Spartan Motors Safety Recall: Incorrect Wheel Bearings may cause Wheel Fire
If you own a recalled Spartan motor home, stop using it immediately. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a recall for certain Spartan model year 2012-2013 K2, K3, and MM motor homes. According to the NHTSA website:
Spartan Motors, Inc. (Spartan) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 K2, K3, and MM motor homes manufactured March 2, 2012, through July 30, 2012 and equipped with a 1660 independent front suspension supplied by Reyco Granning. The motor homes may have incorrect wheel bearings installed in the front suspension. The incorrect wheel bearings may cause the vehicle to pull to one side and with continued use, there is a risk of a fire starting at the wheel.
According to the posted recall information Spartan will notify owners and dealers will inspect the bearings and replace them, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of June 2013. The Spartan is requesting owners to contact them at 1-517-543-6400 and reference Spartan’s campaign number13-009. If you own a motor home with a Spartan chassis or suspension that has been recalled we want speak with you. We want to speak with you even if you have already contacted Spartan or one of their dealers.
We are currently investigating the recalled Spartan consumer products. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of owing a recalled Spartan motor-coach contact us, We want to hear from you even if you have not had a problem with your motor-coach and no one has been injured. Contact us now via e-mail or call (856) 546-1350.