2005 AIRSTREAM 390 SKY DECK Recall - ID 78313

2005 AIRSTREAM 390 SKY DECK Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V198000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: AIRSTREAM 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: 390 SKY DECK 
Model Year: 2005 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM 
Mfg Involved in Recall: AIRSTREAM, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 05-06-05 through 10-30-06 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 51 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: AIRSTREAM, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 05-01-08 
Record Creation Date: 05-01-08 
Regulation Part Number:  
FMVSS Number:  
Defect Summary: AIRSTREAM IS RECALLING 51 MY 2005-2006 390 SKYDECK, MY 2006-2007 360XL, 390XL, 396XL, A37 AND A39 MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON FREIGHTLINER CHASSIS. THE CHASSIS CONTAIN STEERING FILTERS THAT CAN PLUG DUE TO FAILURE OF THE SCREEN ADHESION TO THE FILTER HOUSING CAUSING A RISE IN RETURN LINE PRESSURE POTENTIALLY LEADING TO A HOSE SEPARATION FROM THE FILTER OR STEERING GEAR FITTING RESULTING IN A SUDDEN LOSS OF STEERING FLUID AND POWER ASSIST. 
Consequence Summary: SUDDEN LOSS OF STEERING ASSIST WITHOUT WARNING INVOLVING A MOTOR HOME COULD BE A PROBLEM FOR CERTAIN DRIVERS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: FREIGHTLINER IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL AND WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED FILTERS WITH A LARGER FILTER (PLEASE SEE 07V-570). THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-800-547-0712 OR AIRSTREAM AT 1-937-596-6111. 
Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV. 
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2005 AIRSTREAM 390 SKY DECK Recall - ID 78313 for AIRSTREAM 390 SKY DECK STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

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