Sam Alert: Attention, Keystone Cougar RV Owners!

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July 25, 2011

June 9, 2011

Keystone is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Cougar High Country Travel Trailers produced from November 3, 2010, through May 26, 2011, for having 4400 pound axles installed instead of 5200 pound axles. If a vehicle is loaded to the maximum stated GVWR of 10,000 pounds, the 4400 pound axle will be overloaded.

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V322000

Component: Power Train: Axle Assembly

Potential number of units affected: 194

Overloading the axle could lead to an increase rick of axle failure, property damage and/or vehicle crash

Dealer will replace the axles with the correct ones free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during July 2011. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369.

Keystone safety recall No. 11-166. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to


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