2005 NRC MOTOR HOME Recall - Recall ID: 118008

2005 NRC MOTOR HOME Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 11V073000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: NRC 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: MOTOR HOME 
Model Year: 2005 
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Mfg Component Desc: EQUIPMENT 
Mfg Involved in Recall: NRC MODIFICATIONS, INC. 
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Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 158 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 12-22-10 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: NRC MODIFICATIONS, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 02-08-11 
Record Creation Date: 02-08-11 
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Defect Summary: NRC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999 THROUGH 2010 MOTORHOMES 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: THE SENSING ALGORITHM OR THERMAL SWITCH INSTALLED TO SHUT OFF POWER TO THE REFRIGERATOR WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE DETECTED DUE TO A POSSIBLE HYDROGEN GAS LEAK MAY NOT SHUT OFF IN SUFFICIENT TIME TO PREVENT A FIRE. 
Corrective Summary: NRC IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY ANY AFFECTED OWNERS. OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO CONTACT NORCOLD DEALERS TO RECEIVE THE REMEDY FREE OF CHARGE. PLEASE SEE NORCOLD'S DEFECT REPORT 10E-049 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 22, 2010. 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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2005 NRC MOTOR HOME Recall - Recall ID 118008 for NRC MOTOR HOME EQUIPMENT

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