Friday, May 01, 2020

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALLS FOR 2016 FOREST RIVER ROCKWOOD LITE & FLAGSTAFF LITE TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016 Rockwood Lite RLT2604WS and Flagstaff Lite FLT26RLWS recreational trailers. Due to insufficient clearance between the front tire and slide out actuator, the tire may contact the slide out bracket and become damaged.

 

RV RETAILER LLC BUYS COUSINS RV OF COLORADO

According to RVBusiness.com, RV Retailer LLC has bought Cousins RV of Colorado. Cousins RV has three dealerships. One in Denver, one in Colorado Springs and one in Loveland.
In the last two years, RV Retailer LLC and it's partner Redwood Capital have accumulated 33 stores in 8 states

 

FLEXSTEEL EXITING THE RV BUSINESS

According to RVNews.com, Flexsteel has closed two plants in Dubuque, IA and Starkville, MS. They are exiting the RV Industry.

Monday, April 13, 2020

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020 FORD RANGER & F-150 PICK UP TRUCKS

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ranger and F-150 vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions and certain 2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with a "police" package. The transmission shift cable lock clip may not be fully seated, allowing the transmission to actually be in a different gear than the gear shift position selected by the driver.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2018=2020 KEYSTONE RV CROSSROADS HAMPTON TRAILERS

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Crossroads Hampton 371FKL recreational trailers. The Federal identification Tag may incorrectly indicate the tire pressure as 6 PSI when the correct tire pressure is actually 80 PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020 JEEP CHEROKEE, 2019-2020 RAM 1500, 2500 & 3500 PICK UP TRUCKS AND JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE VEHICLES

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2020 Jeep Gladiator and Jeep Cherokee, 2019-2020 Ram 1500 Pickup, Ram 2500 Pickup, Ram 3500 Pickup, Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, and Jeep Renegade and 2019 Dodge Challenger vehicles equipped with 8.4" or 12" radio displays. A software error can cause the rearview camera image to remain displayed after the vehicle has been shifted out of reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 FREIGHTINER SPRINTER & MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER VEHICLES

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. The Operator's Manual may not contain the correct information about how the automatic parking function ("Auto-P") operates.

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. The rear part of the fender liner on the front axle may contact and chafe the brake hose, possibly resulting in a loss of brake fluid.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 THOR MOTOR COACH CHATEAU, QUANTUM, VEGAS & AXIS AND 2020-2021 FOUR WINDS MOTORHOMES

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2020 Chateau 31W and 31WV, Quantum KW29 and LF31, Vegas 24.1 and Axis 24.1 motorhomes and 2020-2021 Four Winds 24F, 28Z, and 31E motorhomes built on a Ford chassis. The rear axle differential may have an insufficient amount of fluid, possibly resulting in a failure of the rear axle assembly and a driveshaft separation.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2021 FORD E-350 & E-450 VEHICLES

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 E-350 and E-450 vehicles. A wire harness in the rear of the vehicle may contact the vehicle frame, resulting in damage to the circuits that support the fuel pump and the anti-lock braking system (ABS).

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 NEWMAR ESSEX & LONDON AIRE, 2019 MOUNTAIN AIRE, VENTANA LE & VENTANA, AND 2020 KOUNTRY STAR MOTORHOMES

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Essex and London Aire, 2019 Mountain Aire, Ventana LE and Ventana and 2020 Kountry Star motorhomes built on DTNA chassis. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 THOR MOTOR COACH TELLARO & SEQUENCE MOTORHOMES

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2020 Tellaro 20AT and Sequence 20A motorhomes. The dinette/booth seat belt reinforcing brackets may be missing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 THOR MOTOR COACH ARIA & VENETIAN MOTORHOMES

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Aria 3401, 3601, 3901, 3902, and Venetian G36, J40, L40, M37, R40, and S40 motorhomes built on DTNA chassis. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.

Monday, March 30, 2020

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 FOREST RIVER BERKSHIRE AND SPORTSCOACH MOTORHOMES

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Berkshire and Sportscoach motorhomes equipped with air disc brakes. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALLS FOR FOREST RIVER FOR 2016 COACHMAN ORION AND 2016-2018 DYNAMAX REV VEHICLES

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016 Coachmen Orion, 2019-2020 Lone Star Handicap Vans, and 2016-2018 Dynamax Rev vehicles. The transmission shifter cable may separate and disconnect from the transmission, causing the vehicle to not perform shifts intended by the driver and the gear shift lever position not matching the actual transmission gear.

 

POSSIBLE RECALLS FOR 2018-2019 SPRINTER VANS

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The spare tire label may indicate the maximum speed at 55 kilometers per hour (kph) rather than as 34 miles per hour (mph).

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The spare tire label indicating the maximum speed may have not been affixed to the spare tire.

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles equipped with winter tires. The tires may not have been correctly installed, possibly resulting in reduced traction in wet or snowy conditions.



 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020-2021 THOR MOTOR COACH TELLARO AND SEQUENCE MOTORHOMES

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Tellaro 20AT and 20LT, and 2020 Sequence 20A, 20K, and 20L motorhomes. The transmission shifter cable may separate and disconnect from the transmission, causing the vehicle to not perform shifts intended by the driver and the gear shift lever position not matching the actual transmission gear.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR FOREST RIVER SHASTA TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain Shasta SST240TH and SST260TH trailers. The tires may have insufficient clearance inside the wheel well allowing the tire to contact the inside of the wheel well, possibly resulting in tire failure.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 KEYSTONE HIDEOUT, SPRINGDALE AND CROSSROADS ZINGER TRAILERS

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2020 Hideout, Springdale, and Crossroads Zinger trailers. The spare tire carrier U-bolts may fail allowing the spare tire carrier and spare tire detach from the vehicle.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020 FORD F-550 AND 2021 E-350 & E-450 VEHICLES

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 F-550 and 2021 E-350 and E-450 vehicles. The rear axle differential fluid may be below the minimum level, possibly resulting in a failure of the rear axle assembly and driveshaft separation.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2015-2016 F-150 FORD TRUCKS

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2016 F-150 pick-up trucks equipped with 3.5L GTDI engines and block immersion heaters that were potentially relocated from their originally installed location. The incorrect location could put the heater too close to hot engine components, possibly resulting in a damaged cable.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 SMC LARAMIE TRAILERS

SMC Trailers is recalling certain 2019-2020 Laramie trailers. The Federal Placard indicates the incorrect tire PSI, which may result in the tires being overinflated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2013-2015 JAYCO SEISMIC TRAILERS AND 2015 JAYCO PINNACLE TRAILERS

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Fifth Wheel Seismic and 2015 Pinnacle trailers. The trailers were built with 6,000lb capacity axles instead of 7,000lb axles as intended.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, Cascadia, Business Class M2, Western Star 4700 and 5700, Freightliner Custom Chassis S2, Custom Chassis XB, and Custom Chassis XC vehicles equipped with air disc brakes. The brake caliper mounting bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 FORD RANGER TRUCK

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ranger vehicles previously repaired under recall 19V-726. The service replacement Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) blower motor that was installed may have an improper clearance between an electrical terminal and the conductive base plate that may result in an resistive electrical short.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 KEYSTONE BULLET TRAILERS

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2020 Bullet 34RI trailers equipped with overhead cabinets across the rear wall. The trailers may be missing an egress window in the main living area, preventing passenger exit in the event of an emergency.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 AND GMC SIERRA 1500 TRUCKS

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. The bolts used to attach the front and/or rear brake calipers may have not been heat treated and may break under load.

 

POSSIBLE RECALLS FOR 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ & FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER VEHICLES

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The screws that secure the intermediate bearing of the steering spindle may not have been properly tightened, potentially causing the screws to loosen and detach.

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The steering column casing cover may have not been installed, allowing the steering column area to be exposed.




 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020 CHEVROLET SILVERDO 2500 & 3500 AND GMC SIERRA 2500 & 3500 TRUCKS

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The hood-latch striker wires may not have been heat-treated properly, possibly causing them to fracture.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 HEARTLAND SHADOW CRUISER ULTRA LITE TRAILERS

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2020 Shadow Cruiser Ultra Lite trailers. The Certification Label indicates an incorrect GVWR and axle rating. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 TRIPLE E RV WONDER MOTORHOME

Triple E Recreational Vehicles (Triple E) is recalling certain 2020 Wonder W24RTB, W24MB, and W24FTB motorhomes. The 12V ceiling pot light wires are not protected with a grommet where they pass through the aluminum tubing, allowing them to chafe and arc.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

 

RV RELATED COMPANIES ARE SHUTTING DOWN PRODUCTION DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

THESE RV RELATED COMPANIES HAVE STOPPED PRODUCTION DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC:

   WINNEBAGO (RV's and Boats)
   THOR (RV's in North America and Europe)
   PLEASURE-WAY (RV's in Canada)
   ALINER (RV's)
   LITTLE GUY TRAILERS (RV's)
   SKYLINE CHAMPION (Manufactured Homes and Park Model Trailers, USA and Canada)
   STROMBERG CARLSON (RV Parts Supplier)
   CUMMINS (Diesel Engines)
   BRUNSWICK (Boats and Engines)
   THETFORD and NORCOLD (RV Parts Supplier)
   FORD (RV Chassis, Trucks and Vans)
   GENERAL MOTORS (Trucks and Vans)
   FIAT CHRYSLER (Trucks and Vans)
   LCI (RV Parts Supplier, Selected Factories in USA and Europe)
   PATRICK INDUSTRIES (RV Parts Supplier, Selected Factories)
   REV GROUP (RV's)

Thursday, March 05, 2020

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2018-2020 F-150 TRUCKS

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 trucks equipped with high series LED headlamps with Autolamp (On/Off) functionality. The Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) may remain activated instead of dimming to parking lamps when the Master Lighting Switch (MLS) is manually rotated from the "Autolamps" switch position to "Headlamps On." 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."

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALLS FOR 2020 HEARTLAND RV BIGHORN TRAVELER, ELKRIDGE, MILESTONE AND PIONEER FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2020 Bighorn Traveler, Elkridge, Milestone, and Pioneer Fifth Wheel trailers. The smoke detector may be incorrectly located in the bedroom.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 4 X 4 RAM 1500 PICK UP TRUCKS

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks equipped with four-wheel drive. A gear within the transfer case may not have been installed correctly, possibly causing the vehicle to become stuck in neutral. If this occurs while driving, there could be a sudden loss of power. Additionally, a loss of 'PARK' function may occur.



 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 SURVEYOR, NO BO, CHEROKEE, R. POD, CLIPPER, VIKING, INDEPENDENCE, PUMA AND EAST TO WEST TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Surveyor, NO BO, Cherokee, R. POD, Clipper, Viking, Independence, Puma and East to West trailers. The spare tire carrier U-bolts may fail allowing the spare tire carrier and spare tire detach from the vehicle.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER AND FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER VEHICLES

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The connecting screws on the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) pipe may not have been correctly tightened.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 FOREST RIVER CEDAR CREEK TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020 Cedar Creek trailers. The residential stove may have been installed too close to the window valance, potentially resulting in a fire.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 FOREST RIVER CRUSADER RV TRAILER

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020 Crusader CSF395BHL recreational trailers. The rear ladder may block the window on the rear wall, preventing the window from being used as an emergency exit.

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR TRIPLE E RV 2020 SERENITY, WONDER AND UNITY MOTORHOMES

Triple E Recreational Vehicles (Triple E) is recalling certain 2020 Serenity S24CB, Wonder W24FTB, W24MB and W24RTB, and Unity U24CB, U24FX, U24IB, U24MB, U24RL and U24TB motorhomes. The copper propane tubing or the propane hoses for the LP appliances may be twisted and/or kinked.

Monday, February 10, 2020

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 & GMC SIERRA 1500 TRUCKS

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. These vehicles received updated software for the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM). This software has an error, and as a result, the vehicle's electronic brake assist may be disabled. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control" and 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR FOREST RIVER 2020 FREEDOM EXPRESS, SALEM, STEALTH EVO, VIBE, WILDCAT MAXX & WILDWOOD TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020 Freedom Express, Salem, Stealth EVO, Vibe, Wildcat Maxx, and Wildwood recreational trailers. The emergency break-away switch may fail.

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019-2020 RAM 2500 & RAM 3500 PICKUP TRUCKS

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 2500 and 3500 Pickup vehicles equipped with six-speed automatic (68RFE) transmissions. A build up of pressure and heat inside the transmission may result in a transmission fluid leak from the dipstick tube.

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