Open Range Fifth Wheel Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Fifth Wheel vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-10-21 due to a problem with the axle assembly. Since 2011, Fifth 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 Open Range 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 Open Range Fifth Wheel
|2010-10-21||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-10-21)|
|Recall Summary:||OPEN RANGE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILERS AND TOY HAULERS MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 17, 2010, AND SEPTEMBER 9, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH DEXTER AXLES. ON SOME AXLES, CRACKS COULD APPEAR IN THE SPINDLE WELD.|
|Hazard:||THESE CRACKS CAN PROPAGATE AND CAUSE THE SPINDLE TO DETACH FROM THE AXLE TUBE, RESULTING IN THE SEPARATION OF THE WHEEL END FROM THE VEHICLE, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD THAT INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH TO OTHER VEHICLES, AND COMPROMISES THE DRIVER'S CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||OPEN RANGE IS WORKING WITH DEXTER AXLE AND WILL INSPECT THE AXLE SERIAL NUMBER AND REPLACE IT IF IT FALLS WITHIN THE SERIAL NUMBER RANGE. REPLACEMENT OF THE AXLE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT OPEN RANGE AT 1-260-768-7771 AND DEXTER AXLE AT 1-800-400-2164.|
|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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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.