AIRSTREAM ( 12V596000 )
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
AIRSTREAM / INTERSTATE
Report Receipt Date: DEC 20, 2012
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Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 576
Summary: Airstream is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 Interstate motorhomes manufactured August 2007, through December 2012 and equipped with the rear sofa floor plan. The electrical equipment underneath the sofa may come in contact with the seat belt buckle or metal cables from the seat.
Consequence: If the metal sofa components come in contact with the electrical components, electrical arcing could occur. Arcing may lead to a vehicle fire.
Remedy: Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will install a cover over the electrical components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by late January 2013. Owners may contact Airstream at 1-877-596-6111.