Monday, January 08, 2018

 

RV RELATED RECALLS FROM NHTSA ON JANUARY 8, 2018 FOR FLEETWOOD, HOLIDAY RAMBLER, NEWMAR,

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V802000
Manufacturer REV Recreation Group
Components EQUIPMENT, UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number of Units Affected 69
Summary
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2018 Fleetwood Axon, Bounder, Flair, Southwind, Pace Arrow and Pace Arrow LXE motorhomes, and 2018 Holiday Rambler Navigator, Navigator XE, Reno, Vacationer, and Vacationer XE motorhomes. The satellite dish on these vehicles may detach from the roof while driving and become a road hazard.
Remedy
REV will notify owners, and dealers will resecure the satellite dish to the roof with a metal reinforcement, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 171208REV.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V809000
Manufacturer Newmar Corporation
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 34,699
Summary
Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling various 1995-2018 motorhomes. A list of the affected vehicles available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V809-2309.pdf. These motorhomes are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Newmar will notify owners, and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 13, 2018. Owners may contact Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information or owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-574-773-7791. Newmar's number for this recall is 17E-062.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS FROM NHTSA ON DECEMBER 26, 2017 FOR JAYCO, TRAVEL LITE RV, KZRV, GRAND DESIGN RV, FOREST RIVER, NEWMAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V746000
Manufacturer Jayco, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 49,563
Summary
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling various 2002-2016 recreational vehicles equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. A list of the affected trailer models is available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V746-9524.pdf. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Jayco will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267, or Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V779000
Manufacturer Travel Lite Rv
Components TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number of Units Affected 163
Summary
Travel Lite RV (Travel Lite) is recalling certain 2018 Falcon recreational trailers, models F-23TH, and F-23RB. A 2" Class III hitch coupler was mistakenly installed instead of a 2 5/16" Class III hitch coupler.
Remedy
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Travel Lite customer service at 1-574-831-3000.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V785000
Manufacturer KZRV, L.P.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 171
Summary
KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Durango Gold recreational trailers. In the affected vehicles, a rivet for the quad entry steps may shear and fail, causing the steps to give when being used.
Remedy
KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the two rivets joining the second and third step, and the four rivets on the top step, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 2, 2018. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016 extension 154 or 153. Note: This recall is an expansion of KZRV recall 15V-173.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V789000
Manufacturer Grand Design RV, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,969
Summary
Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Reflection and Imagine travel trailers equipped with a Smart-Jack model power tongue jack. The laminated plastic touch pad on the jack may crack or separate allowing water to enter, potentially causing the jack to operate unintentionally.
Remedy
Grand Design will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power tongue jack, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact Grand Design customer service at 1-574-825-9679. Grand Design's number for this recall is 900012.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V790000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 133
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Salem and Wildwood recreational trailers. The Federal Placard on these vehicles incorrectly states that the trailers are equipped with ST215/75R15 Load Range D tires, however, the installed tires are size ST205/75R15 Load Range D. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims," and these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners and provide corrected Federal Placards, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-848-1335. Forest River's number for this recall is 05-0595.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V797000
Manufacturer Newmar Corporation
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 194
Summary
Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2018 Bay Star and Bay Star Sport motorhomes. The front side marker lights on these vehicles may not be connected to the wiring harness. Additionally, when the headlight high beams are activated, the low beams may not illuminate as intended. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Remedy
Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will connect the front side marker lights to the wiring harness, and ensure the low beam lights illuminate with high beam activation, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 10, 2018. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS FROM NHTSA ON DECEMBER 18, 2017 FOR PLEASANT VALLEY TEARDROP TRAILERS, REV RECREATION GROUP, WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, PREVOST CARS, GRAND DESIGN, STARCRAFT RV, HIGHLAND RIDGE RV, KZRV, HEARTLAND RV, CRUISER RV, ENTEGRA COACH, DRV SUITES, BISON COACH, KEYSTONE RV, FOREST RIVER, GULFSTREAM COACH, THOR MOTOR COACH, TRIPLE E RV

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V710000
Manufacturer Pleasant Valley Teardrop Trailers LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,590
Summary
Pleasant Valley Teardrop Trailers LLC (Pleasant Valley) is recalling certain 2017-2018 MyPod, T@G, T@B 320, T@B 400, Cirrus 820, and Cirrus 920 travel trailers equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle Fire Extinguishers, model 210D. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and render the product inoperable.
Remedy
Pleasant Valley will notify owners and direct them to contact Kidde directly to get a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 29, 2017. Owners may contact Pleasant Valley customer service at 1-330-852-4811 or Walter Kidde customer service at 1-855-271-0773.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V734000
Manufacturer REV Recreation Group
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 217
Summary
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2009-2010 and 2012-2014 Holiday Rambler Ambassador, 2010 and 2013-2014 Endeavor, 2009-2010 Neptune, 2010 Scepter, and 2011 Trip diesel motorhomes, equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
REV will notify owners, and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 18, 2018. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417, or Kidde customer service at 1-855-271-0773 or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V736000
Manufacturer Winnebago Industries, Inc
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 58
Summary
Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Grand Tour and Journey motorhomes. The battery cables and hydraulic lines on these vehicles may not be properly secured, allowing them to contact the driveshaft or exhaust system, potentially resulting in an electrical short or hydraulic fluid leak.
Remedy
Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery cables and hydraulic lines, rerouting and securing them as necessary. Any damaged cables or lines will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-3535.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V782000
Manufacturer Winnebago Industries, Inc
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 17,360
Summary
Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Winnebago Era, Travato, Minnie Winnie, Fuse, View, Trend, Aspect, Brave, Vista, Sightseer, Adventurer, Forza, Journey, Tour, Revel, Paseo, Chalet, Access, and Intent motorhomes and Commercial vehicles, and 2013-2018 Itasca Spirit, Navion, Cambria, Tribute, Sunstar, Sunova, Suncruiser, Solei, Meridian, Elipse, Horizon, Reyo, and Via motorhomes. These vehicles are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' fire extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Winnebago will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for replacement or aftermarket fire extinguishers, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-3535, or Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V737000
Manufacturer Prevost Cars, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,989
Summary
Prevost Cars, Inc. (Prevost) is recalling certain 2009-2018 H3-41, H3-45, H3-45 VIP, X3-45, X3-45 VIP, and X3-45 VIP Entertainer vehicles, equipped with certain Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Prevost will notify owners, and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 20, 2018. Owners may contact Prevost customer service at 1-866-870-2046, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773 or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Prevost's number for this recall is SR17-31.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V743000
Manufacturer Grand Design RV, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 114
Summary
Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling certain 2018 Reflection travel trailers, model 297RSTS. These vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the tire and the ram that moves the slide out room. The tire can contact the ram for the slide out room while the trailer is being towed, causing tire damage or a possible tire blowout.
Remedy
Grand Design will notify owners, and dealers will install a lift kit at each of the axle hangers, giving two additional inches of clearance. Tires that show evidence of damage will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on December 14, 2017. Owners may contact Grand Design customer service at 1-574-825-9679. Grand Design's number for this recall is 910011.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V747000
Manufacturer Starcraft RV
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,879
Summary
Starcraft RV (Starcraft) is recalling certain 2009-2010 StarCraft, Centennial, Homestead, Travel Star, Travel Star EXP, Travel Star Sport, Autumn Ridge and Autumn Ridge SE recreational trailers, 2010 Rock Star, Lexion, Emblem and Homestead recreational trailers, 2013-2016 Comet recreational trailers, 2013-2015 AR-One and Launch recreational trailers, 2014-2016 Starflyer recreational trailers and 2016 Comet Hard Side recreational trailers. These trailers are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Starcraft will notify owners, and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Starcraft customer service at 1-800-945-4787, or contact Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V748000
Manufacturer Highland Ridge RV
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,719
Summary
Highland Ridge RV (Highland Ridge) is recalling certain 2010 Open Range, Residential and Rolling Thunder fifth wheels and 2010 Journeyer and Roamer recreational trailers. These vehicles are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Highland Ridge will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Highland Ridge customer service at 1-260-768-7771, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V749000
Manufacturer KZRV, L.P.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 134,046
Summary
KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling various 2002-2018 recreational trailers equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. See a list of the affected trailer models at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V749-9547.pdf. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
KZRV will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016 extension 154 or 153, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V750000
Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,210
Summary
Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Elkridge, North Country, North Trail FW, 2011 Big Country, Bighorn, Caliber, Country Ridge, Cyclone, Edge, Focus, Graystone, Landmark, MPG, North Trail TT, Road Warrior, Sundance, Sundance TT, Sundance XLT FW, Sundance XLT TT, Trail Runner, 2018 Fuel TT, 2016-2018 Sundance XLT TT, and Torque TT recreational vehicles, equipped with certain Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Heartland will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V751000
Manufacturer Cruiser RV
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 36,037
Summary
Cruiser RV (Cruiser) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Boss, Full House and Fun Finder Signature, 2018 Embrace and Striker FW, 2013-2016 Enterra and View Finder Signature, 2006-2016 Fun Finder, 2007-2015 Fun Finder Xtra, 2015-2017 Fun Finder Xtreme Lite and Shadow Cruiser Ultra Lite, 2016-2018 MPG, 2013-2017 Radiance, 2017-2018 Radiance Ultra Lite, 2010-2016 Shadow Cruiser, 2015-2016 Shadow Cruiser LE, 2017 South Fork, 2014-2018 Striker, 2009-2016 View Finder Lite, 2006-2007 Liberty, 2007 Land Roamer, 2009-2012 View Finder Toy Hauler, and 2006-2013 Fun Finder X recreational vehicles, equipped with certain Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Cruiser will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Cruiser customer service at 1-866-277-5630, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V752000
Manufacturer Entegra Coach
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 46
Summary
Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Aspire, Anthem, and Cornerstone recreational vehicles, equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Entegra will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Entegra customer service at 1-800-945-4787, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V753000
Manufacturer DRV Suites
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 7,896
Summary
DRV Suites (DRV) is recalling certain 2007-2018 Elite Suites, 2014-2018 Full House, 2003-2018 Mobile Suites, 2010-2018 Mobile Suite Estates, 2006-2012 Select Suite, 2013-2016 Tradition, and 2017 Travel Suites recreational vehicles, equipped with certain Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
DRV will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact DRV customer service at 1-574-457-6472, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V754000
Manufacturer Bison Coach, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 200
Summary
Bison Coach, LLC (Bison) is recalling certain 2010 Stratus, Aluma Sport, Trail Express, and Trail Hand recreational trailers, equipped with certain Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf


Remedy
Bison will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Bison customer service at 1-574-658-4161, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V755000
Manufacturer Keystone RV Company
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,205,997
Summary
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling various 2003-2018 Crossroads, Dutchmen, and Keystone recreational trailers equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. A list of the affected trailer models is available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V755-5127.pdf. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Keystone will notify owners and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-574-535-2100, or Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Keystone's number for this recall is 17-307.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V756000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 358,584
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2003-2018 Forest River Berkshire, Charleston, Rockport, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Riverstone, Salem, Sandpiper, Sierra, Vengeance, Wildcat, Wildwood, XLR Boost, Cargo Mate, Continental Cargo, motorhomes, recreational trailers, toyhaulers, cargo trailers and restroom trailers and 2009-2018 Coachmen Mirada, Pursuit, Concord, Leprechaun, Freelander, Orion and Prism motorhomes, 2009-2017 Coachmen Apex and Catalina recreational trailers, and 2013-2017 Shasta Oasis and Revere recreational trailers, equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 18, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-348-7440, or Kidde customer service toll free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0544.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V757000
Manufacturer Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 6
Summary
Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. (Gulf Stream) is recalling certain 2018 Gulf Stream Coach 19FMB Breeze and Geo recreational trailers. The information on the Federal label lists an incorrect number of axles on the trailer. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Gulf Stream will notify the affected owner and dealers, and will send a corrected label, free of charge. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream's number for this recall is 20171125.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V758000
Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 110,400
Summary
Thor Motor Coach (Thor) is recalling various 2003-2018 recreational vehicles, equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. See a list of the affected trailer models at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V758-5764.pdf. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf

Remedy
Thor will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 22, 2018. Owners may contact Thor customer service at 1-877-500-1020, or Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V778000
Manufacturer Triple E Recreational Vehicles
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 64
Summary
Triple E Recreational Vehicles (Triple E) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Wonder motorhomes, model W24MB. The bolts that fasten the passenger side seat pedestal may be improperly tightened.
Remedy
Triple E will notify owners, and dealers will correctly tighten the passenger side seat pedestal mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017. Owners may contact Triple E customer service at 1-204-325-4361. Triple E's number for this recall is CA#8809-1.

Monday, December 04, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS FROM NHTSA ON DECEMBER 4, 2017 FOR HEARTLAND RV, THOR MOTOR COACH, REV RECREATION GROUP, ENTEGRA COACH, JAYCO, HIGHLAND RIDGE, FOREST RIVER, NEWELL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V689000
Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC
Components SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,085
Summary
Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2018 Prowler and Trail Runner recreational trailers. The wires for the electric brakes may get caught in the spring hangers during axle movement, possibly resulting in the wires being severed.
Remedy
Heartland has notified owners, and dealers will clamp the wires out of the area of the spring hanger and shackle, free of charge. The recall began on November 14, 2017. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032. Heartland's number for this recall is 99.01.36.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V690000
Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 561
Summary
Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2018 Pioneer recreational trailers. The liquid propane (LP) manifold block may be mounted too close to the center shackle, allowing the shackle to hit the LP hose fitting and cause a propane leak.
Remedy
Heartland has notified owners, and dealers will re-locate the manifold block further from the shackle area, free of charge. The recall began on November 14, 2017. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032. Heartland's number for this recall is 99.01.37.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V692000
Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 36
Summary
Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2018 Ace, Axis, Hurricane, Windsport, and Vegas motorhomes. The wiring for the trailer lights may have been inserted into the wrong locations of the trailer lighting socket causing the trailer lights to not function properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Remedy
Thor has notified owners and dealers will re-wire a new connector, free of charge. The recall began on November 21, 2017. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC's number for this recall is RC000148.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V693000
Manufacturer REV Recreation Group
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 395
Summary
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Fleetwood Jamboree and Holiday Rambler Vesta motorhomes. The hydraulic leveling system lines may not be properly secured allowing them to contact the axle or the chassis drive train components, possibly resulting in a hydraulic fluid leak.
Remedy
REV will notify owners, and dealers will secure the hydraulic lines with insulated clamps as necessary, replacing any damaged hydraulic lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 29, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 171102REV.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V695000
Manufacturer Entegra Coach
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,598
Summary
Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Aspire, Anthem, Cornerstone, and Insignia motorhomes. The vehicles have lights that do not include reflectors and the vehicle does not have separate reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Remedy
Entegra will notify owners, and dealers will install compliant reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 21, 2017. Owners may contact Entegra customer service at 1-800-945-4787. Entegra's number for this recall is 9903363.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V696000
Manufacturer Jayco, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 9,930
Summary
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Jay Flight SLX recreational trailers equipped with a 35 amp power converter. The electrical circuit from the battery does not have overcurrent protection such as a fuse or circuit breaker.
Remedy
Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will install a fuse harness assembly with a circuit breaker for overcurrent protection, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 21, 2017. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901362.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V697000
Manufacturer Highland Ridge RV
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 118
Summary
Highland Ridge RV (Highland Ridge) is recalling certain 2018 Light recreational trailers, models 312BHTS and 275RLS. The safety chains on these vehicles may be rated for a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 7,600 lbs, however the trailer has a GVWR of 11,700 lbs.
Remedy
Highland Ridge will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 7,600 lb chains with 11,700 lb chains, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 21, 2017. Owners may contact Highland Ridge customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Highland Ridge's number for this recall is 9904364.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V699000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 8
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Puma recreational trailers. The Federal Placards indicate incorrect tire load range and tire pressure (PSI) information. The placard states a tire size of ST205/75R15/D requiring 50PSI, however the installed tires are size ST205/75R15/C, requiring 65PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims," and they also fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 2, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-642-0588. Forest River's number for this recall is 425-0560.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V707000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 22
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Dynamax Isata vehicles, models ISC36DSD, ISC35DBD, ISC36DSD4X4, built on RAM chassis equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines that have Concentric-brand water pumps without a vent hole. These water pumps may leak coolant.
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners and Chrysler/RAM dealers will replace the water pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-262-3474 extension 212, or Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Forest River's number for this recall is 55-0564.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V708000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 762
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 XLR Toyhauler, Vengeance and Wolf Pack recreational trailers equipped with an optional generator. The generator's exhaust pipe is mounted too close to the trailer's plastic underbelly.
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the routing of the exhaust pipe, lowering it away from the plastic underbelly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by January 8, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-260-499-2100. Forest River's number for this recall is 73-0535.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V728000
Manufacturer Newell Coach Corp.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 36
Summary
Newell Coach Corp. (Newell) is recalling certain 2017-2018 P50 coaches. These coaches have 100 amp self-resetting circuit breakers that may trip unexpectedly causing a loss of essential coach chassis systems such as ignition power, head lights, tail lights and wipers.
Remedy
Newell will notify owners and will replace the 100 amp breaker with a 120 amp breaker, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 5, 2017. Owners may contact Newell customer service at 1-888-363-9355.

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