18-342 - Spindle Weld Failure may cause Wheel Separation - 2019 Keystone Montana Recreational Trailers

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V853
Manufacturer Keystone RV Company
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 169

 

Spindle Weld Failure may cause Wheel Separation

If the spindle or wheel assembly detaches from the axle, it can affect vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2019 Keystone Montana recreational trailers. The axles may have defective welds on the spindles, potentially resulting in a spindle and wheel assembly detaching from the axle.

 

Remedy

Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the axle tag, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 21, 2019. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 18-342.

 

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

December 19, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V853-4838.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V853&docType=RCL


 

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