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Safari Coach Simba Diesel Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on Simba Diesel 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 2007, Simba Diesel's have experienced approximately 6 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the body, instrument panel. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Safari Coach 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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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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V872000
   
2012-07-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-07-06)
Recall Summary: NAVISTAR IS RECALLING ONE MODEL YEAR 2008 SAFARI SIMBA DIESEL RECREATIONAL VEHICLE MANUFACTURED ON JUNE 29, 2007, EQUIPPED WITH BOSCH HYDRAULIC BRAKES. HYDRAULIC BRAKE EQUIPPED MOTORHOME CHASSIS EXPOSED TO LONG PERIODS OF TIME OF NON-DRIVING MAY EXPERIENCE DIAMETRICAL BRAKE CALIPER PISTON GROWTH AND REDUCED PISTON TO BORE CLEARANCE POTENTIALLY LEADING TO BRAKE DRAG AND OVERHEATING RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE.
Hazard: REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE MAY LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: NAVISTAR WILL NOTIFY THE OWNER, AND AN AUTHORIZED DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA (DTNA) DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, AS NECESSARY, REPLACE THE BRAKE CALIPERS, FREE OF CHARGE. AN INTERIM LETTER WAS MAILED TO THE OWNER BY DTNA ON AUGUST 6, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DTNA AT 1-800-547-0712.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¬ŅS VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236(TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V314000
   
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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V588000
   
2008-01-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-01-04)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES LACK THE REQUIRED JOUNCE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE REAR WHEELS. THE TIRES MAY RUB ON THE FLAT PANELS THAT ENCLOSE THE HOLDING TANKS AREA AND THE SCREWS WHICH SECURE THESE PANELS MAY RUB THE INNER SIDEWALL OF THE REAR DUAL TIRES.
Hazard: IF THE SCREWS CONTINUE TO RUB THE INNER REAR DUAL TIRE, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THERE COULD EVENTUALLY BE A TIRE FAILURE. A TIRE BLOW OUT COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. IN ADDITION, IF THE VEHICLE IS RUN ON A FLAT TIRE, THIS COULD LEAD TO A POTENTIAL FIRE IN THE WHEEL WELL AREA.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE REAR DUAL TIRES AND CUT OUT AN AREA OF FOAM FROM THE INNER WHEEL WELLS THAT WILL BE REPLACED WITH A PIECE OF ABS PLASTIC FORMED PANEL AND AN ANGLE TO SEAL THE AREA. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 23, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
Additional Info: MONACO RECALL NO. R07036.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V001000
   
2007-09-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-09-06)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH ATWOOD SEALED BURNER RANGES, THE RANGE AND SLIDE-IN BURNER TUBES LEADING FROM THE GAS MANIFOLD TO THE BURNER HEADS HAD A DEPRESSION OR 'KINK' IN THE EXTERIOR BEND RESTRICTING PROPER AIRFLOW AND GAS MIXTURE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.
Remedy: MONACO IS WORKING WITH ATWOOD TO HAVE THE TUBES REPLACED ON THESE RANGES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 14, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ATWOOD AT 1-800-348-7418 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V404000
   
2007-01-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-01-24)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, AN INCORRECT SCREW WAS USED TO INSTALL THE BLACK AND WHITE CRT BACK-UP MONITOR IN THE DASH. THE INCORRECT SCREWS ARE 1/4" LONGER THAN SPECIFIED AND MAY CONTACT A PC BOARD INSIDE THE MONITOR WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY HIT A HIGH VOLTAGE CIRCUIT ON THE PC BOARD OF APPROXIMATELY 10,000-13,000 VOLTS.
Hazard: IF THE SCREW MAKES CONTACT WITH THE HIGH VOLTAGE TRACER ON THE PC BOARD AND SOMEONE WOULD TOUCH THE SCREW HEAD WHILE THE POWER IS ON, AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK COULD OCCUR CAUSING INJURY.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BACK-UP MONITOR TO VERIFY THE OPERATION OF THE MONITOR FREE OF CHARGE. IF THE MONITOR IS OPERATING PROPERLY, THE REPAIR WILL CONSIST OF REPLACING THE INCORRECT SCREW WITH THE SPECIFIED SCREW AND TESTING FOR PROPER OPERATION. IF THE MONITOR IS NOT OPERATING PROPERLY ON INITIAL INSPECTION, THE MONITOR WILL BE REPLACED USING THE CORRECT SCREW. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 9, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 877-332-9239.
Additional Info: MONACO RECALL NO. R06040.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V016000
   
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