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Old 09-03-2013, 07:32 PM   #1
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Exclamation Fastec Lock Recall

Hello Everyone,

Below you will find a copy of the Recall Notice from Fastec Industrial Inc.

To determine if your lock falls within the Recall please check the number stamped on the Black Trailer Key. If it matches one of the following lock numbers then please contact Fastec directly


1 800 837 2505

Bad Locks #s

304
07
08
09
11
13
15
16
20
22
23
28
31
35
36
39
42
43
47
49

Nearly 3 million RV door locks recalled

August 8, 2013 by chuck | Filed under Misc..

Door lock model 43610

(August 8, 2013) — Fastec Industrial Corp. (FIC) is recalling certain model 43610, 40610, and 44610 door locks manufactured between January 2006 and April 2013 with a keyed paddle handle and deadbolt for use in recreational vehicles. More than 2.8 million RVs are affected by the recall.
It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt in locks with certain key codes. If the deadbolt jams, the interior side of the door lock may also jam. A person inside the recreational vehicle at the time will then be locked in and be unable to exit the vehicle without using the emergency exit, increasing the risk of injury.
FIC will notify the original equipment door and RV manufacturers and the consumers of record and instruct them on how to determine whether they have a defective lock. Consumers of record will be sent replacement cylinders with instructions, free of charge. The vehicle manufacturers will notify their consumers. The recall is expected to begin September 10, 2013. Owners may contact FIC at 1-800-837-2505.
Owners also may contact Fastec at 1-800-837-2505 or the NHTSA’s vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).
SOURCE: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and RVtravel.com.
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:00 AM   #2
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Second, the recall includes
any deadbolt lock with one of the WESCO part numbers,

regardless
of the key code, where the key can be removed from the deadbolt cylinder when the
key is in the 9 o’clock position and the deadbolt is engaged. Under normal use and operation,
the keys to the lock should only be able to be removed in the 12 o’clock (neutral) and 3 o’clock

(unlocked) positions.
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Hey Paulw, what is the code on your key?
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:15 PM   #4
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I assume the list should be read as 304, 307, 308 etc. Is this correct?
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:18 PM   #5
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That is my assumption, since I have HF 335 and a replacement is on the way.
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Thanks for this posting, just found out we have one, and as replacement is on the way.
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We appreciate the posting also. Thank you Reace. Looks like we are OK though.
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It never hurts to check

Like a lot of the northern Rockies, this is not a time to be thinking much about hauling our Escape 15B around, but in fact, April is looming and it is time to get out. Reace, thanks for posting the recall notice. We have one of the defective deadbolt cylinders and so have signed up to get a replacement
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