RECALL Subject : Unexpected Unfurling of the Awning

Report Receipt Date: MAY 07, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V178000

Component(s): EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 293

All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)

TIFFIN ALLEGRO 2013
TIFFIN BREEZE 2013

Manufacturer: Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain model year 2013 Breeze and Allegro motorhomes. If the awning installation sequence was not completely followed, the awning motor may unknowingly become damaged.

CONSEQUENCE:
If motor damage has occurred, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the motorhome is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.

REMEDY:
Tiffin will notify owners and Dometic staff will replace the affected motors with a design that is not subject to an out-of-sequence installation error. Tiffin has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Tiffin at 1-256-356-8661 or Dometic at 1-888-447-0003 for more information. Owners are being instructed not to drive their vehicle until repairs can be performed.

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