Marathon Towable Trailer/5th Wheel Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Towable Trailer/5th Wheel vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-12-24 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-01-11, was due to a problem with the latches/locks/linkages. Since 2006, Towable Trailer/5th Wheel's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Marathon 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 Marathon Towable Trailer/5th Wheel
|2013-12-24||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-01-11)|
|Recall Summary:||Marathon Homes Corporation (Marathon) is recalling certain model year 2006-2013 towable and fifth wheel travel trailers manufactured January 1, 2006, through April 25, 2013 and equipped with Fastec-brand door locks. It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt.|
|Hazard:||If the deadbolt jams, the interior side of the door lock may also jam. A person inside the travel trailer at the time will then be locked in and be unable to exit the vehicle without using the emergency exit, increasing the risk of injury.|
|Remedy:||Marathon will notify owners, and Fastec will coordinate the inspection and replacement of the cylinders, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by early February 2014. Owners may contact Marathon Homes at 1-574-294-6441 or Fastec at 1-800-837-2505.|
|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.|
Additional Marathon ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.