Artic Fox Recall, Desert Fox Recall, Fox Mountain Recall, Snow River Recall, Axle Failure Danger

Report Receipt Date: FEB 25, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V059000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 152 

Manufacturer: Northwood Manufacturing, LLC

Northwood Manufacturing, LLC (Northwood) is recalling certain model year 2013 Arctic Fox 29-5K and 29-5T fifth wheel trailers; model year 2013 Desert Fox 29SB toy hauler trailers; model year 2013 Fox Mountain 235RLS and 285RLS fifth wheel trailers; and model year 2013 Snow River 266RDS travel trailers. These vehicles were manufactured with incorrect information on the Federal Identification Tag, Tire and Axle Information Label, and the Trailer Weight Information Label. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, "Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars."
An inaccurate label could lead to improper vehicle loading specifications which could cause axle failure which may result in an increased risk of a crash.

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