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07-13-2013, 08:40 AM #1
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Recall: 2013 Renegade KIT28TA trailer; Unexpected Unfurling of the Awning
RECALL Subject : Unexpected Unfurling of the Awning
Report Receipt Date: JUL 02, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V286000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1
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RENEGADE KIT28TA 2013
Manufacturer: Kibbi, LLC
Kibbi, LLC is recalling one model year 2013 Renegade KIT28TA trailer manufactured on April 12, 2013. Due to a design change in the power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.
Kibbi will notify the owner and Dometic staff will replace the affected motor with one of a different design. The recall is expected to begin mid-July 2013. Owners may contact Dometic at 1-888-447-0003 for more information. Owners are being instructed not to drive their vehicle until repairs can be performed.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153)