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 2004 Ram Ram 1500 Regular Cab 4X2 ST SWB

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MSRP: $19,855
Invoice: $17,655

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 16    HWY: 21    CMB: 18
Engine/Fuel: 6 Cyl
Transmission:
Door/Body Style: 2 Door/Fullsize Pickup,TRU
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  • General
  • MSRP: $19,855
  • Invoice Price: $17,655
  • Destination Charge: $0
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Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 3.7-Liter Magnum(R), 90-Degree V6, 12-Valve, SOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 215@5200, Torque Of 235@4000, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 3.7L V6
  • Displacement (CC): 226
  • Fuel System: SEFI
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 215@5200
  • Torque @ RPM: 235@4000
  • Compression ratio: 9.1
  • Cylinders: 6
  • Bore X Stroke: 3.66x3.57

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 68.0
  • Track Rear: 67.4
  • Ground Clearance (in): 8.1
  • Overall Length (in): 207.7
  • Overall Width (in): 79.9
  • Overall Height (in): 74.4
  • Wheelbase (in): 120.5
  • Curb weight (lbs): 4542
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 3
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 3
  • Headroom front (in): 40.9
  • Hip room front (in): 65.1
  • Leg room front (in): 41.0
  • Shoulder room front (in): 67.0

Features

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  • Exterior
    • Automatic Headlights With 60-Second Time Delay
    • Delayed Courtesy Light
    • Perimeter Lighting Via Automatic Headlights With Time Delay
    • Twin Halogen Headlights
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • AM/FM Radio With 4 Speakers Total; Cassette Player
    • Fixed Radio Antenna
  • Instrumentation
    • Digital Clock
    • Oil Gauge
    • Tachometer
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Full-Size Spare Tire
    • SBRP245/70R17 BSW, All-Season Tires
    • Steel Wheels, 17-In. X 8-In.
    • Underbody Tire Carrier
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Dual Black Manual Remote Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors
    • Dual Cloth Sunvisors
    • Front, Side and Rear Tinted Glass
    • Front Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • Front 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Dual 3-Point Outboard Seatbelts
  • Front Dual Outboard Seatbelt Pretensioners
  • Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • L A T C H
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Switch
  • Warning Lights For Brake System, Seatbelts, Airbags and Low Oil
  • Braking & Traction
  • 2-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Front 336-mm X 28-mm Vented Disc and Rear 352-mm X 22-mm Solid Disc Brakes

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    Recalls for 2004 Ram

    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ADMIRAL SE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates: -
    Potential Units Affected:2941

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH GM 8.1L V8 ENGINES, IMPROPER HARDENING DURING THE HEAT TREATMENT PROCESS CAN CAUSE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP TO FRACTURE, RESULTING IN INADEQUATE RETENTION OF THE DAMPER. IF THE DAMPER BECOMES LOOSE, FUEL COULD BE PUMPED BY THE FUEL PUMP INTO THE UNDER HOOD AREA.

    Consequence:

    IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD RESULT.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN (PLEASE SEE 06V225). DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIPS ON THESE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 877-294-6773 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ADMIRAL SE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:08/27/2002 - 09/23/2004
    Potential Units Affected:2582

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH ACTIA CORPORATE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 101, 'CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS,' AND NO. 105, 'HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS.' IF THE BRAKE FAIL INPUT FALLS BELOW A VOLTAGE OF 1.5V, THE BRAKE FAILURE LAMP AND ALARM WILL BE ACTIVATED. ALSO ACTIVATION OF THE ABS TELLTALE WHEN THE ABS IS NOT PROPERLY FUNCTIONING DOES NOT ALWAYS OCCUR.

    Consequence:

    AT NIGHT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LIGHTS MAY FAIL AND THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL GAUGES AND THE BRAKE WARNING LIGHT INDICATOR WHICH COULD INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 04V195000) AND WILL REPROGRAM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-246-7731 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ADMIRAL SE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:08/12/2004 - 12/17/2004
    Potential Units Affected:81

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS,THE BATTERY CABLES MAY NOT BE SECURED PROPERLY INSIDE OF THE CHASSIS' FRAME RAIL. THE BATTERY CABLES MAY BE LOCATED TOO NEAR THE ENGINE EXHAUST.

    Consequence:

    THIS COULD POTENTIALLY MELT THE BATTERY CABLE AND CAUSE A BACK FEED THROUGH THE CHASSIS 12V SYSTEM WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR LOSS.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BATTERY CABLE TO SEE IF THE CABLE IS PROPERLY MOUNTED INSIDE OF THE CHASSIS FRAME RAIL. IF NECESSARY, THE BATTERY CABLE WILL BE MOUNTED SECURELY IN EXISTING HOLES IN FRAME RAIL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 18, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ALUMASCAPE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:06/15/1998 - 07/11/2003
    Potential Units Affected:3439

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS, A DEFICIENCY IN THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE MAIN FRAME RAILS COULD CAUSE THE RAILS TO CRACK AND AXLES COULD SHIFT, CAUSING THE FIFTH WHEEL TO PULL ERRATICALLY.

    Consequence:

    THIS COULD CAUSE THE DRIVER OF THE TOW VEHICLE TO LOSE CONTROL CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND ADD AN ADDITION OF GUSSET PLATES AND CROSS TUBES TO STRENGHEN THE AXLE SPRING HANGERS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 29, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ALUMASCAPE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:03/11/2002 - 10/07/2004
    Potential Units Affected:1637

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH LIQUID PROPANE GAS (LPG), IT WAS DISCOVERED AN EXCESS OF LPG HOSE WAS COILED IN THE REAR REFRIGERATOR ACCESS COMPARTMENT A CAUSING IT TO BE ROUTED CLOSE IN PROXIMITY TO THE BURNER FLUE BOX COVER OF THE REFRIGERATOR.

    Consequence:

    THIS COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE THERMAL DAMAGE TO THE LPG LINE AND PRODUCE A LEAK OF LPG IN THE ACCESS COMPARTMENT THAT COULD RESULT IN AN EXPLOSION OR FIRE.

    Action:

    OWNERS ARE BEING ASKED TO INSPECT THE LPG LINE FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE TO ENSURE THAT IT IS NOT CLOSE TO THE BURNER. IF NO DAMAGE TO THE LINE IS PRESENT AND THE LPG LINE IS THE APPROPRIATE LENGTH AND ROUTED CORRECTLY, THE COVER WILL BE REINSTALLED AND NO FURTHER ACTION WILL BE TAKEN. IF AN EXCESS OF HOSE IS CAUSING CONTACT OR CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE BURNER COVER, OWNERS SHOULD SHUT OFF THE SUPPLY OF GAS AT THE LPG TANKS AND CONTACT MONACO IMMEDIATELY. THE RECALL BEGAN DECEMBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER AMBASSADOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:12/12/2003 - 04/12/2004
    Potential Units Affected:1189

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ENGINES, OIL CAN LEAK INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT FROM A CRACK IN THE CUP PLUG.

    Consequence:

    OIL LEAKAGE ON A HOT ENGINE CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.

    Action:

    CUMMINS IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. CUMMINS WILL INSTALL A STEEL CUP PLUG BOSS CAP TO ALL AFFECTED ENGINES. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CUMMINS CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-343-7357 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER AMBASSADOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/04/2002 - 10/24/2003
    Potential Units Affected:2156

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES, THE I-BEAM LEAF IMITATOR IN THE FRONT AXLE SUSPENSION COULD CRACK AND BREAK DUE TO AN INADEQUATE WELDING PROCESS.

    Consequence:

    THE I-BEAMS ON THE FRONT AXLE AND THE PANARD BRACKET ON THE REAR AXLE COULD CRACK AND BREAK CAUSING THE DRIVER TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ORIGINAL I-BEAM. ALSO, DEALERS WILL WELD THE STIFFENERS FROM THE PANARD BAR BRACKET TO THE CENTER DIFFERENTIAL OF THE REAR AXLE HOUSING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 1, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-877-466-6226.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER AMBASSADOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/07/2003 - 11/20/2003
    Potential Units Affected:358

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTORHOMES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS," AND NO. 210 "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." THE SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE BOLTS CAN FAIL.

    Consequence:

    THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ANCHORAGE CAN SEPARATE FROM THE SEAT FRAME, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BELT LATCH BOLT AND INSTALL A BUSHING AND A GRADE 5 BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545 OR VILLA INTERNATIONAL AT 714-535-7272.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER AMBASSADOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORP.
    Manufacture Dates:05/30/2003 - 06/18/2003
    Potential Units Affected:26

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES CERTIFICATION TAGS WERE OMITTED ON THE CLOTH COVERED FRONT AND REAR BRAKE LINE ASSEMBLIES.

    Consequence:

    THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE STANDARD.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT AND REAR CLOTH COVERED BRAKE LINES THAT HAVE THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATION TAGS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 20, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-877-466-6226.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR CLASS A
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:12/12/2003 - 04/12/2004
    Potential Units Affected:1189

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ENGINES, OIL CAN LEAK INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT FROM A CRACK IN THE CUP PLUG.

    Consequence:

    OIL LEAKAGE ON A HOT ENGINE CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.

    Action:

    CUMMINS IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. CUMMINS WILL INSTALL A STEEL CUP PLUG BOSS CAP TO ALL AFFECTED ENGINES. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CUMMINS CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-343-7357 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORP.
    Manufacture Dates:05/30/2003 - 06/18/2003
    Potential Units Affected:26

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES CERTIFICATION TAGS WERE OMITTED ON THE CLOTH COVERED FRONT AND REAR BRAKE LINE ASSEMBLIES.

    Consequence:

    THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE STANDARD.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT AND REAR CLOTH COVERED BRAKE LINES THAT HAVE THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATION TAGS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 20, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-877-466-6226.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:09/30/2002 - 07/13/2004
    Potential Units Affected:44

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED WITH OPTIONAL AQUA HOT HYDRONIC HEATERS, THE EXHAUST TERMINATION FOR THE HEATER WAS LOCATED UNDER THE BEDROOM SLIDE OUT, WHEN IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN PLACED BEYOND THE PERIPHERY OF THE VEHICLE.

    Consequence:

    THIS MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR FUMES TO ENTER THE COACH AND POSSIBLY ALLOW CARBON MONOXIDE FUMES TO VENT INTO THE MOTOR HOME, WHICH COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH TO THE PASSENGERS.

    Action:

    FOR THE 2003 MOTOR HOMES, DEALERS WILL USE THE EXISTING PIPE FROM THE AQUA HOT HYDRONIC HEATER, AND REPAIR IT SO THAT THE END TERMINATION WILL BE TO THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE MOTOR HOME. FOR THE 2004 AND 2005 MOTOR HOMES, DEALERS WILL ADD AN EXHAUST PIPE TO THE EXISTING EXHAUST SYSTEM FROM THE AQUA HOT HYDRONIC HEATER. THE ADDITIONAL PIPE WILL BE INSTALLED SO THAT THE END TERMINATION WILL ALSO BE TO THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE MOTOR HOME. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:12/01/2002 - 04/01/2005
    Potential Units Affected:1606

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH VEHICLE SYSTEMS' AQUA-HOT AND HYDRO-HOT WATER HEATERS, WHICH USE WEBASTO BURNER TUBES, THE BURNER TUBES DO NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AND COULD FAIL PREMATURELY.

    Consequence:

    THE SURFACE TEMPERATURE OF THE EXHAUST TUBE EXITING FROM THE HEATER CAN INCREASE AND COULD POTENTIALLY IGNITE COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS IN OR AROUND THE VEHICLE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE COMBUSTION CHAMBERS (BURNER TUBES) WITH A NEW ONE FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:12/12/2003 - 04/12/2004
    Potential Units Affected:1189

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ENGINES, OIL CAN LEAK INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT FROM A CRACK IN THE CUP PLUG.

    Consequence:

    OIL LEAKAGE ON A HOT ENGINE CAN RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURIES.

    Action:

    CUMMINS IS CONDUCTING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. CUMMINS WILL INSTALL A STEEL CUP PLUG BOSS CAP TO ALL AFFECTED ENGINES. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CUMMINS CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-343-7357 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:10/01/2003 - 12/17/2003
    Potential Units Affected:35

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES HAD A WATER LINE (THERMOID VALUE-FLEX/GS) INSTALLED TO THE AQUA-HOT HEATING SYSTEM UNIT ("AQUA HOT") WHEN A FUEL LINE SHOULD HAVE BEEN USED.

    Consequence:

    THE INCORRECT LINE MAY ALLOW SEEPAGE OF FUEL AND VAPORS INTO THE BAY AREA OF THE MOTOR HOME, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN EXPLOSION OR FIRE WHICH COULD RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE INCORRECT WATER LINE AND REPLACE IT WITH THE CORRECT FUEL LINE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY OR JUNE 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-498-9478.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/07/2003 - 11/20/2003
    Potential Units Affected:358

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTORHOMES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS," AND NO. 210 "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." THE SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE BOLTS CAN FAIL.

    Consequence:

    THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ANCHORAGE CAN SEPARATE FROM THE SEAT FRAME, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BELT LATCH BOLT AND INSTALL A BUSHING AND A GRADE 5 BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545 OR VILLA INTERNATIONAL AT 714-535-7272.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER NAVIGATOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:01/23/2003 - 04/25/2006
    Potential Units Affected:465

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH DETROIT DIESEL SERIES C-60 ENGINES, THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) WILL REQUIRE TO BE REPROGRAMMED TO CURRENT MAINFRAME CALIBRATIONS.

    Consequence:

    REPROGRAMMING THE ECM WILL PREVENT THE POTENTIAL OF A TURBOCHARGER FAILURE FROM PROGRESSING TO AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

    Action:

    DETROIT DIESEL IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 06E019000) AND WILL REPROGRAM THE ECM TO CURRENT MAINFRAME CALIBRATIONS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DETROIT DIESEL AT 313-592-3708 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER NEPTUNE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:11/30/2001 - 10/01/2004
    Potential Units Affected:2827

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES, THE SPACER PLATE UNDER THE TRAILING ARMS HAD A TRANSVERSE WELD WHICH CREATES A HEAT RISER AND CAUSE THE TRAILING ARMS TO CRACK.

    Consequence:

    THIS COULD CREATE ROUGH DRIVING CONDITIONS AND DAMAGE TO REAR SUSPENSION SYSTEM. THE DRIVER COULD LOOSE CONTROL OF THE MOTORHOME AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REPLACE THE TRAILING ARMS FOR CRACKS AND REPLACING THE TRAILING ARMS AND U-BOLTS IN THE REAR SUSPENSION OF THE MOTORHOMES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 29, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER NEPTUNE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/04/2002 - 10/24/2003
    Potential Units Affected:2156

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES, THE I-BEAM LEAF IMITATOR IN THE FRONT AXLE SUSPENSION COULD CRACK AND BREAK DUE TO AN INADEQUATE WELDING PROCESS.

    Consequence:

    THE I-BEAMS ON THE FRONT AXLE AND THE PANARD BRACKET ON THE REAR AXLE COULD CRACK AND BREAK CAUSING THE DRIVER TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ORIGINAL I-BEAM. ALSO, DEALERS WILL WELD THE STIFFENERS FROM THE PANARD BAR BRACKET TO THE CENTER DIFFERENTIAL OF THE REAR AXLE HOUSING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 1, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-877-466-6226.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCD PRESIDENTIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:05/08/2003 - 10/21/2003
    Potential Units Affected:26

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN FIFTH WHEELS, THE FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION TAG HAS A TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR SHOWING AN INCORRECT TIRE SIZE.

    Consequence:

    IF THE TAG INFORMATION IS RELIED UPON BY THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE, INCORRECT TIRES COULD BE INSTALLED ON THE VEHICLE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION TAGS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 4, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-877-466-6226.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:01/20/2003 - 08/10/2004
    Potential Units Affected:86

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE WATER HEATER EXHAUST ON THE CURVE SIDE WALL UNDER THE BACK SIDE OF THE KITCHEN SLIDEOUT ROOM BOX TERMINATES UNDER THE SLIDE BOX WHEN IN THE EXTENDED POSITION. THIS DESIGN COULD CREATE A RISK OF MIGRATION OF CARBON MONOXIDE INTO THE INTERIOR OF THE MOTOR HOME.

    Consequence:

    EXPOSURE OF THE OCCUPANTS TO CARBON MONOXIDE COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WATER HEATER WITH A 16 GALLON ATWOOD UNIT THAT HAS A DIFFERENT EXHAUST TERMINATION. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 25, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG WATER HEATER
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:12/01/2002 - 04/01/2005
    Potential Units Affected:1606

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH VEHICLE SYSTEMS' AQUA-HOT AND HYDRO-HOT WATER HEATERS, WHICH USE WEBASTO BURNER TUBES, THE BURNER TUBES DO NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS AND COULD FAIL PREMATURELY.

    Consequence:

    THE SURFACE TEMPERATURE OF THE EXHAUST TUBE EXITING FROM THE HEATER CAN INCREASE AND COULD POTENTIALLY IGNITE COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS IN OR AROUND THE VEHICLE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE COMBUSTION CHAMBERS (BURNER TUBES) WITH A NEW ONE FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORP.
    Manufacture Dates:05/30/2003 - 06/18/2003
    Potential Units Affected:26

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTORHOMES CERTIFICATION TAGS WERE OMITTED ON THE CLOTH COVERED FRONT AND REAR BRAKE LINE ASSEMBLIES.

    Consequence:

    THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE STANDARD.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT AND REAR CLOTH COVERED BRAKE LINES THAT HAVE THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATION TAGS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 20, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-877-466-6226.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/07/2003 - 11/20/2003
    Potential Units Affected:358

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTORHOMES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS," AND NO. 210 "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." THE SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE BOLTS CAN FAIL.

    Consequence:

    THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ANCHORAGE CAN SEPARATE FROM THE SEAT FRAME, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BELT LATCH BOLT AND INSTALL A BUSHING AND A GRADE 5 BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545 OR VILLA INTERNATIONAL AT 714-535-7272.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER TRAVELER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates: -
    Potential Units Affected:2941

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH GM 8.1L V8 ENGINES, IMPROPER HARDENING DURING THE HEAT TREATMENT PROCESS CAN CAUSE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP TO FRACTURE, RESULTING IN INADEQUATE RETENTION OF THE DAMPER. IF THE DAMPER BECOMES LOOSE, FUEL COULD BE PUMPED BY THE FUEL PUMP INTO THE UNDER HOOD AREA.

    Consequence:

    IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD RESULT.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN (PLEASE SEE 06V225). DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIPS ON THESE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 877-294-6773 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER TRAVELER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:08/27/2002 - 09/23/2004
    Potential Units Affected:2582

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH ACTIA CORPORATE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 101, 'CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS,' AND NO. 105, 'HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS.' IF THE BRAKE FAIL INPUT FALLS BELOW A VOLTAGE OF 1.5V, THE BRAKE FAILURE LAMP AND ALARM WILL BE ACTIVATED. ALSO ACTIVATION OF THE ABS TELLTALE WHEN THE ABS IS NOT PROPERLY FUNCTIONING DOES NOT ALWAYS OCCUR.

    Consequence:

    AT NIGHT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LIGHTS MAY FAIL AND THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL GAUGES AND THE BRAKE WARNING LIGHT INDICATOR WHICH COULD INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 04V195000) AND WILL REPROGRAM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-246-7731 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates: -
    Potential Units Affected:2941

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH GM 8.1L V8 ENGINES, IMPROPER HARDENING DURING THE HEAT TREATMENT PROCESS CAN CAUSE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIP TO FRACTURE, RESULTING IN INADEQUATE RETENTION OF THE DAMPER. IF THE DAMPER BECOMES LOOSE, FUEL COULD BE PUMPED BY THE FUEL PUMP INTO THE UNDER HOOD AREA.

    Consequence:

    IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD RESULT.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS HANDLING THE OWNER NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS CAMPAIGN (PLEASE SEE 06V225). DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL RAIL PULSE DAMPER RETAINER CLIPS ON THESE ENGINES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 877-294-6773 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:TIRES
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:12/23/2003 - 01/12/2004
    Potential Units Affected:21

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THE FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION TAG IS INCORRECT. THE TAG STATES THE RIM SIZE IS 22.5X6.75G RANGE. THE CORRECT RIM SIZE IS 22.5X7.5F RANGE.

    Consequence:

    AN INCORRECT RIM COULD BE PLACED ON THE VEHICLE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A TIRE BLOWOUT INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TAG. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 11, 2004. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2004 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:08/27/2002 - 09/23/2004
    Potential Units Affected:2582

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH ACTIA CORPORATE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 101, 'CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS,' AND NO. 105, 'HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS.' IF THE BRAKE FAIL INPUT FALLS BELOW A VOLTAGE OF 1.5V, THE BRAKE FAILURE LAMP AND ALARM WILL BE ACTIVATED. ALSO ACTIVATION OF THE ABS TELLTALE WHEN THE ABS IS NOT PROPERLY FUNCTIONING DOES NOT ALWAYS OCCUR.

    Consequence:

    AT NIGHT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LIGHTS MAY FAIL AND THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL GAUGES AND THE BRAKE WARNING LIGHT INDICATOR WHICH COULD INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 04V195000) AND WILL REPROGRAM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-246-7731 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.

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