Marathon Custom 2 Room Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Custom 2 Room vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-02-09 due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2003, Custom 2 Room's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Marathon Custom 2 Room
|2011-02-09||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-02-09)|
|Recall Summary:||MARATHON HOMES CORP. (MARATHON) IS RECALLING ONE MOTORHOME, MODEL YEAR 2003 CUSTOM 2 - ROOM, EQUIPPED WITH A 1200-SERIES NORCOLD REFRIGERATOR. THE REFRIGERATOR 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:||MARTHON IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY THE AFFECTED OWNER. THE OWNER WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO CONTACT A NORCOLD DEALER TO RECEIVE THE REMEDY FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101.|
|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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