2002 FOUR WINDS DUTCHMEN EXPRESS Recall - Recall ID 47408

2002 FOUR WINDS DUTCHMEN EXPRESS Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V449000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FOUR WINDS 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: DUTCHMEN EXPRESS 
Model Year: 2002 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: FOUR WINDS INTERNATIONAL 
Manufacture Dates: 06-19-99 through 06-30-02 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 12,918 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: FOUR WINDS INTERNATIONAL 
Report Recieved Date: 11-04-03 
Record Creation Date: 11-05-03 
Regulation Part Number:  
FMVSS Number:  
Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH SAMSUNG MICROWAVE OVENS, THESE OVENS WERE PRODUCED WITH A DEFECTIVE PANEL. AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CAN OCCUR BETWEEN CIRCUIT PATTERNS ON THE MEMBRANE PANEL, ESPECIALLY OVERLAPPED BY A "JUMPER" OR JUMP WIRE. THIS MAY CAUSE THE OVEN TO ACTIVATE WITHOUT PRESSING ANY KEY PADS. 
Consequence Summary: AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CAN OCCUR CAUSING THE OVEN TO ACTIVATE WITHOUT PRESSING ANY KEY PADS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXCESSIVE HEAT, SMOKE, OR POSSIBLY A FIRE. 
Corrective Summary: SAMSUNG WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS AND REPAIR THE PANEL FREE OF CHARGE. IN THE MEANTIME, CONSUMERS SHOULD UNPLUG THEIR MICROWAVE, IF POSSIBLE. IF THE CONSUMER IS UNABLE TO UNPLUG THE MICROWAVE, THEY SHOULD LEAVE THE DOOR AJAR UNTIL THE PANEL IS REPLACED. CONSUMERS SHOULD NEVER USE THE MICROWAVE OVEN FOR STORAGE OR LEAVE ANY TOWELS, PAPER, CLOTH OR OTHER PRODUCTS IN THE MICROWAVE AFTER USE. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SAMSUNG AT 800-932-3837 OR FOUR WINDS AT 1-219-266-1111. 
Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
Keywords:
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2002 FOUR WINDS DUTCHMEN EXPRESS Recall - Recall ID 47408 for FOUR WINDS DUTCHMEN EXPRESS EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

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