HEARTLAND ( 12V470000 )
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
HEARTLAND / BIGHORN SILVERADO
HEARTLAND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, LLC
Report Receipt Date: SEP 25, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
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Component: EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 68
Summary: Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC, (Heartland) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Bighorn Silverado Fifth Wheel Travel trailers, manufactured from February 28, 2012, through August 28, 2012. The liquid propane (LP) hose and wire hanger that is mounted under the slide out can come in contact with the tire, causing damage to the LP hose and wiring.
Consequence: A damaged LP hose can lead to an LP leak and fire, increasing the risk of injury or death.
Remedy: Heartland will notify owners, and dealers will repair the affected vehicles free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2012. Owners may contact Heartland Recreational Vehicles at 1-888-262-5992.