Recalls for your 2013 Fox Mountain 285rls

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DEFECT #1 - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS


Posted on: 2013-02-25
Description
Northwood manufacturing, llc (northwood) is recalling certain model year 2013 arctic fox 29-5k and 29-5t fifth wheel trailers; model year 2013 desert fox 29sb toy hauler trailers; model year 2013 fox mountain 235rls and 285rls fifth wheel trailers; and model year 2013 snow river 266rds travel trailers.  These vehicles were manufactured with incorrect information on the federal identification tag, tire and axle information label, and the trailer weight information label.  Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no.  120, tire selection and rims for motor vehicles other than passenger cars.

Consequence
An inaccurate label could lead to improper vehicle loading specifications which could cause axle failure which may result in an increased risk of a crash.  

Corrective Action
Northwood will notify owners and provide corrected replacement labels free of charge.  Northwood mailed labels on march 22, 2013.  Owners may contact northwood at 1-800-766-6274.

Notes
Northwoods campaign recall number is 2013-001.customers may 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.