Wednesday

Forest River is recalling certain 2017-2018 Berkshire and Charleston Recreational vehicle for power steering and steering fluid leaks.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V059000
Manufacturer Forest River, Inc.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 67
Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Berkshire and Charleston recreational vehicles built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) RV chassis. In these vehicles, the power steering hose may be improperly routed causing inadequate clearance between the hose and power stud. As a result, the hose can rub the power stud causing arcing and a power steering fluid leak.
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and FCCC dealers will reroute the power steering hose for proper clearance, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 21, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-295-2117, or FCCC customer service at 1-800-547-0712. Forest River's number for this recall is 40-01182017-0311.

Monday

Thor Motor Coach is recalling several of its 2017 Aria Motorhomes for seat belts that are too short for passengers.

Summary
Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2017 Aria motorhomes. The driver's side sofa seatbelts may be too short for passengers to use.
Remedy
TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install longer seatbelts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 17, 2017. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC's number for this recall is RC000127.

Friday

Highland Ridge RV is recalling 2017 Open Range, Mesa Ridge and Roamer fifth wheels for gas that may enter the cabin.

Summary
Highland Ridge RV (Highland) is recalling certain 2017 Open Range, Mesa Ridge and Roamer fifth wheels and travel trailers. These vehicles are equipped with an outside range that can be stored with the gas valve left open, allowing gas to enter and buildup within the vehicle.
Remedy
Highland Ridge will notify owners and dealers will install a larger gas valve handle, inspect that the drawer guide rail is in its proper location, repairing it as required, and place a warning label on the range stating the gas valve must be turned off prior to storing the range in the unit. The recall began on March 8, 2017. Owners may contact Highland customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Highland's number for this recall is 9904341.

Thursday

Airstream is recalling its 2017 Flying Cloud, International, and Sport recreational trailers for incorrect tire information.

Summary
Airstream, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 Flying Cloud, International, and Sport recreational trailers. The Federal Certification label and Tire Placards on these vehicles have incorrect information. The label was printed for ST225/75R15 Load Range E tires, but the vehicle has ST225/75R15 Load Range D tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims" and Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect label with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on February 15, 2017. Owners may contact Airstream customer service at 1-937-596-6111, extension 7401 or 7411.

Wednesday

REV is recalling its 2016-2017 Renegade RV Verona and specialty sprinter vehicle for a seat belt anchor that may detach.

Summary
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Renegade RV Verona, Verona LE and Specialty Sprinter vehicles, 2011-2017 Explorer, Ikon and Core vehicles, 2014-2017 XL, Classic with Garage, Toter Home and Villagio vehicles, 2015-2017 Classic-Equine and Vienna vehicles, and 2011-2016 RSV vehicles. In the affected motor coaches and motorhomes, the seat belt anchorage hardware may pull out of the floor framing in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems," and 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
Remedy
REV will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat belt mounting hardware and install reinforcement plating, free of charge. 

Monday

Jayco is recalling several of its 2017 Jayco Eagle fifth wheels for a propane manifold that may crack and leak.

Summary
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2017 Eagle fifth-wheel recreational vehicles equipped with the dry camping option. In the affected vehicles, the LP manifold was mounted to the fifth wheel frame directly above the axle assembly and the suspension U-bolts. Impact from the axle can crack the LP manifold resulting in a propane gas leak.
Remedy
Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the LP manifold, and inspect and replace the LP lines and fittings, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 24, 2017. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco's number for this recall is 9903342.

Forest River is recalling certain 2017 Prime Time Avenger recreational vehicles for incorrect tire information.

Summary
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Prime Time Avenger recreational vehicles. The Federal Placards on these vehicles may indicate an incorrect tire and rim combination. The Federal Placard indicates ST225/75R15E tires with 80 PSI and a rim designation of 15X6.0JJ, while the subject vehicles' Federal Placard should indicate ST225/75R15D tires with 65 PSI and a rim designation of 15X5.0JJ. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard(FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Remedy
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall began on March 17, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-1025. Forest River's number for this recall is 48-01162017-0310.

Heartland is recalling several of its 2017 Mallard Travel Trailers for incorrect certification labels.

Summary
Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2017 Mallard recreational trailers. The certification label on these vehicles may have incorrect tire size and/or tire pressure information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Remedy
Heartland has notified owners, and dealers will replace the certification label with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on January 25, 2017. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032. Heartland's number for this recall is 99.01.31.

REV is recalling its 2017 Holiday Rambler Vacationer XE for a loose rear sway bar.

Summary
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2017 Holiday Rambler Vacationer XE, Admiral XE, Fleetwood Storm and Fleetwood Flair motor homes. The rear sway bar may not have been properly tightened and, as a result, the sway bar may detach from the vehicle.
Remedy
REV will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the rear sway bar bolts, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 3, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 161229REV.

Forest River is recalling certain model year 2017 Salem recreational trailers for incorrectly stated information regarding two axles.

SUMMARY:Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2017 Salem recreational trailers, model SMT186RB, manufactured October 13, 2016 through October 21, 2016 and model year 2017 Wildwood recreational trailers, model WDT186RB, manufactured October 7, 2016, through October 21, 2016. The Federal Placard Label and the VIN incorrectly states that the vehicle has two axles, while the vehicle is only equipped with one axle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
CONSEQUENCE:If the owner follows the information on the Federal Placard Label, the operator may overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:Forest River will notify owners and will provide a corrected Certificate of Origin, Federal Placard and VIN plate for each trailer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on December 21, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-534-1251. Forest River's number for this recall is 6-10252016-0262.

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Jayco is recalling certain model year 2017 Jay Sport camping trailers for Incorrect tire pressure information.

SUMMARY:Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain model year 2017 Jay Sport camping trailers, model 12SC, manufactured September 14, 2016, to October 3, 2016. The labels on the affected vehicles incorrectly state that the vehicle is equipped with ST175/80R13D tires requiring 65 PSI, when the vehicle is actually equipped with ST175/80R13C tires requiring 50 PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

CONSEQUENCE:Incorrect tire pressure information may result in the tires being over inflated, which can cause possible tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:Jayco has notified owners and provided them with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on November 1, 2016. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901331.

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Forest River is recalling it's 2017 Vibe trailers for a an energized stove may increase the risk of an electrical shock and injury.

SUMMARY:Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2017 Vibe trailers manufactured September 20, 2016, to October 20, 2016. The outside of the kitchen stove may have been connected to a 12V D.C. positive circuit, potentially shocking a user that touches it.CONSEQUENCE:An energized stove may increase the risk of an electrical shock and injury.REMEDY:Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the positive wire, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-296-2084 extension 105. Forest River's number for this recall is 59-102212016-0260.

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Forest River is recalling certain model year 2016 Rockport Cargo box trucks and work trucks for a a loss of fuel pressure.

SUMMARY:Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016 Rockport cargo box trucks and work trucks manufactured December 8, 2015, to May 31, 2016 and built on GM chassis. Cycling the rear ramp in and out may cause the electrical connections on the fuel sending unit to be damaged, resulting in a loss of fuel pressure.CONSEQUENCE:A loss of fuel pressure will result in an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.REMEDY:Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will reinstall the loading ramp structure to give sufficient clearance, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-522-7599. Forest River's number for this recall is 29-10212016-0261.


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Tuesday

Tiffin Motorhomes is recalling it's 2017 Tiffin Allegro Open Roads Vehicles for a problem with the wiper arms.

SUMMARY:Tiffin Motorhomes (Tiffin) is recalling certain model year 2017 Allegro Open Roads vehicles manufactured June 7, 2016, to August 15, 2016. The affected vehicles have a driver-side wiper arm that may sweep off of the edge of the windshield, when trying to return, the wiper arm may break.
CONSEQUENCE:A broken windshield wiper may reduce the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver-side wiper pivot shaft and extending linkage, free of charge. The recall began on September 12, 2016. Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661. Tiffin's number for this recall is TIF-102.


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Monday

Tiffin recalls several brands of its RV's for a Windshield Wiper Arms that May Break.

SUMMARY:
Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Allegro, Allegro Bus, Phaeton, and Zephyr motorhomes, 2007-2010 Allegro Bay motorhomes, and 2010-2011 Allegro Breeze motorhomes. The windshield wiper arms on the affected vehicles may break off.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the windshield wiper arms break, the driver's visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper blade arms, 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 TIFF-100.

Newmar is recalling its 2017 Dutch Star, Moutain Aire, Londaon Aire, Essex and King Motor homes for Wood Trim that may separate

SUMMARY:
Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain model year 2017 Dutch Star, Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes manufactured December 4, 2015, to July 5, 2016. The affected vehicles have front fascia wood trim that may separate from the slide out and possibly contact the driver or a passenger.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the fascia separates and contacts the driver or a passenger, a loss of vehicle control may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will secure the trim with screws, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 3, 2016. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.

Winnebago is recalling the Winnebago View and Winnebago Itasca Navion RV's for defects with the propane lines.

SUMMARY:
Winnebago Industries, Inc (Winnebago) is recalling certain model year 2017 Winnebago View, and Itasca Navion motor coaches manufactured November 16, 2015, to June 23, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the grommet around the liquid propane (LP) line may not be properly sealed to prevent carbon monoxide and/or LP gas from entering the living quarters.
CONSEQUENCE:
If carbon monoxide or LP gas enters the living quarters, it can increase the risk of illness or death to the occupants.
REMEDY:
Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will apply sealant to the grommet opening to seal the LP line, free of charge. The recall began on August 5, 2016. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-800-537-1885. Winnebago's number for this recall is 141.

Tuesday

Forest River is recalling its Spartan Toyhaulers for the The Federal Certification Label that is Incorrect.


SUMMARY:Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2017 Spartan Toyhaulers, model STF3712X, manufactured March 31, 2016, to June 17, 2016. The Federal Certification Label incorrectly states that the vehicle has a third axle with two extra tires, however, the vehicle is only equipped with two axles and four tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
CONSEQUENCE:If the owner follows the information on the Federal Placard Label, the operator may overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install corrected Federal Placards, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 18, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-3033. Forest River's number for this recall is 61-03032016-0211.

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Thursday

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Monday

Starcraft RV is recalling its 2016 Launch Ultra Lite trailers because the entry steps may be improperly installed

SUMMARY:
Starcraft RV (Starcraft) is recalling certain model year 2016 Launch Ultra Lite trailers, model 31BHT, manufactured June 23, 2015, to September 29, 2015. The entry steps may have been installed without using the proper bolts, possibly resulting in the steps loosening or separating from the trailer.
CONSEQUENCE:
Loose steps or steps that drop when weight is applied may cause the user to fall, increasing their risk of injury.
REMEDY:
Starcraft will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the step installation, correcting the mounting as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 29, 2016. Owners may contact Starcraft customer service at 1-800-945-4787. Starcraft's number for this recall is 9902292.


 

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