Steering Pinch Bolts Not Tightened Properly – 2020 Tiffin Bus & Phaeton Motorhomes

September 2, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V534000

Steering Pinch Bolts Not Tightened Properly

A loose steering pinch bolt can result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V534

Manufacturer Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 8

 

Summary

Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain 2020 Bus and Phaeton motorhomes. The steering pinch bolts may not have been properly tightened.

 

Remedy

Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the steering bolts to specification, free of charge. The recall began August 27, 2020. Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661.

 

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.

 



2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
TIFFIN BUS 2020
TIFFIN PHAETON 2020

 


4 Associated Documents

Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2020-3

RCLQRT-20V534-3163.PDF 211.129KB

RCLQRT-20V534-3163

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V534-6227.PDF 213.932KB

RCLRPT-20V534-6227

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-20V534-3923.pdf 245.025KB

RCAK-20V534-3923

 


Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-20V534-4457.pdf 195.715KB

RCONL-20V534-4457

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=20V534&docType=RCL

 


 

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