CURRENT RECALLS, NEWS AND OPINIONS IN THE RV INDUSTRY
Monday, June 15, 2020
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 JAYCO ALANTE, GREYHAWK, MELBOURNE, PRECEPT, REDHAWK, SENECA, ACCOLADE, EMPLEM, ESTEEM, ODYSSEY, QWEST AND VISION MOTORHOMES
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2020 Motorized Alante, Greyhawk, Melbourne, Precept, Redhawk, Seneca, Accolade, Emblem, Esteem, Odyssey, Qwest, and Vision recreational vehicles. The adhesive bond between the glass and the metal hinge frame of the frameless crank out vent and egress windows may fail which would then allow the glass to detach and fall out.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 JAYCO EAGLE, EAGEL HT, JAYFLIGHT, NORTHPOINT, OCTANE, PINNACLE, SEISMIC AND TALON TRAILERS
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2020 Towable Eagle, Eagle HT, JayFlight, NorthPoint, Octane, Pinnacle, Seismic, and Talon recreational vehicles. The adhesive bond between the glass and the metal hinge frame of the frameless crank out vent and egress windows may fail which would then allow the glass to detach and fall out.
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2014-2016 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT VANS
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Fiesta, 2013-2014 Fusion, 2015 Mustang, 2013-2015 Escape and C-Max, 2012-2015 Focus, 2014-2016 Transit Connect, 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ, and 2015 MKC vehicles. These vehicles were previously recalled and repaired under recalls 15V-246, 16V-643 or 17V-210, however the repair may not have been completed properly. A component within the door latches may break making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2021 FOREST RIVER PRIME TIME AVENGER TRAVEL TRAILERS
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2021 Prime Time Avenger travel trailers. The safety chains that help prevent a total trailer separation may have been incorrectly attached to the trailer.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2019-2020 JAYCO ENTEGRA QUEST, MELBOURNE AND MELBOURNE PRESTIGE MOTORHOMES
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Entegra Qwest and 2019-2021 Jayco Melbourne and Melbourne Prestige Class C motorhomes built on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis. The Operator's Manual may not contain the correct information about how the automatic parking function ("Auto-P") operates.
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 & 3500 TRUCKS AND GMC SIERRA 2500 & 3500 TRUCKS
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles previously recalled under 20V-142. The hood-latch striker wires on replacement hoods installed for Safety Recall 20V-142 may not have been heat-treated properly, possibly causing them to fracture.
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ AND FREIGHTLINER SPRINTER VANS
Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Spinter vans (platform 970 (VS30)), equipped with swivel seats. The wiring harnesses for the front seats may have been routed incorrectly and could become jammed and damaged in the swivel seat frames.
POSSIBLE RV REALTED RECALL FOR 2020 KEYSTONE SPRINGDALE TRAILERS
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2020 Springdale trailers, model 335BHWE. The affected trailers incorrectly have 4400 pound axles and ST255/75R15D tires and rims, instead of the correct 5200 pound axles and ST255/75R15E tires and rims as specified on the Federal Identification Tag.
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2020-2021 FOREST RIVER HAULIN, US CARGO AND US CARGO TRAIL N SPORT CARGO TRAILERS
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Haulin, US Cargo, and US Cargo Trail N Sport cargo trailers. The safety chains are insufficient for the trailer's Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and may break if the trailer comes unhitched.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 KEYSTONE SPRINGDALE TRAILERS
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2020 Springdale trailers, model 295BHWE. The Federal Identification Tag incorrectly indicates the tire load range and size as ST255/75R15E with 80 psi; however, the correct load range and tire size is ST255/75R15D with 65 psi. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 THOR MOTOR COACH DAYBREAK, FOUR WINDS, DELANO, GEMINI, QUANTUM, TIBURON, CHATEAR CITATION, COMPASS, CHATEAR, SIESTA, FREEDOM ELITE AND SYNERGY MOTORHOMES
Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2020 Daybreak, Four Winds, Delano, Gemini, Quantum, Tiburon, Chateau Citation, Compass, Chateau, Siesta, Freedom Elite, and Synergy motorhomes built on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis [platform 907 (VS30)] equipped with automatic transmissions. The owner's manual does not correctly specify the certain conditions under which the automatic parking function (Auto-P) operates.
POSSIBLE RECALL FOR 2016-2017 FOR TRANSIT CONNECT VANS
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Transit Connect vehicles. The front driver and/or passenger seat belt pretensioner initiators could contain an improper generant mix ratio that may prevent the seat belt pretensioners from deploying in the event of a crash.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020-2021 THOR MOTOR COACH QUANTUM, CHATEAU AND FOUR WINDS, AND 2020 VEGAS AND AXIS MOTORHOMES
Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Quantum, Chateau and Four Winds, and 2020 Vegas and Axis motorhomes built on a Ford E-series chassis. A wire harness in the rear of the vehicle may contact the vehicle frame, resulting in damage to the circuits that support the fuel pump and the anti-lock braking system (ABS).
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020-2021 KEYSTONE COUGAR TRAVEL TRAILERS
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Cougar travel trailers, model 24RDS, equipped with a Furrion range cook top. The interior range cooktop is installed in a cabinet that may not be entirely sealed from the furnace cavity. As a result, during furnace operation, the interior range cooktop burner flame may invert.
POSSIBLE RV RELATED RECALL FOR 2020 TRIPLE E UNITY MOTORHOMES
Triple E Recreational Vehicles (Triple E) is recalling certain 2020 Unity travel trailers, model U24RL. The utility compartment's inner latch mechanism may rotate due to vehicle motion, becoming locked.
WINNEBAGO CLOSING DOWN COUNTRY COACH SERVICE CENTER IN JUNCTION CITY, OREGON
I just read in RVNews.com that Winnebago is in the process of closing it's service center in the old Country Coach factory. They have stopped taking new appointments. Country Coach parts will no longer be available from them. They stopped building Winnebago diesel motorhomes back in 2019 and now they are closing down the service and parts facility.