Monday, October 09, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS ON OCTOBER 9, 2017 FOR DODGE, JEEP, FLEETWOOD, JAYCO, SPRINTER, KEYSTONE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V572000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected 646,394
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. The affected vehicles had brake booster shields installed under a previous campaign to prevent water from entering the brake booster and limiting braking ability. This recall is to verify that the brake booster shield installation was performed properly.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake booster shield, correcting the installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 7, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T59.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V584000
Manufacturer REV Recreation Group
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,532
Summary
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Fleetwood Bounder and 2013-2016 Fleetwood Southwind recreational vehicles. The welds attaching the battery tray may be insufficient. As a result, the tray may separate from underneath the chassis.
Remedy
REV will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery tray, and install fasteners, if necessary, to secure the battery tray, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 20, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 170914REV.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V590000
Manufacturer Jayco, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 374
Summary
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Greyhawk motorhomes, model 29ME. Damage to the liquid propane (LP) line can occur by the line being melted by the vehicle's exhaust pipe, contacting the drive shaft, or being kinked at the p-clamp.
Remedy
Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the LP lines, correcting them or replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 20, 2017. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco's number for this recall is 9903361.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V592000
Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 109
Summary
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500/3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank.
Remedy
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install the missing catch strap for the driveshaft, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V597000
Manufacturer Keystone RV Company
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 97
Summary
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2008-2009 Raptor recreational vehicles, models 3110 and 3018, equipped with IOTA ITS-50R transfer switches. These transfer switches may fail when exposed to elevated electrical loads in higher ambient temperatures.
Remedy
Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transfer switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 9, 2017. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 17-301.

Monday, September 25, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS FROM NHTSA ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 FOR HOLIDAY RAMBLER, FLEETWOOD, PRIME TIME, FOREST RIVER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V538000
Manufacturer REV Recreation Group
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 37
Summary
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2018 Holiday Rambler Vesta and Fleetwood Jamboree motorhomes. Wires within the generator junction box may have been improperly stripped before being connected.
Remedy
REV will notify owners, and dealers will properly strip and reconnect the junction box wires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 29, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 170823REV.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V551000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 60
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Prime Time Tracer recreational trailers. The Federal Placard on these vehicles may not list the correct tire pressure information of 65 PSI and 448 kPa. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims," and the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will provide corrected Federal Placards, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 27, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-1025. Forest River's number for this recall is 48-0514.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V552000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 88
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Prime Time Wildcat fifth-wheel recreational trailers. The water heater may have been installed too close to the underside of the slideroom possibly allowing carbon monoxide to enter the vehicle.
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a kit to remedy the water heater's location, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 2, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-1025. Forest River's number for this recall is 61-0515.

Monday, September 04, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS ON SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 FOR FOREST RIVER, DYNAMAX & COACHMAN

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V513000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 184
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Forest River Dynamax, Forester, Sunseeker, and Coachmen Prism vehicles built on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. The affected vehicles have tire labels on the B-pillar that list a tire pressure that is too low. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and authorized Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter dealers will inspect and replace the tire pressure label with correct tire inflation pressure, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-854-888-3214. Forest River's number for this recall is 35.55.215-0491.

Monday, July 31, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS ON JULY 31, 2017 FOR RAM TRUCK, GMC SIERRA TRUCK, CHEVROLET SILVERADO TRUCK, KEYSTONE OUTBACK TRAILER, JAYCO JAY FLIGHT TRAILER, ENTEGRA CORNERSTONE MOTORHOME, KEYSTONE AVALANCHE TRAILER, FOREST RIVER ROCKWOOD TRAILER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V434000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 4
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Ram 1500 trucks. The fuel tanks in the affected vehicles may have a broken fuel tank control valve which might leak fuel if the vehicle were to become inverted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tanks, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T45.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V437000
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Components AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 40,683
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Buick Lacrosse and Chevrolet Spark EV, Caprice PPV and SS vehicles, 2014-2017 Buick Encore and Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles, 2015-2016 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Tahoe, Trax, Suburban and Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles, and 2015-2017 GMC Sierra HD 2500 and 3500 vehicles. While being previously remedied for recall 16V-651, the affected vehicles may not have received the complete software update necessary to remedy the recall condition. Without the update, certain driving conditions may cause the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) software to activate a diagnostic test. During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the SDM software. Vehicles that have had a previous air bag deployment will have the SDM replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 17287.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V439000
Manufacturer Keystone RV Company
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 910
Summary
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Keystone Outback travel trailers, models 220URB, 240URS, 250URS, 255UBH, and 293UBH. The affected vehicles were built with an incorrect drawbar installed to tow the travel trailer.
Remedy
Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will bolt on a reinforcement channel over the existing drawbar attachment of the frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2017. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 17-290.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V440000
Manufacturer Jayco, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 116
Summary
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2017 Jay Flight SLX travel trailers equipped with the Rocky Mountain Package option. The Cargo Carrying Capacity (CCC) labels on the affected vehicles did not include the weight of the water tank and water when calculating the CCC, therefore, the CCC is overstated beyond the 1% variance allowed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Remedy
Jayco has notified owners and will provide them with corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2017. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901358.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V441000
Manufacturer Entegra Coach
Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Potential Number of Units Affected 18
Summary
Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2018 Cornerstone motorhomes equipped with Cummins ISX 15L engines. These engines have a fuel pump whose drive gear could possibly slip on its drive shaft, causing a fuel pump function loss, resulting in an engine stall.
Remedy
Entegra has notified owners, and qualified Spartan Service Center/Cummins Distributors will replace the fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall began on July 21, 2017. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-855-589-9836 or Entegra customer service at 1-800-517-9137.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V444000
Manufacturer Keystone RV Company
Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 137
Summary
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Keystone Avalanche recreational trailers, model 370RD. The affected vehicles have an adjustment bolt for the kitchen slide-out that could contact the front tire.
Remedy
Keystone has notified owners, and dealers will replace the adjustment bolt with a shorter one, free of charge. The recall began on July 27, 2017. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 17-293.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V445000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 12
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Rockwood travel trailers, models RLF8301WS and RLF8301WS-W. The affected vehicles have a Federal Placard with an incorrect ninth place check digit printed on the VIN label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and will provide a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 11, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-5164. Forest River's number for this recall is 10C-07142017-0480.

Monday, June 26, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALL ON JUNE 26, 2017 FOR NEWMAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V378000
Manufacturer Newmar Corporation
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 210
Summary
Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2012-2015 King Aire and Essex motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. A component within the starter motor may break, potentially resulting in the starter motor overheating or drawing excessive current.


Remedy
Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan Motors dealers will replace the starter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 13, 2017. Owners may contact Spartan Motors at 1-800-543-4277 or Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300. Newmar's number for this recall is 17012.

Monday, June 19, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS ON JUNE 19, 2017 FOR COLUMBIA NORTHWEST/ALINER, GULF STREAM COACH, KZRV, MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES, THOR MOTOR COACH,

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V330000
Manufacturer Columbia Northwest, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 40
Summary
Columbia Northwest, Inc. (Columbia Northwest) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Aliner Ascape trailers. The trailers have liquid propane (LP) gas bottle trays that come loose from the frames due to the wrong rivets being used to attach the LP tray to the frame.


Remedy
Columbia Northwest will notify owners, and dealers will secure the trays with the correct hardware, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 21, 2017. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest customer service at 1-724-237-5227.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V343000
Manufacturer Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 7
Summary
Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. (Gulf Stream) is recalling certain 2018 Vintage Cruiser travel trailers, model VN23BHS. The Federal Certification Label overstates the capacity of each axle by 700lbs. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Gulf Stream will notify owners and will mail them a corrected Federal Certification Label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 10, 2017. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream's number for this recall is GS2500517.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V344000
Manufacturer Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 272
Summary
Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. (Gulf Stream) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Vista Cruisers and 2016-2018 Vintage Cruiser travel trailers. The Tire Identification Label incorrectly states that the trailers are equipped with ST215/75R 14 Load Range C rated tires when actually they have ST205/65R 14 Load Range D rated tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Gulf Stream will notify owners and will provide them a corrected Tire Identification Label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2017. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream's number for this recall is GS250517.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V347000
Manufacturer KZRV, L.P.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 41
Summary
KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Venom fifth-wheel travel trailers, models 4040DQ and 4011QK, equipped with the outside kitchen option. The affected vehicles do not have a 12" copper pipe between the rubber gas supply hose and the cooktop pilot light.
Remedy
KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will install a 12" copper extension between the pilot light and the rubber gas line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 17, 2017. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016, extension 153 or 154.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V360000
Manufacturer Motor Coach Industries
Components SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,100
Summary
Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is recalling certain 2014-2017 J4500 motor coaches equipped with ZF front axles. In the affected vehicles, the front brake hose routing clamps may have been over-tightened, possibly damaging the brake hose wall reinforcement. If the brake hose wall reinforcement is damaged, the brake hose may leak. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Remedy
MCI will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the clamp tightness, replacing any damaged brake hoses, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 16, 2017. Owners may contact MCI customer service at 1-800-241-2947. MCI's number for this recall is SB 454.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V362000
Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 88
Summary
Thor Motor Coach (Thor) is recalling certain 2017 Challenger 37YT motorhomes. The exhaust pipe for the onboard gasoline generator may be incorrectly installed or missing completely from the vehicles.
Remedy
TMC will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorhomes for proper generator exhaust installation and routing, replacing or reinstalling the exhaust, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 2, 2017. Owner's may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC's number for this recall is RC000138.

Monday, May 29, 2017

 

RV RELATED RECALLS ON MAY 29, 2017 FOR KEYSTONE, FOREST RIVER, BISON, FORD, DUTCHMEN

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V316000
Manufacturer Keystone RV Company
Components STRUCTURE, TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 39
Summary
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Raptor fifth-wheel recreational trailers, model 428SP. The affected trailers have tires that may contact the outriggers.
Remedy
Keystone has notified owners, and dealers will cut a notch in the bottom side of the outriggers located above the tires on the door side of the unit, free of charge. The recall began on May 18, 2017. Owners may contact Keystone Customer Service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 17-287.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V319000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components TIRES, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 9
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Palomino recreational trailers, model PAT251RBSS. The Federal Placard does not list the correct tire size, tire pressure, and rim size information of ST205/75R14C tires requiring 50 PSI and a rim size of 14X5.5JJ. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners and will provide a corrected Federal placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 11, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-269-432-3271. Forest River's number for this recall is 400-05102017-0407.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V325000
Manufacturer Bison Coach, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 192
Summary
Bison Coach, LLC (Bison) is recalling certain model year 2016-2018 Bison Horse Trailers, models Laredo, Premiere, Ranger, Silverado, Trail Boss and Trail Hand. These trailers contain incorrect Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) information on the Certification label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Bison will notify owners and provide them with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall will begin on June 19, 2017. Owners may contact Bison customer service at 1-574-658-4161. Bison's number for this recall is 9011.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V332000
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,204
Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 vehicles equipped with a manual driver's seat back recliner mechanism. In the event of a crash, the seat back frame may not restrain the occupant due to having inadequate welds. As such, these vehicles may not meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202a, "Head Restraints" and 207, "Seating Systems."
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the seat back frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 5, 2017. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C08.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V335000
Manufacturer Keystone RV Company
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 249
Summary
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Dutchmen Voltage trailers equipped with the Onan 5.5 generator option. The fuel line may have been clamped incorrectly to the generator.


Remedy
Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will properly clamp the fuel line to the generator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 30, 2017. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 17-285.

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