cougar vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-03-28 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-04-08, was due to a problem with the fuses and circuit breakers. Since 1997, Cougar's have experienced approximately 23 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the recreational vehicle, equipment, labels, hanger/bracket and non-powered axle assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Keystone 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 Keystone Cougar
|2012-07-26||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-07-26)|
|Recall Summary:||Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Cougar 26SAB and 29RES recreational vehicles manufactured from October 5, 2009, through October 24, 2011. The rear bumper, which holds the spare tire assembly, may experience metal fatigue causing the spare tire to separate from the vehicle.|
|Hazard:||Over time, the bumper may fail and/or separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of personal injury and property damage.|
|Remedy:||Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will install a reinforcement kit free of charge. The safety recall began on September 28, 2012. Owners may contact Keystone at 1-866-425-4369.|
|Additional Info:||Keystone's recall campaign number is 12-178.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.|
|2011-01-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-01-05)|
|Recall Summary:||KEYSTONE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 COUGAR, LAREDO AND OUTBACK TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH LIPPERT COMPONENT HITCH COUPLERS FOR LACK OF INDENTATION ON THE FORWARD EDGE OF THE COUPLER.|
|Hazard:||IF THE COUPLER IS LACKING THE INDENT IT WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF TRAILER SEPARATION FROM THE HITCH BALL WHILE TOWING RESULTING IN PROPERTY DAMAGE AND/OR VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||OWNERS ARE ASKED TO INSPECT THE HITCH COUPLER FOR THE CORRECT STAMPING. IF THE HITCH COUPLER IS NOT FORMED CORRECTLY ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE MADE TO REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 24, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KEYSTONE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-866-425-4369.|
|Additional Info:||KEYSTONE SAFETY RECALL NO. 10-156.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 .|
|2010-02-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-02-25)|
|Recall Summary:||KEYSTONE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 COUGAR AND LAREDO TRAILERS AND FIFTH WHEEL VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE EXPERIENCED A LIMITED NUMBER OF FAILURES WITH ITS SPARE TIRE CARRIERS IN PARTICULAR, THE SPARE TIRE CARRIERS, WHEN COMBINED WITH A 16" SPARE TIRE AND WHEN INSTALLED ON THE BUMPER OF A SLIDE OUT BIKE/STORAGE RACK, MAY BREAK OR CRACK AFTER TIME CAUSING THE SPARE TIRE TO FALL OFF.|
|Hazard:||IF THE TIRE CARRIER FAILS CAUSING THE TIRE TO COME LOOSE, THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.|
|Remedy:||THE REMEDY IS TO REPLACE THE SPARE TIRE CARRIER WITH A NEW SPARE TIRE CARRIER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ONMARCH 8, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KEYSTONE AT 1-866-425-4369.|
|Additional Info:||KEYSTONE RV RECALL NO. 10-129.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.