Atwood On Demand Water Heater - 2016 Starcraft Solstice Travel Star Fifth Wheel Trailers

October 18, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V748000

Water Heater May Scald Operator

The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator is to scald themselves, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V748

Manufacturer Starcraft RV

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Summary

Starcraft RV (Starcraft) is recalling 2016 Solstice Travel Star fifth wheel trailers equipped with Atwood on-demand water heaters. The water heaters have a water and gas valve that may cause the water heater to overheat the water in the hot water supply tap.

 

Remedy

Starcraft will notify owners, and Atwood dealers will install a water flow adjustment stop key that prevents the recall condition from occurring, free of charge. The recall began on October 23, 2019. Owners may contact Starcraft customer service at 1-800-945-4787 or Atwood customer service at 1-877-546-9074.

 

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-748

October 2019   

 

IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL 

This Notice Applies to Your Recreation Vehicl: Unit Serial #   

 

Dear Valued Customer:

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

Starcraft has decided that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety exits in certain Model Year 2016 Solstice and Travel Star Fifth Wheels equipped with an Atwood On Demand Water Heater.

Reason for this recall The water flow adjustment feature on the water heater poppet valve, may have drifted from its original setting, or may have been set incorrectly during manufacturing of the water heater.  An incorrect setting can allow the water heater to turn on with too little water flow, which could potentially make the water so hot that it can scald the customer.
Recall Remedy A Dometic Dealer will install a Stop Key to prevent any adjustment of the valve and place a label noting the remedy is in place at no charge to you.   The recall remedy will take approxmiatly 30 minutes to complete.
What we need you to do Please locate a Dometic Dealer in your area on www.dometic.com  or contact Dometic Recall Department at [email protected]  or 888-446-5157 noting the Atwood Recall 15E-087.

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 800-945-4787.   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, our customers’ safety is our most important priority.

 

Sincerely,

Starcraft


ATWOOD ON DEMAND WATER HEATER

 

Incident:

Atwood, On Demand Water Heater Recall  15E-087

The water flow adjustment on the poppet valve, may have drifted from its original setting, or set incorrect at time of manufacturing.  An incorrect setting can allow the water heater to turn on with too little water flow, which could lead to a scald injury.

 

Affected Units:

Atwood Water Heater Models affected:

OD50  OD50CW  OD45

Atwood Water Heater Serial numbers affected start with:

90197XXXXXXXX  90205XXXXXXXX  90347XXXXXXXX

 

2016 Solstice Fifth Wheel G2HD5063

2016 Travel Star Fifth Wheel G2KP5067

 

Dometic Dealers will install a Stop Key to prevent any adjustment of the valve and place a label noting the remedy is in place. Dometic is providing the parts kit to the Dometic Dealer performing the remedy.

 

To locate a Dometic Dealer: www.dometic.com

Dometic Recall Department:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 888-446-5157

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
STARCRAFT SOLSTICE 2016

4 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V748-5049.PDF 212.77KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V748-2795.pdf 244.739KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-19V748-1457.pdf 156.721KB

Download (PDF, 153KB)


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19V748-2307.pdf 545.088KB

Download (PDF, 532KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V748&docType=RCL



 


 

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