2010 OPEN RANGE Recall - Recall ID: 115283

2010 OPEN RANGE OPEN RANGE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 10V524000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: OPEN RANGE 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: OPEN RANGE 
Model Year: 2010 
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Mfg Component Desc: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: OPEN RANGE R.V. COMPANY 
Manufacture Dates: 12-01-96 through 10-06-10 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 264 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-02-11 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: OPEN RANGE R.V. COMPANY 
Report Recieved Date: 10-25-10 
Record Creation Date: 10-29-10 
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Defect Summary: OPEN RANGE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 OPEN RANGE, RESIDENTIAL AND ROLLING THUNDER RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1200-SERIES NORCOLD REFRIGERATORS. THE POPULATION OF REFRIGERATORS BEING ADDRESSED CONTAINS EITHER A SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED IN ORDER TO PREVENT A POTENTIAL FIRE. THE RESPONSE TIMES OF THE SENSOR ALGORITHM AND THERMAL SWITCH DEVICES TO STOP POWER ARE NOT SUFFICIENT. 
Consequence Summary: AN INSUFFICIENT RESPONSE TIME CAN RESULT IN POWER NOT BEING SHUT-OFF IN SUFFICIENT TIME TO PREVENT A FIRE, WHICH HAS THE POTENTIAL TO IGNITE RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR VEHICLE AND PROPERTY DAMAGE. 
Corrective Summary: OPEN RANGE IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO GET THE UNITS REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD AT 1-800-767-9101. 
Notes: OWNERS 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 <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> . 
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2010 OPEN RANGE Recall - Recall ID 115283 for OPEN RANGE OPEN RANGE EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

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