Monday, June 18, 2018
RV RELATED RECALLS ON JUNE 18, 2018 FOR FOREST RIVER VENGEANCE ROUGE TRAILERS, SOMERSET TRAILERS, TIFFIN MOTORHOMES, FORETRAVEL MOTORHOMES, FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V333000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 265
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Forest River Vengeance Rouge recreational trailers, models VGT25V-73 and VGT25V-73-W. These vehicles may be missing side marker lights in the middle of each side, reducing the visibility of the trailers to other drivers. 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."
Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will install the missing amber side marker lights, free of charge. The recall began June 7, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-260-499-2100. Forest River's number for this recall is 73-0727.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V339000
Manufacturer Columbia Northwest, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 50
Columbia Northwest, Inc. (Columbia Northwest) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Somerset Chesapeake and Somerset Newport recreational trailers. A weld on the front A-frame bars may fail, possibly allowing the front of the trailer to drop while being towed.
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin June 18, 2018. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest customer service at 1-724-237-5227.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V341000
Manufacturer Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,223
Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Tiffin Allegro RED, Allegro Open Road, Breeze, Bus, Phaeton, and Zephyr motorhomes. The entry door on these vehicles may have been improperly assembled, allowing the door to open while the vehicle is moving.
Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will adjust the door lock mechanism, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661. Tiffin's number for this recall is TIF-110.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V349000
Manufacturer Foretravel, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 19
Foretravel, Inc. (Foretravel) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Foretravel iH45 and Realm motorcoaches. The passenger seat base assembly may not be adequately secured.
Foretravel will notify owners, and dealers will install any missing bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018. Owners may contact Foretravel customer service at 1-800-955-6226.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V353000
Manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 14,925
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Freightliner M2 Business Class, 108SD, 114SD and Cascadia trucks, Western Star 4700, 4900, and 5700 trucks, FCCC S2C 106 Cab, S2G Cab, XBR, XBS, XCL, XCM, XCP, XCR, and XCS chassis equipped with air disc brakes. The brake caliper mounting bolts on these vehicles may be insufficiently tightened, allowing the bolts to loosen.
DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake caliper mounting bolts and tighten them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 27, 2018. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA's number for this recall is FL-772.