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 2006 Ram Ram 1500 Regular Cab 4X4 SLT SWB

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MSRP: $27,820
Invoice: $24,555

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 14    HWY: 18    CMB: 16
Engine/Fuel: 8 Cyl Gas
Transmission: M
Door/Body Style: 2 Door/Fullsize Pickup,TRU
Drive Type: 4WD-PT

Prices/Warranty

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  • General
  • MSRP: $27,820
  • Invoice Price: $24,555
  • Destination Charge: $0
  • Warranty
  • Basic (Month): 36
  • Basic (Mileage): 36000
  • Powertrain (Month): 36
  • Powertrain (Mileage): 36000
  • Rust (Month): 60
  • Rust (Mileage): 100000

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
  • SULEV Emissions In California, New York, Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 4.7L V8
  • Displacement (CC): 4701
  • Fuel System: SEFI
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 235@4800
  • Torque @ RPM: 300@3200
  • Turbo: N
  • Compression ratio: 9.0
  • Cylinders: 8
  • RPM @ Peak Horsepower: 4800
  • Bore X Stroke: 3.66x3.40
  • Fuel Type: Gas

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 68.0
  • Track Rear: 67.9
  • Ground Clearance (in): 7.3
  • Overall Length (in): 207.7
  • Overall Width (in): 79.5
  • Overall Height (in): 75.5
  • Wheelbase (in): 120.5
  • Curb weight (lbs): 4919
  • 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 Features
  • Bodyside/Cab Step or Running Board: Option
  • Bumper Step Up: Standard
  • Front Air Dam: Standard
  • Metallic Paint: Standard
  • Power Sliding Side Van Door: N/A
  • Power Trunk Lid: N/A
  • Rear Spoiler: Standard
  • Skid Plate or Underbody Protection: Option
  • Splash or Mud Guards: Option
  • Wind Deflector or Buffer for Convertibles: N/A
  • Exterior
    • Automatic Headlights With 60-Second Time Delay
    • Body Color Upper Fascia
    • Chrome Grille
    • Delayed Courtesy Light
    • Front Air Dam
    • Front Chrome Bumper
    • Metallic Paint (If Selected)
    • Perimeter Lighting Via Automatic Headlights With Time Delay
    • Rear Chrome Step Up Bumper
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Regular Cab
    • SLT Badge
    • Twin Halogen Headlights
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning: Standard
  • Automatic Climate Control: N/A
  • Interior Pollen/Particle/Dust Air Filter: N/A
  • Rear Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning: N/A
  • Rear HVAC Ducts: N/A
  • Rear Seat HVAC Controls: N/A
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Entertainment
  • Cassette Player: Option
  • CD Changer: Option
  • CD Player: Standard
  • DVD Player: N/A
  • Hands Free or Voice Activated Phone: N/A
  • Navigational Aid: Option
  • Radio: Standard
  • Second Row Sound Controls/Accessories: N/A
  • Subwoofer: N/A
  • Telematic Systems: N/A
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • AM/FM Radio With 4 Speakers Total; CD Player
    • Fixed Radio Antenna
  • Instrumentation
  • Battery Gauge: Standard
  • Clock: Standard
  • Compass: Standard
  • Cruise Control: Standard
  • Electroluminescent Instrumentation: N/A
  • Gauges: Standard
  • Inside Temperature Gauge: N/A
  • Intelligent Cruise Control: N/A
  • Night Vision: N/A
  • Oil Gauge: Standard
  • Outside Temperature Gauge: Standard
  • Service or Maintenance Interval Indicator: Standard
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls: Standard
  • Tachometer: Standard
  • Tire Inflation/Pressure Monitor: N/A
  • Trip Computer: Standard
  • Instrumentation
    • Color Keyed Bezel Located On Instrument Panel
    • Compass
    • Cruise Control
    • Digital Clock
    • Exterior Temperature Gauge
    • Maintenance Interval Indicator
    • Oil Gauge
    • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Cruise Control
    • Tachometer
    • Trip Computer
  • Lighting
  • Automatic Headlights: Standard
  • Cornering Lights: N/A
  • Daytime Running Lights: N/A
  • Fog Lights: Option
  • Halogen Headlights: Standard
  • Headlight Washers: N/A
  • High Intensity Discharge Headlights: N/A
  • Windshield Wiper Activated Headlights: N/A
  • Roof
  • Power Sunroof/Moonroof: N/A
  • Removable/Convertible Top: N/A
  • Sunroof/Moonroof: N/A
  • Wheels & Tires
  • Alloy Wheels: Standard
  • Chrome Wheels: Option
  • Exterior Rear Mounted Tire Carrier: N/A
  • Full Size Spare Tire: Standard
  • Interior Spare Tire for SUVs & Vans: N/A
  • Self Sealing/Run Flat Tires: N/A
  • Steel Wheels: Option
  • Underbody Tire Carrier: Standard
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 8-In.
    • Full-Size Spare Tire
    • Part-Time 4-Wheel Drive
    • SBRP245/70R17 BSW, All-Season Tires
    • Underbody Tire Carrier
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir
    • Glass Rear Window on Convertible
    • Heated Exterior Mirror
    • Heated Washer System
    • Heated Windshield Glass
    • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror
    • Interval Wipers
    • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror
    • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror
    • Power Backlight Window
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Rear Wiper
    • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window
    • Tinted Glass
    • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval
    • Windshield Wiper De-Icer
  • Windows/Mirrors/Wipers
  • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir: N/A
  • Glass Rear Window on Convertible: N/A
  • Heated Exterior Mirror: Standard
  • Heated Washer System: N/A
  • Heated Windshield Glass: N/A
  • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror: Option
  • Interval Wipers: Standard
  • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror: Option
  • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror: Standard
  • Power Backlight Window: N/A
  • Rain Sensing Wipers: N/A
  • Rear Wiper: N/A
  • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window: Option
  • Tinted Glass: Standard
  • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval: N/A
  • Windshield Wiper De-Icer: N/A
  • 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
  • Driver Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment
  • Front 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front Crumple Zones
  • Front Dual Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Dual Outboard Seatbelt Pretensioners
  • Front Dual Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front Passenger Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment
  • Front Passenger Automatic Locking Retractor
  • Knee Airbag
  • L A T C H
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Switch
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Warning Lights Include Brake System, Seatbelts Unfastened, Airbags and Oil Low
  • Anti-Theft
  • Automatic Locking Power Door Locks
  • Vehicle Anti-Lockout Device
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Sentry Key(R) Engine Immobilizer
  • Braking & Traction
  • 2-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Front Power 336-mm X 28-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 352-mm X 22-mm Solid Disc Brakes
  • Self-Locking Hubs

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    Recalls for 2006 Ram

    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ADMIRAL SE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:06/01/2005 - 10/01/2008
    Potential Units Affected:202

    Defect Description:

    MONACO IS RECALLING 202 MY 2006 MONARCH SE, MY 2009 RIPTIDE, MY 2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ADMIRAL SE, MY 2007-2009 ARISTA, MY 2007-2009 SAFARI PASSAGE, MY 2006 SIMBA AND TREK GAS, AND MY 2006-2007 R-VISION TRAIL-LITE AND TRAIL-AIRE MOTOR HOMES BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS. THE CASTLE NUT THAT RETAINS THE STEERING DRAG LINK TO THE PITMAN ARM MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY TORQUED DURING ASSEMBLY. THE IMPROPER TORQUE MAY HAVE DAMAGED THE CASTLE NUT AND COMPROMISED THE INTEGRITY OF THE CONNECTION.

    Consequence:

    IF THE DRAG LINK WERE TO SEPARATE FROM THE PITMAN ARM, THE DRIVER WOULD NOT HAVE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE POSSIBLY CAUSING A CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO IS WORKING WITH WORKHORSE TO REPLACE AND PROPERLY TIGHTEN THE CASTLE NUT THAT RETAINS THE STEERING DRAG LINK TO THE PITMAN ARM (PLEASE SEE 08V442). OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-946-7731 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ADMIRAL SE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:06/15/2005 - 05/09/2006
    Potential Units Affected:404

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOME CHASSIS BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH INCORRECT STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFTS. THE SPLINE CAN STRIP WHILE THE STEERING WHEEL IS BEING TURNED.

    Consequence:

    THIS STEERING CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 06V148000) AND WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-294-6773 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 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.
    2006 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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ARISTA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:10/25/2006 - 06/06/2008
    Potential Units Affected:152

    Defect Description:

    MONACO IS RECALLING 152 MY 2006-2008 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ARISTA, ATLANTIS, AND SAFARI PASSAGE AND IVORY MOTOR HOMES. THERE IS AN ERROR IN THE ROUTING OF THE LIQUID PROPANE (LP) LINE FROM BELOW AND THROUGH THE MAIN FLOOR AND THE SLIDE-OUT FLOOR. THE LP LINE CAN BECOME ENTANGLED WITH THE 12 VOLT AND 120 VOLT WIRING WHICH COULD CAUSE THE HOSE TO KINK AND/OR BECOME DAMAGED WHICH COULD LEAD TO AN LP LEAK.

    Consequence:

    IF THE LP LINE WAS TO LEAK AND A SPARK OCCURS, THIS COULD LEAD A FIRE OR EXPLOSION.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A KIT TO REPLACE AND REROUTE THE LP LINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ATLANTIS SE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:10/25/2006 - 06/06/2008
    Potential Units Affected:152

    Defect Description:

    MONACO IS RECALLING 152 MY 2006-2008 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ARISTA, ATLANTIS, AND SAFARI PASSAGE AND IVORY MOTOR HOMES. THERE IS AN ERROR IN THE ROUTING OF THE LIQUID PROPANE (LP) LINE FROM BELOW AND THROUGH THE MAIN FLOOR AND THE SLIDE-OUT FLOOR. THE LP LINE CAN BECOME ENTANGLED WITH THE 12 VOLT AND 120 VOLT WIRING WHICH COULD CAUSE THE HOSE TO KINK AND/OR BECOME DAMAGED WHICH COULD LEAD TO AN LP LEAK.

    Consequence:

    IF THE LP LINE WAS TO LEAK AND A SPARK OCCURS, THIS COULD LEAD A FIRE OR EXPLOSION.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A KIT TO REPLACE AND REROUTE THE LP LINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:01/24/2005 - 03/30/2007
    Potential Units Affected:1733

    Defect Description:

    MONACO IS RECALLING 1,733 MY 2006-2007 DIPLOMAT AND HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR MOTOR HOMES EQUIPPED WITH WIPER SYSTEMS SUPPLIED BY AM EQUIPMENT. THE DRIVE MOTOR LINK BECOMES DISENGAGED DURING OPERATION FROM THE WIPER DRIVE ARM WHERE IT ATTACHES TO THE DRIVE ARM CAUSING THE WIPER SYSTEM TO FAIL.

    Consequence:

    WHEN THE WIPER SYSTEM FAILS, THE OPERATOR WILL HAVE REDUCED VISIBILITY WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO WILL REPLACE THE COMPLETE UNDER-THE-HOOD WIPER SYSTEM WITH A NEW MODEL, REUSING THE WIPER ARM AND BLADES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:01/21/2005 - 08/09/2005
    Potential Units Affected:451

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH IN THE FRONT ELECTRICAL BOX/FIREWALL CAN OVERLOAD.

    Consequence:

    CHANGES IN THE COMPONENT SUPPLIER RELAY REQUIREMENTS WITH AN UPDATED CONTROLLER WERE CAUSING THE HEADLIGHTS TO STOP FUNCTIONING WITHOUT WARNING. THIS COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE A CRASH WHILE DRIVING AT NIGHT.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:11/21/2005 - 08/09/2006
    Potential Units Affected:747

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISL CM850 DIESEL ENGINES, THE CONNECTING ROD CONTAINS A MACHINING DEFECT IN THE WRIST PIN BUSHING OF THE ROD THAT COULD CAUSE A SEIZURE OF THE PISTON PIN.

    Consequence:

    IF ALLOWED TO PROGRESS, THIS CAN LEAD TO ENGINE FAILURE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF THE ROD RUPTURING THE LOCK CAVITY, OIL AND DEBRIS ON THE ROADWAY AND VEHICLE CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO RECALIBRATE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND ENHANCE THE ENGINE PROTECTION SYSTEM ENABLING IT TO PROVIDE EARLY DETECTION OF THE FAILURE MODE AND AVOID MORE SERIOUS ENGINE DAMAGE AND RESULTANT SAFETY HAZARD. CUMMINS WILL ALSO INSTALL A NEW VALVE COVER WITH A CRANKCASE PRESSURE SENSOR FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E033). OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 800-343-7357 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER IMPERIAL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:11/21/2005 - 08/09/2006
    Potential Units Affected:747

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISL CM850 DIESEL ENGINES, THE CONNECTING ROD CONTAINS A MACHINING DEFECT IN THE WRIST PIN BUSHING OF THE ROD THAT COULD CAUSE A SEIZURE OF THE PISTON PIN.

    Consequence:

    IF ALLOWED TO PROGRESS, THIS CAN LEAD TO ENGINE FAILURE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF THE ROD RUPTURING THE LOCK CAVITY, OIL AND DEBRIS ON THE ROADWAY AND VEHICLE CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO RECALIBRATE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND ENHANCE THE ENGINE PROTECTION SYSTEM ENABLING IT TO PROVIDE EARLY DETECTION OF THE FAILURE MODE AND AVOID MORE SERIOUS ENGINE DAMAGE AND RESULTANT SAFETY HAZARD. CUMMINS WILL ALSO INSTALL A NEW VALVE COVER WITH A CRANKCASE PRESSURE SENSOR FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E033). OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 800-343-7357 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER NEPTUNE
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:07/21/2003 - 07/27/2005
    Potential Units Affected:647

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, 'AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS.' TWO DELIVERY LINES ON THE BRAKE SYSTEM WERE INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

    Consequence:

    THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL SWITCH THE PORT HOOK-UPS OF THE TWO DELIVERY LINES ON THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER NEXT LEVEL
    NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:11/28/2005 - 01/20/2006
    Potential Units Affected:124

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN TRAVEL AND FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS EQUIPPED WITH REFUELING STATION PUMPS, THE INLET FITTING MAY NOT HAVE THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF THREAD SEALER WHICH MAY CAUSE A FUEL LEAK.

    Consequence:

    IF THE FITTING LEAKS, IT COULD RESULT IN A FIRE OR EXPLOSION CAUSING BODILY HARM.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE PUMP WITH A NEW ONE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 800-685-6545.
    2006 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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SAVOY LX
    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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:11/21/2005 - 08/09/2006
    Potential Units Affected:747

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES BUILT WITH CUMMINS ISL CM850 DIESEL ENGINES, THE CONNECTING ROD CONTAINS A MACHINING DEFECT IN THE WRIST PIN BUSHING OF THE ROD THAT COULD CAUSE A SEIZURE OF THE PISTON PIN.

    Consequence:

    IF ALLOWED TO PROGRESS, THIS CAN LEAD TO ENGINE FAILURE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF THE ROD RUPTURING THE LOCK CAVITY, OIL AND DEBRIS ON THE ROADWAY AND VEHICLE CRASH.

    Action:

    MONACO IS WORKING WITH CUMMINS TO RECALIBRATE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND ENHANCE THE ENGINE PROTECTION SYSTEM ENABLING IT TO PROVIDE EARLY DETECTION OF THE FAILURE MODE AND AVOID MORE SERIOUS ENGINE DAMAGE AND RESULTANT SAFETY HAZARD. CUMMINS WILL ALSO INSTALL A NEW VALVE COVER WITH A CRANKCASE PRESSURE SENSOR FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 07E033). OWNERS MAY CONTACT CUMMINS AT 800-343-7357 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:01/21/2005 - 08/09/2005
    Potential Units Affected:451

    Defect Description:

    ON CERTAIN MOTOR HOMES, THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH IN THE FRONT ELECTRICAL BOX/FIREWALL CAN OVERLOAD.

    Consequence:

    CHANGES IN THE COMPONENT SUPPLIER RELAY REQUIREMENTS WITH AN UPDATED CONTROLLER WERE CAUSING THE HEADLIGHTS TO STOP FUNCTIONING WITHOUT WARNING. THIS COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE A CRASH WHILE DRIVING AT NIGHT.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG LINES AND FITTINGS
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:08/04/2005 - 06/05/2006
    Potential Units Affected:122

    Defect Description:

    MONACO IS RECALLING 122 MY 2006-2007 CAMELOT AND HOLIDAY RAMBLER SCEPTER CLASS A MOTOR HOMES. THE RUBBER LIQUID PROPANE (LP) HOSE ON THE BACK OF THE REFRIGERATOR MAY HAVE EXTRA LENGTH OF HOSE. THIS EXTRA HOSE SHOULD HAVE BEEN PULLED BACK BY THE MAIN HOUSE CONNECTION AND SECURED. THIS EXTRA HOSE POTENTIALLY CAN BE DAMAGED BY HEAT FROM THE BURNER TUBE IF THE HOSE COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE BURNER FLUE.

    Consequence:

    IF THE HOSE IS IN CONTACT WITH THE BURNER FLUE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THE HOSE CAN MELT CAUSING AN LP LEAK WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF A FIRE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REFRIGERATOR COMPARTMENT AND FOR EXCESS LP HOSE. IF THE HOSE IS NOT DAMAGED, IT WILL BE SECURED WITH A CLAMP AWAY FROM THE BURNER FLUE. IF THE HOSE SHOWS ANY SIGN OF MELTING OR FATIGUE, IT WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.
    2006 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.
    2006 HOLIDAY RAMBLER VACATIONER
    NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING
    Manufacturer:MONACO COACH CORPORATION
    Manufacture Dates:06/15/2005 - 05/09/2006
    Potential Units Affected:404

    Defect Description:

    CERTAIN MOTOR HOME CHASSIS BUILT ON WORKHORSE CHASSIS MAY HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH INCORRECT STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFTS. THE SPLINE CAN STRIP WHILE THE STEERING WHEEL IS BEING TURNED.

    Consequence:

    THIS STEERING CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Action:

    WORKHORSE IS CONDUCTING THIS RECALL (PLEASE SEE 06V148000) AND WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WORKHORSE AT 1-877-294-6773 OR MONACO AT 1-800-685-6545.

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