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 2005 Ram Ram 1500 Regular Cab 4X2 SLT LWB

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MSRP: $24,040
Invoice: $21,254

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 14    HWY: 19    CMB: 16
Engine/Fuel: 8 Cyl
Transmission:
Door/Body Style: 2 Door/Fullsize Pickup,TRU
Drive Type:

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  • General
  • MSRP: $24,040
  • Invoice Price: $21,254
  • Destination Charge: $0
  • Warranty
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Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 4.7-Liter Magnum(R), 90-Degree V8, 16-Valve, SOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 235@4800, Torque Of 300@3200, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads
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  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 4.7L V8
  • Displacement (CC): 287
  • Fuel System: SEFI
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 235@4800
  • Torque @ RPM: 300@3200
  • Compression ratio: 9.0
  • Cylinders: 8
  • Bore X Stroke: 3.66x3.40

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 68.6
  • Track Rear: 67.9
  • Ground Clearance (in): 7.4
  • Overall Length (in): 229.7
  • Overall Width (in): 79.5
  • Overall Height (in): 73.4
  • Wheelbase (in): 140.5
  • Curb weight (lbs): 4812
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 3
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 3
  • Headroom front (in): 40.9
  • Hip room front (in): 64.9
  • Leg room front (in): 41.0
  • Shoulder room front (in): 67.1

Features

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  • Exterior
    • Automatic Headlights With 60-Second Time Delay
    • Delayed Courtesy Light
    • Perimeter Lighting Via Automatic Headlights With Time Delay
    • SLT Badge
    • Twin Halogen Headlights
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • AM/FM Radio With 4 Speakers Total; CD Player
    • Fixed Radio Antenna
  • Instrumentation
    • Cruise Control
    • Digital Clock
    • Oil Gauge
    • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Cruise Control
    • Tachometer
    • Trip Computer
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Chrome Steel Wheels, 17-In. X 8-In.
    • Full-Size Spare Tire
    • SBRP245/70R17 BSW, All-Season Tires
    • Underbody Tire Carrier
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Dual Black Power Adjustable Heated Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors
    • Dual Cloth Sunvisors
    • Front Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Front, Side and Rear Tinted Glass
    • Front Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
    • Power Window Lockout
    • Power Windows With Driver Side One-Touch Down

Safety Features

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

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    Recalls for 2005 Ram

    2005 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.
    2005 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.
    2005 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.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ALUMASCAPE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/24/2005 - 07/11/2005
    Potential Units Affected:306

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH TREDIT WHEELS, THE RIMS MAY HAVE POOR WELD QUALITY AND INSUFFICIENT PRESS FIT BETWEEN THE WHEEL RIM AND DISC.

    Consequence:

    THE CENTER OF THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE RIM. THE WHEEL MAY WOBBLE AND CAUSE A VIBRATION OR THE MOUNTED TIRE COULD LOSE AIR CAUSING THE TIRE TO GO FLAT, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO IS WORKING WITH TREDIT TIRE TO NOTIFY OWNERS AND HAVE THE WHEELS REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 26, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR
    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.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR
    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.
    2005 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.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:11/26/2003 - 03/05/2004
    Potential Units Affected:22

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN CLASS A MOTOR HOMES, INCORRECT GAUGE AND WIRING WAS USED WHEN INSTALLING THE PATIO AWNING MOTOR.

    Consequence:

    THE INCORRECT WIRING MAY ALLOW OVERLOADING OF THE WIRE, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL RELOCATE THE SLIDE-OUT OVERHEAD CONTROL BOX AND REWIRE THE PATIO AWNING MOTOR. THE RECALL BEGAN JULY 29, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MONACO COACH AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2005 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.
    2005 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.
    2005 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.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER NEXT LEVEL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/24/2005 - 07/11/2005
    Potential Units Affected:306

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH TREDIT WHEELS, THE RIMS MAY HAVE POOR WELD QUALITY AND INSUFFICIENT PRESS FIT BETWEEN THE WHEEL RIM AND DISC.

    Consequence:

    THE CENTER OF THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE RIM. THE WHEEL MAY WOBBLE AND CAUSE A VIBRATION OR THE MOUNTED TIRE COULD LOSE AIR CAUSING THE TIRE TO GO FLAT, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO IS WORKING WITH TREDIT TIRE TO NOTIFY OWNERS AND HAVE THE WHEELS REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 26, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER PRESIDENTIAL
    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.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER PRESIDENTIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:02/24/2005 - 07/11/2005
    Potential Units Affected:306

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN TRAVEL TRAILERS AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH TREDIT WHEELS, THE RIMS MAY HAVE POOR WELD QUALITY AND INSUFFICIENT PRESS FIT BETWEEN THE WHEEL RIM AND DISC.

    Consequence:

    THE CENTER OF THE WHEEL COULD SEPARATE FROM THE RIM. THE WHEEL MAY WOBBLE AND CAUSE A VIBRATION OR THE MOUNTED TIRE COULD LOSE AIR CAUSING THE TIRE TO GO FLAT, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO IS WORKING WITH TREDIT TIRE TO NOTIFY OWNERS AND HAVE THE WHEELS REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 26, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER PRESIDENTIAL
    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.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    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.
    2005 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    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.
    2005 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.
    2005 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.
    2005 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.
    2005 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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