Monaco Knight Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Knight vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-12-23 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-01-12, was due to a problem with the recreational vehicle. Approximately 2062 vehicles were involved. Since 2008, Knight's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the engine and engine cooling. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Monaco Knight
|2015-12-23||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-12)|
|Recall Summary:||Allied Recreation Group, Inc. (ARG) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Holiday Rambler Admiral, 2009-2014 Holiday Rambler Ambassador, 2010 Holiday Rambler Arista, 2010-2014 Holiday Rambler Endeavor, 2009-2011 Holiday Rambler Neptune, 2011-2014 Holiday Rambler Vacationer, 2009-2011 Monaco Cayman, 2010-2014 Monaco Diplomat, 2014 Monaco Dynasty, 2009-2014 Monaco Knight, 2012-2013 Monaco LaPalma, 2009-2013 Monaco Monarch, 2009-2011 Monaco Riptide, 2008 Safari Passage, and 2008 Safari Simba motorhomes. The affected vehicles are equipped with certain Lippert-brand Coachstep Double and Triple Electric Steps. These steps use a bolt to attach the fan gear assembly to the steps. This bolt may fracture allowing the fan gear to disengage from the steps. As a result, the steps may not remain in the expected position and may be unstable.|
|Hazard:||Unstable entry and exit steps increase the risk of injury.|
|Remedy:||ARG will notify owners and dealers will install a retainer bracket to reinforce the operating mechanism, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact ARG customer service number at 1-800-509-3417. ARG's number for this recall is 151216REV.|
|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 www.safercar.gov.|
|2013-01-23||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-01-23)|
|Recall Summary:||Navistar is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 IC Bus brand model 1300FBC, CE, HC, and RE buses; model year 2011-2013 International brand model Durastar, model year 2013 International brand Workstar trucks; model year 2013 Holiday Rambler brand model Ambassador and Endeavor vehicles; and model year 2013 Monaco brand model Diplomat and Knight vehicles. These vehicles were manufactured August 5, 2010 through September 6, 2012 and are equipped with certain 2011-2013 model year I-6 engines with feature codes 12NUK, 12NUL, 12NUM, 12NUN, 12NUP, 12NUR, 12NUS, 12NUT, 12NUU, 12NUV, 12NUX, 12NUY and 12NUZ. The injection pressure regulator (IPR) harness wire may break due to vibrational damage. This could cause an unexpected shut down of the engine.|
|Hazard:||An unexpected engine shut down while driving may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.|
|Remedy:||Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the IPR wire connector free of charge. The safety recall began on March 15, 2013. Owners may contact Navistar at 1-800-448-7825.|
|Additional Info:||Navistar's recall campaign number is 13501.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.|
|2010-11-24||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-11-24)|
|Recall Summary:||NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1200-SERIES NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. THE POPULATION OF REFRIGERATORS 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:||NAVISTAR IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO CONTACT NORCOLD DEALERS TO RECEIVE THE REMEDY FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101.|
|Additional Info:||NAVISTAR SAFETY RECALL NO. R10021.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 .|
|2010-01-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-01-20)|
|Recall Summary:||NAVISTAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 BEAVER CONTESSA, MODEL YEAR 2009 BEAVER MARQUIS, PATRIOT, MONTEREY, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 HOLIDAY RAMBLER AMBASSADOR, MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL, MODEL YEAR 2010 HOLIDAY RAMBLER NAVIGATOR, AND SCEPTOR, MODEL YEAR 2010 MONACO CAMELOT MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 MONACO DIPLOMAT, MODEL YEAR 2010 MONACO DYNASTY, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 MONACO KNIGHT AND MODEL YEAR 2010 MONACO SIGNATURE MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 22, 2008 THROUGH OCTOBER 27, 2009 ON BEHALF OF MONACO RV WITH KONGSBERG POWER PRODUCTS SYSTEMS ADJUSTABLE BRAKE PEDALS. THE DRIVE PIN WHICH SECURES THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM TO THE BALANCE OF THE ASSEMBLY MAY BECOME DISENGAGED, THIS MAY CAUSE A REDUCTION IN VEHICLE BRAKING AND/OR CAUSE THE BRAKE PEDAL TO MOVE OUT OF POSITION AND INTERFERE WITH THROTTLE PEDAL FUNCTION.|
|Hazard:||A REDUCTION IN BRAKING OR INTERFERENCE WITH THE THROTTLE PEDAL COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||NAVISTAR IS WORKING WITH KONGSBERG PLEASE SEE KONGSBERG DEFECT REPORT 09E-064. NAVISTAR WILL RECEIVE KITS AND WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL A C-CLAMP ON THE ADJUSTABLE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 4, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NAVISTAR AT 1-800-685-6545.|
|Additional Info:||NAVISTAR SAFETY RECALL NO. R09004.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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