Inadequate Clearance Between Axle and Frame – 2024 Keystone Retreat, Residence, Dutchmen Aspen Trail, & Crossroads Hampton Trailers

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April 11, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V263000

Inadequate Clearance Between Axle and Frame

Contact between the axle and the frame increases the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V263

Manufacturer Keystone RV Company

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 214

 

Summary

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2024 Keystone Retreat, Residence 40CLDL, Residence 401CLDL, Dutchmen Aspen Trail 421LOFT, and Crossroads Hampton 390PVL trailers. The equalizer may provide inadequate clearance, allowing the axle to contact the frame.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the equalizer, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed April 30, 2024. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-8696-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 24-453.

 

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.

 


Chronology :

3/15/2024 – Report was made that there was not enough clearance between the axle and the frame. No claims at this time just reported.

3/18/2024 – Investigation opened. All affected units were put on hold and yard was inspected. All units were fixed.

3/18/2024– Keystone Safety Committee reviewed the information and concluded that the data reviewed indicated a unanimous vote for a voluntary recall. Investigation called for to determine affected unit range.

4/9/2024 – Investigation concluded and scope completed.

 


4 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
DUTCHMEN ASPEN TRAIL LOFT 2024
KEYSTONE HAMPTON 2024
KEYSTONE RESIDENCE 2024
KEYSTONE RETREAT 2024

 


4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V263-2332.pdf 652.129KB

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V263-4747.PDF 216.303KB

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-24V263-9516.pdf 312.25KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-24V263-8491.pdf 315.306KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most recent Recall Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=24V263&docType=RCL

 


 

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