Monday, January 08, 2018
RV RELATED RECALLS FROM NHTSA ON JANUARY 8, 2018 FOR FLEETWOOD, HOLIDAY RAMBLER, NEWMAR,
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V802000
Manufacturer REV Recreation Group
Components EQUIPMENT, UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number of Units Affected 69
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2018 Fleetwood Axon, Bounder, Flair, Southwind, Pace Arrow and Pace Arrow LXE motorhomes, and 2018 Holiday Rambler Navigator, Navigator XE, Reno, Vacationer, and Vacationer XE motorhomes. The satellite dish on these vehicles may detach from the roof while driving and become a road hazard.
REV will notify owners, and dealers will resecure the satellite dish to the roof with a metal reinforcement, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 171208REV.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V809000
Manufacturer Newmar Corporation
Potential Number of Units Affected 34,699
Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling various 1995-2018 motorhomes. A list of the affected vehicles available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V809-2309.pdf. These motorhomes are equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers that may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or excessive force may be needed to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
Newmar will notify owners, and instruct them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 13, 2018. Owners may contact Kidde customer service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information or owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-574-773-7791. Newmar's number for this recall is 17E-062.