RECALL Subject : Unexpected Unfurling of the Awning

Report Receipt Date: APR 23, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V155000

Component(s): EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,561

All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)

KEYSTONEALPINE2013-2014
KEYSTONEAVALANCHE2013-2014
KEYSTONEBULLET2013-2014
KEYSTONECOUGAR2013-2014
KEYSTONECOUGAR HIGH COUNTRY2013-2014
KEYSTONEENERGY2013
KEYSTONEHIDEOUT2013-2014
KEYSTONELAREDO2013-2014
KEYSTONEMONTANA2013-2014
KEYSTONEMONTANA HIGH COUNTRY2013-2014
KEYSTONEMONTANA MOUNTAINEER2013-2014
KEYSTONEOUTBACK2013-2014
KEYSTONEPASSPORT2013-2014
KEYSTONERAPTOR2013-2014
KEYSTONERESIDENCE2014
KEYSTONESPRINGDALE2013-2014
KEYSTONESUMMERLAND2013-2014
KEYSTONESYDNEY2013-2014


Manufacturer: Keystone RV Company

SUMMARY:
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 recreational trailers equipped with Dometic 9100 Power Awnings or Weather Pro awnings, awning serial numbers 306xxxx through 314xxxx, manufactured between February 13, 2013, through April 9, 2013. If the awning installation sequence was not completely followed, the awning motor may unknowningly become damaged. A damaged motor may lead to an unfurling of the awning.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the awning unfurls unexpectedly either in transit or while parked, it may increase thre risk of personal injury or a crash.

REMEDY:
Keystone will notify owners and dealers will replace the awning motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2013. Owners may contact Keystone at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's campaign recall number is 13-193.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)