Monday, May 01, 2017
RV RELATED RECALLS FROM NHTSA ON MAY 1, 2017 FOR THOR MOTOR COACH AND FORETRAVEL
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V239000
Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach
Components TRAILER HITCHES, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 148
Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2017 Ace, Hurricane, and Windsport motorhomes. The weight rating labels for the tow hitches on these vehicles indicate a 10,000lb weight capacity when the actual hitch capacity is 8,000lbs.
TMC will notify owners and provide them corrected labels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 7, 2017. Owner's may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V249000
Manufacturer Foretravel, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 81
Foretravel, Inc. (Foretravel) is recalling certain 2012-2018 ih-45, Phenix and Nimbus motorhomes. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering.
Foretravel will notify owners, and dealers will inspect clean, and secure the ball joint, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Foretravel customer service at 1-800-955-6226, option 3.