910029 – Cracked LP Gas Quick Disconnect Fitting – 2022 Grand Design Imagine, Reflection, Momentum, Solitude & Transcend Travel Trailers

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Cracked LP Gas Quick Disconnect Fitting

A gas leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V308

Manufacturer Grand Design RV, LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 34,021

 

Summary

Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling certain 2022 Grand Design Imagine, Reflection, Momentum, Solitude and Transcend travel trailers. The quick disconnect fittings in the LP gas system may be cracked, causing a gas leak.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the quick disconnect fittings, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed May 30, 2022. Owners may contact Grand Design customer service at 1-574-825-9679. Grand Design’s number for this recall is 910029.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


Recall 22V-308
REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Perform a visual inspection of all quick disconnect fittings on the unit. There may be as many as three quick disconnects depending on the floorplan. Inspect the quick disconnect carefully to identify any cracks on the “fixed ring” end of the quick disconnect fitting.

2. Spray each fitting with a soapy water mixture to test for leaks, concentrating on the fixed ring end of the fitting. If a crack is identified, replace the quick disconnect fitting.

3. Once failed quick disconnect(s) are replaced, perform a drop test to ensure there are no leaks in the LP system.

 


Chronology :

In mid-May 2021, Grand Design identified cracked LP quick connect fittings which appear to be production related. Grand Design communicated the issue to the supplier, Enerco Flex Tech. Enerco Flex Tech did not share any potential safety issues, advising the issue appeared to be their quality control/production, and advised they would make process improvement to the component manufacturing. Upon review, no field failures were identified.

Subsequently, over the following approximate 9-10 month period, Grand Design occasionally identified Enerco Flex Tech cracked fitting upon receipt, or during production quality checks. After each finding, Grand Design communicated with the supplier which continued to assure the issue was one of manufacturing quality assurance. Given vendor feedback, Grand Design did not identify a potential safety related concern.

In March 2022, Winnebago Towables identified additional Enerco Flex Tech cracked fittings in production. On April 7, 2022, Winnebago Industries opened an investigation to assess the situation at Grand Design and across its associated companies. Inventory was inspected and warranty claims were analyzed. Approximately mid-April, Winnebago was advised of a pending recall by another OEM regarding a similar issue. On April 18, 2022, Grand Design was able to re-create cracked fittings at specified toque and sent sample parts to a third party engineering consultant for analysis.

On or about April 20, 2022 Enerco Flex Tech advised Winnebago that is was filing a defect report with NHTSA regarding the component and issue. About May 3, 2022 Grand Design’s third party engineering consultant offered the tentative opinion that the cause of the cracks is over tightening of the transition fitting between the valve body and manifold by the supplier during their manufacturing process. That same day Winnebago’s product safety committee met and decided to file a defect information report with NHTSA.

 


22E034 – Cracked LP Gas Quick Disconnect Fitting – Mr. Heater 1/4 Quick Connector Set

 

22E034 – Cracked LP Gas Quick Disconnect Fitting – Mr. Heater 1/4 Quick Connector Set

 


5 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
GRAND DESIGN IMAGINE 2022
GRAND DESIGN MOMENTUM 2022
GRAND DESIGN REFLECTION 2022
GRAND DESIGN SOLITUDE 2022
GRAND DESIGN TRANSCEND 2022

 


11 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V308-4414.pdf 646.505KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V308-8030.PDF 217.248KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-22V308-5184.pdf 117.066KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-22V308-2869.pdf 70.242KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-22V308-9625.pdf 92.548KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2022-2

RCLQRT-22V308-8030.PDF 211.152KB

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Recall 573 Report-Amendment 1- 08/01/2022

RCLRPT-22V308-8703.PDF 217.322KB

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Chronology – Claims

RMISC-22V308-1841.pdf 529.505KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2022-3

RCLQRT-22V308-0251.PDF 211.254KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2022-4

RCLQRT-22V308-6534.PDF 211.344KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #4, 2023-1

RCLQRT-22V308-9915.PDF 211.456KB

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Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V308&docType=RCL

 


 

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