RC000162 - LP Hose may Contact Refrigerator Base - 2018-2019 Thor Four Winds, Chateau, & Freedom Elite

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V741
Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,384

 

LP Hose may Contact Refrigerator Base

A propane leak can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Thor Four Winds, Chateau, and Freedom Elite vehicles. The liquid propane (LP) hose may not have adequate space between the floor and the metal plate on the refrigerator, causing damage to the hose and possibly creating a propane leak.

 

 

Remedy

TMC will notify owners, and dealers will remove a portion of the refrigerator base plate to provide additional clearance for the LP hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 11, 2018. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000162.

 

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.safercar.gov.


Recall Acknowledgement

November 14, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V741-6462.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V741&docType=RCL


 

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