CURRENT RECALLS, NEWS AND OPINIONS IN THE RV INDUSTRY
Thursday, March 05, 2020
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2018-2020 F-150 TRUCKS
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 trucks equipped with high series LED headlamps with Autolamp (On/Off) functionality. The Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) may remain activated instead of dimming to parking lamps when the Master Lighting Switch (MLS) is manually rotated from the "Autolamps" switch position to "Headlamps On." 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."
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALLS FOR 2020 HEARTLAND RV BIGHORN TRAVELER, ELKRIDGE, MILESTONE AND PIONEER FIFTH WHEEL TRAILERS
Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2020 Bighorn Traveler, Elkridge, Milestone, and Pioneer Fifth Wheel trailers. The smoke detector may be incorrectly located in the bedroom.
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 4 X 4 RAM 1500 PICK UP TRUCKS
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks equipped with four-wheel drive. A gear within the transfer case may not have been installed correctly, possibly causing the vehicle to become stuck in neutral. If this occurs while driving, there could be a sudden loss of power. Additionally, a loss of 'PARK' function may occur.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 SURVEYOR, NO BO, CHEROKEE, R. POD, CLIPPER, VIKING, INDEPENDENCE, PUMA AND EAST TO WEST TRAILERS
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Surveyor, NO BO, Cherokee, R. POD, Clipper, Viking, Independence, Puma and East to West trailers. The spare tire carrier U-bolts may fail allowing the spare tire carrier and spare tire detach from the vehicle.
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER AND FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER VEHICLES
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The connecting screws on the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) pipe may not have been correctly tightened.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 FOREST RIVER CRUSADER RV TRAILER
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020 Crusader CSF395BHL recreational trailers. The rear ladder may block the window on the rear wall, preventing the window from being used as an emergency exit.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR TRIPLE E RV 2020 SERENITY, WONDER AND UNITY MOTORHOMES
Triple E Recreational Vehicles (Triple E) is recalling certain 2020 Serenity S24CB, Wonder W24FTB, W24MB and W24RTB, and Unity U24CB, U24FX, U24IB, U24MB, U24RL and U24TB motorhomes. The copper propane tubing or the propane hoses for the LP appliances may be twisted and/or kinked.