Thursday, December 01, 2022

 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019-2022 MERCEDES BENZ & FREIGHTLINER 1500, 2500, 3500 & 4500 SPRINTER VANS

I read in RVBusiness.com that Daimler has issued a 2nd recall for Sprinter Vans over a rollaway risk. 


 

BLUE COMPASS RV (FORMERLY RV RETAILER, LLC) ACQUIRES B&R CAMPER SALES IN MOBILE ALABAMA

 I read online in RVBusiness.com that Blue Compass RV has acquired B&R Camper Sales of Mobile, Alabama. B&R Camper Sales was established in 1976.



Wednesday, November 30, 2022

 

CAMPING WORLD ACQUIRES RV SOLUTIONS OF SAN DIEGO

I read online that Camping World has acquired a family-owned RV dealership group in San Diego, CA, RV Solutions. RV Solutions consists of RV Solutions, Airstream of San Diego and a stand alone parts and service facility in El Cajon, CA


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2021-2022 FORD F-150 TRUCKS

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 F-150 vehicles. The front windshield wiper motor may become inoperative, causing the wipers to fail. 


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020-2023 RAM 2500 & 2020-2022 RAM 3500 TRUCKS

FCA US, LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain 2020-2023 Ram 2500 and 2020-2022 Ram 3500 vehicles. A build-up of pressure and heat inside the transmission may result in a transmission fluid leak from the dipstick tube.


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2022-2023 FLEETWOOD BOUNDER, FORTIS, SOUTHWIND AND HOLIDAY RAMBLER INVICTA & VACATIONER MOTORHOMES

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Fleetwood Bounder, Fortis, Southwind, Holiday Rambler Invicta, and Holdiay Rambler Vacationer motorhomes. The step tread on the interior entryway steps may be improperly secured, causing the tread to become loose.


Monday, November 14, 2022

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR FOREST RIVER 2022-2023 EAST TO WEST ALTA TRAVEL TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc (Forest River) is recalling certain 2022-2023 East to West Alta travel trailers. The side marker lights may not reflect light 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."


 

LIPPERT HAS ACQUIRED WAY INTERGLOBAL

I just read in RVbusiness.com and RV-Pro.com the Lippert components, Inc, thru it's subsidiary, Furrion LLC, has acquired most of the business assets of Way Interglobal Network LLC. These include the Everchill and Greystone brands


 

RV RETAILER CHANGING THEIR NAME TO BLUE COMPASS RV

Just read in RVbusiness.com and RV-Pro.com that RV Retailer it is changing the company name to Blue Compass RV. It will start rebranding most of its stores starting in January. The exceptions will be Airstream of Austin, Airstream of Tampa and Motor Home Specialist in Alvarado, Texas. RV Retailer was started in June of 2018 and has grown to 106 stores in 33 states.


Tuesday, November 08, 2022

 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2022-2023 TIFFIN ALLEGRO BAY, BREEZE, PHAETON, RED 360 AND 2023 ALLEGRO & RED 340 MOTORHOMES

Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Allegro Bay, Breeze, Phaeton, Red 360, 2023 Allegro and Red 340 motorhomes. The fitting on the non-leaching hose connected to the LPG regulator may leak at the swivel joint.

Remedy


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020-2021 SHASTA PHOENIX & COACHMEN BROOKSTONE AND 2019-2021 COACHMAN CHAPARRAL & CHAPARRAL LITE 5TH WHEEL TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Shasta Phoenix, Coachmen Brookstone, and 2019-2022 Coachmen Chaparral, and Chaparral Lite fifth wheels. The floating cross-member may not be installed correctly and fail to retain the holding tanks, causing the holding tanks to become dislodged.


Wednesday, November 02, 2022

 

NATIONAL INDOOR RV CENTERS IS GOING TO BUILD & OPEN THEIR SIXTH DEALERSHIP IN THE WASHINGTON DC AREA


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2017-2020 FORD SUPER DUTY F-250, F-350 & F-450 TRUCKS

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2020 F-Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, and 2017-2020 Lincoln Continental vehicles equipped with the 360-degree camera system. Degradation of the camera's anit-reflective lens coating can lead to a foggy or cloudy rearview camera image.


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2023 FOREST RIVER ROCKWOOD & FLAGSTAFF 5TH WHEEL TRAILERS

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2023 Rockwood and Flagstaff fifth wheels. The Federal Placard states an axle rating of 5,200 lbs, when the correct axle rating is 5,000 lbs. 


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2022 RAM 3500, 3500 CAB CHASSIS, RAM 2500, RAM 4500 & 5500 CAB CHASSIS VEHICLES

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2022 Ram 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, Ram 2500, and 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel engines. The engine control module (ECM) may have been built with a misaligned capacitor that can short-circuit, resulting in an internal loss of communication.



 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020-2021 RAM 1500 TRUCKS

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Jeep Wrangler, RAM 1500 and 2021 Jeep Gladiator vehicles. A radio software error may prevent the rearview image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility." 


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2022 SUNSET PARK SUN LITE & RUSH TRAVEL TRAILERS

Sunset Park & RV Inc. (Sunset Park) is recalling certain 2022 Sunset Park & RV Sun Lite and Rush travel trailers. The welded seam on the fabric may separate, allowing the awning to drop beyond normal operation.



 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019-2022 MERCEDES-BENZ & FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER VEHICLES

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles equipped with a manual parking brake and 7-speed automatic transmission. The guide bushing on the parking pawl may fatigue, which can cause the parking pawl not to engage and result in vehicle rollaway.


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020-2023 WINNEBAGO VIEW & NAVION VEHICLES

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2020-2023 View and Navion vehicles. The LP fuel line is routed near the rear wheel well, which may allow the fuel line to contact the tire and become damaged, resulting in a gas leak.



 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2023 FORD E450 VEHICLES

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2023 E450 vehicles. The bolt that secures the rear axle rotor to the wheel-hub may be improperly tightened, possibly resulting in wheel separation.


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2022-2023 FORD TRANSIT VEHICLES

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Transit vehicles. The heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system's controls, including those for defog and defrost, may become inoperative.


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR4 2023 SPARTAN K2 MOTORHOME CHASSIS

Shyft Group is recalling certain 2023 Spartan K2 RV chassis. The fasteners attaching the front and rear suspension to the chassis frame may have insufficient strength.



 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2015-2019 SPARTAN MM & K2 MOTORHOME CHASSIS

 Summary

Shyft Group is recalling certain 2015-2019 Spartan MM and K2 RV Chassis. The air brake supply reservoir is less than 12x the combined volume of air for all service brake chambers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 121, "Air Brake Systems."


 

POSSIBLE RV RECALL FOR 2023 SPARTAN K4 MOTORHOME CHASSIS

Shyft Group is recalling certain 2023 Spartan RV Chassis K4 motorhomes. The pneumatic parking brake interlock valve may be incorrectly installed. 


Thursday, October 27, 2022

 

THETFORD MOVING RV REFRIGERATOR MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS AND OUT OF OHIO

I read in RV PRO this afternoon that Thetford is closing it's two RV refrigerator manufacturing plants in Ohio and moving manufacturing overseas. 


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2023 THOR MOTOR COACH MAGNITUDE & OMNI VEHICLES

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2023 Magnitude and Omni vehicles. The Occupant and Cargo Carrying Capacity (OCCC) Label states the incorrect number of seat belts, indicating that there are more seat belts available than there actually are. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, "Wheels and Rims - Other Than Passenger Cars."


 


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2021-2022 HIGHLAND RIDGE RV HIGHLAND RIDGE OLYMPIA, OLYMPIA SPORT, OPEN RANGE & OPEN RANGE LITE TRAVEL TRAILERS

Highland Ridge RV (Highland Ridge) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Highland Ridge Olympia, Olympia Sport, Open Range and Open Range Lite travel trailers. The cooktop flame may invert when the stove and furnace are operated at the same time.


 


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2021-2022 STARCRAFT AUTUMN RIDGE OUTFITTER TRAVEL TRAILERS

Starcraft RV (Starcraft) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Autumn Ridge Outfitter travel trailers. The cooktop flame may invert when the stove and furnace are operated at the same time. 


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2021-2022 JAYCO JAY FEATHER, JAY FLIGHT & JAY FLIGHT SLX TRAVEL TRAILERS

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Jayco Jay Feather, Jay Flight, and Jay Flight SLX travel trailers. The cooktop flame may invert when the stove and furnace are operated at the same time.


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2022 NISSAN TITAN & TITAN XD TRUCKS

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2022 Titan, Titan XD, Frontier, and 2021-2022 Rogue vehicles. The in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system may continuously reboot when the vehicle is restarted, which can result in an inoperative rearview display. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."


 


 

POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2022-2023 STORYTELLER OVERLAND MODE LT MOTORHOMES

Storyteller Overland (Storyteller) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Storyteller Mode LT motorhomes. The wires connecting the secondary alternator to the auxiliary power system may be improperly routed, allowing them to contact the CV axle shaft and damage the wires. 


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020-2022 RAM 1500 TRUCKS

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Jeep Wrangler, Ram 1500, and 2021-2022 Jeep Gladiator vehicles equipped with 3.0L diesel engines. The high pressure fuel pump (HPFP) may fail, causing an engine stall. 


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2022 RAM 1500 TRUCKS

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2022 Ram 1500, Jeep Gladiator, and 2021 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. The front seat belt retractors may have an improperly welded micro gas generator, which can result in seat belt pretensioner failure.


 


 

POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019-2020 RAM 4500 & RAM 5500 CAB CHASSIS VEHICLES

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles. The rear brake hose inside diameter may be too small, which could cause the hose to rupture. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 106, "Brake Hoses."


Thursday, October 20, 2022

 

LITHIA HAS BOUGHT AIRSTREAM ADVENTURES

I just read in RV PRO Daily that Lithia & Driveway, the third largest automotive dealer group in the country, has bought Airstream Adventures, the country's largest Airstream dealer group.  


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