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Sam Alert: Attention, Keystone Cougar RV Owners!

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July 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

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June 9, 2011

Keystone is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Cougar High Country Travel Trailers produced from November 3, 2010, through May 26, 2011, for having 4400 pound axles installed instead of 5200 pound axles. If a vehicle is loaded to the maximum stated GVWR of 10,000 pounds, the 4400 pound axle will be overloaded.

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V322000

Component: Power Train: Axle Assembly

Potential number of units affected: 194

Consequence:
Overloading the axle could lead to an increase rick of axle failure, property damage and/or vehicle crash

Remedy:
Dealer will replace the axles with the correct ones free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during July 2011. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369.

Notes:
Keystone safety recall No. 11-166. 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 http://www.safercar.gov.

 

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