RC000163 - Circuit Board Damage Affecting Lighting Functions - 2017 Thor Motor Coach Tuscany XTE & 2017-2019 Venetian, Aria, Tuscany, & Palazzo Motorhomes

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V763
Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,769

 

Circuit Board Damage Affecting Lighting Functions

Nonfunctioning lights can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2017 Tuscany XTE and 2017-2019 Venetian, Aria, Tuscany, and Palazzo motorhomes built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation chassis. The Power Distribution Module (PDM) may have been damaged during manufacturing, possibly resulting in the rear marker lights, brake lights, or turn signals not functioning.

 

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. Daimler Trucks North America, the manufacturer of the chassis began issuing owners an interim notification on October 24, 2018, and will send a second notification when parts become available. The recall began October 30, 2018. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000163.

 

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-18V763-9046.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V763&docType=RCL


 

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