Potential Tire Failure Leads to Trailer Recall from Starcraft

Potential Tire Failure Leads to Trailer Recall from Starcraft
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February 22, 2016

Starcraft RV has announced a recall for trailers manufactured with incorrect labels.

The manufacturer is recalling certain model year 2016 AR-One toy hauler trailers, model 17XTH. The affected trailers may be equipped with labels that indicate incorrect tire size and tire inflation information. As a result, these vehicles are in violation of the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other than Passenger Cars."

If the tires are replaced with ones that are of an incorrect size and pressure, the handling of the trailer may be adversely affected or tire failure may occur. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

Starcraft is including about 20 trailers in this recall.

The manufacturer will notify owners and will mail them corrected labels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 29, 2016.

Owners with questions about this recall can contact Starcraft customer service at (800) 945-4787.