9901430 - Incorrect Hardware used to Secure Fuel Tank - 2018 Jayco Talon & Seismic Fifth Wheel Trailers

March 6, 2019

Incorrect Hardware used to Secure Fuel Tank

The incorrect hardware may fail to properly secure the fuel tank, possibly resulting in the fuel tank detaching from trailer, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V172

Manufacturer Jayco, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 819

 

Summary

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2018 Jayco Talon and Seismic fifth wheel trailers. Incorrect hardware may have been used to secure the fuel tank that is used for refilling vehicles.

 

Remedy

Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will install the correct fuel tank mounting hardware, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 29, 2019. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901430.

 

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.


Safety Recall: 19V-172 2019-126

March 2019

 

IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL  

 

This Notice Applies to Your Recreational Vehicle:   VIN Dear Valued Customer:

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

Jayco has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exits in certain Model Year 2018 Seismic and Talon fifth wheels.  

Reason for this recall The fastening method used to secure the fuel tank may be incorrect, which could lead to broken and/or loosening of bolts securing the tanks over time.   Once the braces securing the fuel tank fail, there will be nothing to support the tank.  Separation of the fuel tank from the fifth wheel, increases the risk of an accident, fire and/or property damage.
Recall Remedy An authorized Dealer will inspect the fastening method used to secure the fuel tank and replace them as needed.   The remedy is free of charge and depending on the inspection findings, the remedy could take approximately 1 hour.
What we need you to do Please contact a Jayco Authorized Dealer as soon as possible to schedule an appointment to have this remedy completed.

If you had this repair completed prior to receipt of this recall notice, you may be eligible to receive reimbursement for the cost of obtaining a pre-notification remedy of the problem associated with this recall.

If you take your recreational vehicle to your dealer on the agreed service date and the dealer does not remedy this condition on that date or within three (3) days, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800-283-8267.  If after contacting your dealer and Customer Service you are not able to have the safety defect remedied without charge and/or within a reasonable time, you may wish to submit a written complaint to the Administrator, national Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590; or call the toll-free Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-3274236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153): or go to http://www.safercar.gov.  Federal regulations require that any vehicle lessor receiving this recall notice must forward a copy of this notice to the lessee within ten days.

 

We certainly regret this inconvenience; however, your safety is our most important priority.

 

Sincerely,

Jayco Towables


2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
JAYCO SEISMIC 2018
JAYCO TALON 2018

7 Associated Documents

Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19V172-8500.pdf 679.798KB

Download (PDF, 664KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V172-1244.PDF 212.938KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)


Miscellaneous Document - 19V-172 2019-126 Order Form

RMISC-19V172-0940.pdf 133.985KB

Download (PDF, 131KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 19V-172 Dlr Ltr

RCMN-19V172-0843.pdf 182.943KB

Download (PDF, 179KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2019-1

RCLQRT-19V172-6224.PDF 211.129KB

Download (PDF, 206KB)


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-19V172-6316.pdf 50.703KB

Download (PDF, 50KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V172-1657.pdf 245.681KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V172&docType=RCL


 

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