Generator Set Fuel Hose May Cause Gas Leak – 2020-2024 Chinook Bayside Motorhomes

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July 28, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V530000

Generator Set Fuel Hose May Cause Gas Leak

A gas leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V530

Manufacturer Chinook Motor Coach, LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 33

 

Summary

Chinook Motor Coach, LLC (Chinook) is recalling certain 2020-2024 Bayside motorhomes, equipped with certain Cummins Onan QG 2800i, and Onan QG 2800i EVAP generator sets. The fuel hose between the inline fuel filter and the Injection Pump Module (IPM) may have inadequate clamp force, possibly resulting in a gasoline leak.

 

Remedy

Cummins dealers will inspect and replace the fuel hose and clamps, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed August 11, 2023. Owners may contact Chinook customer service at 1-574-584-3756.

 

Notes

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


This notice is sent to you in accordance with the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.
Chinook Motor Coach has decided that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2020-2024 Chinook Bayside vehicles.

 

WHY DOES MY VEHICLE NEED REPAIRS?

Cummins. Inc. conducted a recall for certain Onan QG 2800i and QG2800i EV AP generators.
Chinook RV records indicate that your Chinook Bayside contains one of these recalled generators.

The fuel hose between the inline fuel filter and the Injection Pump Module may have inadequate clamp force, possibly resulting in a gasoline leak. A gasoline leak may increase the risk of fire in the presence of an ignition source.

 

WHAT WILL YOUR DEALER DO?

Your authorized Cummins dealer will inspect the fuel hose and, if necessary, replace the fuel
hose, free of charge. The repair should take approximately l.7 hours to complete. However. due
to scheduling, your dealer may require your vehic le for longer. Your dealer should be able to
provide a more accurate repair estimate.

 

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

Please contact your local authorized Cummins dealer and schedule an appointment for your free . repair as soon as possible. To find your nearest dealer. visit www.chinookrv.com.

 

WHO SHOULD YOU CONTACT WITH FURTHER QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?

If you have questions or concerns about this recall, please contact your local authorized dealer or Cummins Care at 1-800-CUMMfNS (1-800-286-6467). You may also contact Chinook customer service at 1-574-584-3756.

If your dealer fails or is unable to remedy this defect without charge, or within a reasonable amount of time. you may submit a written complaint to:

Administrator
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey A VE SE
Washington. DC 20590

You may also call the toll-free Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153 ): or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

 

WHAT IF YOU ARE A LESSOR?

Federal law requires that you forward a copy of this safety recall notice to the lessee within 10 days.

 

WHAT JF YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID FOR THIS REPAIR’?

You may be eligible to receive a reimbursement for the cost of repairs made prior to receiving this notice. Please contact Cummins Care at 1-800-CUMMINS (1 -800-286-6467) for more infom1ation.

 

WHAT IF YOU NO LONGER OWN THE VEHICLE?

If you no longer own the vehicle. please forward this notice to the new owner or provide the new owner’s contact information to Chinook RV at info@chinookrv.com so that we can notify them of this recall.

 


Chronology :

04/13/2023 – 04/18/2023 – Chinook received an important safety recall from Cummins about the Onan QG 2800i being recalled. Then notified by Cummins that they will be performing the recall.

04/18/2023 – 05/22/2023 – Chinook reviewed its records and identified affected Bayside models, then provided the information to Cummins to perform the recall and send out owner notification letters.

05/12/2023 – Cummins came to Chinook and checked fuel hose lines and correct any if needed.

07/27/2023 – Chinook was notified and decided to conduct a safety campaign to address the affected Chinook Bayside models. There are no records of warranty claims relating to this recall, nor have there been any reports of accidents, injuries, or fires.

 


23E030 Generator Set Fuel Hose May Cause Gas Leak – Cummins Onan QG 2800i, & QG 2800i EVAP Generator Sets

 

23E030 Generator Set Fuel Hose May Cause Gas Leak – Cummins Onan QG 2800i, & QG 2800i EVAP Generator Sets

 


5 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CHINOOK BAYSIDE 2020-2024

 


3 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V530-2415.pdf 647.119KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V530-2650.PDF 213.429KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-23V530-3638.pdf 355.429KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=23V530&docType=RCL

 


 

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