Triple E Recreational Vehicles
is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Free Spirit FS22, and FS22SS recreational vehicles, and 2014 Free Spirit FS22TE recreational vehicles
. In the affected vehicles, the 7-pole trailer plug socket of the RV is wired such that towed vehicles or trailers will not illuminate their hazard lights if the RV's ignition is turned off.
If the recreational vehicle is towing a vehicle or trailer, the RV's rear hazard lights may not be visible to other drivers and if the RV's ignition is off, the hazard lights will not illuminate on the towed vehicle or trailer, reducing its visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.
Triple E Recreational Vehicles will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the trailer plug wiring, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. Owners may contact Triple E RV at 1-877-992-9906. Triple E RV's number for this recall is CA#7835-1.
Open Range R.V. Company (Open Range)
is recalling certain 2014 Open Range LF319 fifth wheel recreational trailers
manufactured October 23, 2013, through March 10, 2014. The flexible gas line for the kitchen slideout section is too short.
When the kitchen area is expanded, the gas line may be pulled excessively resulting in a gas leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Open Range will notify owners and dealers will replace the existing gas line with a new longer gas line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. Owners may contact Open Range at 1-260-768-7771.
General Motors LLC (GM)
is recalling certain model year 2014 Chevrolet Silverado
vehicles manufactured May 23, 2013, through March 25, 2014, 2014 GMC Sierra vehicles manufactured May 25, 2013, through March 31, 2014, and 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe
vehicles manufactured January 29, 2014, through March 27, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the tie rod threaded attachment may not be properly tightened to the steering gear rack.
An improperly tightened tie rod attachment may allow the tie rod to separate from the steering rack, resulting in a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
GM notified all owners, and dealers will inspect the inner tie rods to make sure that they are correctly tightened, replacing the steering gear, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 14, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 14204. NOTE: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until they have been inspected and repaired. Owners should contact GM to have their vehicles towed to the dealership.
posted by MICHAEL EIDSMOE @ 7:22 AM