March 4, 2014

Heartland Landmark Grand Canyon Recall, Heartland Key Largo REcall, Heartland Monterey Recall, Heartland San Antonio Recall, Heartland Savannah Recall

Wheel Label Error Causes Heartland Recalls
Manufacturer: Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC
SUMMARY:
Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain model year 2014 Landmark Grand Canyon, Key Largo, Monterey, San Antonio, and Savannah fifth wheel travel trailers manufactured September 14, 2013, through January 17, 2014, and equipped with optional 17.5" wheels. The affected trailers were manufactured with incorrect information printed on the Federal Certification Label regarding the wheel specification. As such, the trailers do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119 "New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars."
CONSEQUENCE:
An incorrect label may result in owners attempting to replace the tires with the wrong size or fill the tires to the wrong tire pressure, which may increase the risk of tire failure and a crash.

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Starcraft Launch 17FB Recall, Starcraft Launch 17 SB Recall

Tire Labeling Error Creates Recall for Starcraft Launch Rv's
Manufacturer: Starcraft RV, Inc.
SUMMARY:
Starcraft RV, Inc. (Starcraft) is recalling certain model year 2014 Launch 17FB and 17SB travel trailers manufactured May 5, 2013, through December 9, 2013, and equipped with the extreme package option. There is incorrect tire size information printed on the federal labels. The tire information on the label states the tire size as 14C when it should be tire size 15C. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and Motorcycles."
CONSEQUENCE:
Installing a tire of incorrect size could result in excessive tire wear and may cause instability in towing of the travel trailer which could increase the risk of a crash.

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February 17, 2014

WInnebago is recalling several of its RV's, Travel Trailers, and Fifth Wheels for a possible jam of the deadbolt.

SUMMARY:
Winnebago of Indiana, LLC (Winnebago) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Sunnybrook Bristol Bay, Brookside, Edgewater, Harmony, Raven, Remington, Sunset Creek, and Titan, model year 2012-2013 Winnebago Lite Five and ONE, and model year 2013-2014 Winnebago Ultralite and Minnie trailers and fifth wheels, equipped with Fastec-brand door locks. It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the deadbolt jams, the interior side of the door lock may also jam. A person inside the travel trailer at the time will then be locked in and be unable to exit the vehicle without using the emergency exit, increasing the risk of injury.

2014 Winnebago Sunnybrook Bristol Bay



 
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November 18, 2013

Play-Mor Trailers is recalling some of its travel trailers for a defect with the Fastec-brand door locks.

SUMMARY:
Play-Mor Trailers Inc. (Play-Mor Trailers) is recalling certain model year 2006-2013 travel trailers manufactured January 1, 2006, through April 25, 2013 and equipped with Fastec-brand door locks. It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the deadbolt jams, the interior side of the door lock may also jam. A person inside the travel trailer at the time will then be locked in and be unable to exit the vehicle without using the emergency exit, increasing the risk of injury.



 
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October 4, 2013

Goshen Coach is recalling several of its units for voltage spikes in the circuit boards.

SUMMARY:
Goshen Coach is recalling certain model year 2009 and 2010 GC II, Pacer II, Sentinel, G-Force, and Wolverine buses manufactured from August 3, 2009, through May 24, 2010, equipped with A&M Systems door headers containing model 3230 circuit boards. Voltage spikes may damage electrical components and electrical circuits, causing the circuit board to develop high resistance.
CONSEQUENCE:
High resistance may cause the board to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.


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Open Range R.V. Company recalls several of its travel trailers for a problem with a deadbolt lock jamming.

SUMMARY:
Open Range R.V. Company (Open Range) is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 travel trailers manufactured from October 1, 2007, through July 12, 2013, and equipped with Fastec-brand deadbolt locks. It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt. The travel trailer models cover by the recall are: 280RLS; 322RKS; 328RLS; 335BHS; 337RLS; 385RLS; 391RES; 392BHS; 399BHS; 400BHS; JF280RLS; JF287RLS; JF335BHS; JF392BHS; JT287RLS; JT315RLS; JT331BHS; JT337RLS; 287RLS; 310RLS; 345RLS; 379RKS; 393RLS; 399DBR; 399SRL; 427BHS; 429BHS; H341RGR; H395RGR; H396RGR; H397RGR; JF399BHS; JH341RGR; JT301BHS; JT305RLS; JT340FLR; PE119TH; R398RLS; R398RSS; R416RLS; RF316RLS; RT266RLS; RT281FLR; RT296BHS; RT303BHS; RT331BHS; 375BHS; 413RLL; 424RLS; H320MPR; H345MPR; JT359FKS; MR243F; MR274B; MR281FLR; MR285F; MR287B; MR289H; MR293R; MR303BHS; MR325B; MR331BHS; R412RSS; RF270RLS; RF280RLS; RF287RLS; RF298BWS; RF335BHS; RF392BHS; T247FLR; RT316RLS; 359RKS; 386FLR; H304RGR; JT353FES; LF289RES; LF297RLS; LF305BHS; LT252FLR; LT305BHS; MF316RLS; MF329BHS; MF337RLS; MF338RLS; MF357RES; MF395BHS; MR281F; MR316R; R430RLS; RA398FLS; RF329BHS; RF337RLS; RF338RLS; RF357RES; RF395BHS; RT320RES; 389BHS.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the deadbolt jams, the interior side of the door lock may also jam. A person inside the travel trailer at the time will then be locked in and be unable to exit the vehicle without using the emergency exit, increasing the risk of injury.



September 20, 2013

Homesteader Trailer Recall, Lock Jamming Risk

Report Receipt Date: SEP 06, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V404000 
Component(s): LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,360

SUMMARY:
Homesteader is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 enclosed cargo trailers and horse trailers manufactured January 2006 through April 2010. It may be possible to remove the key from the lock in a way that potentially jams the deadbolt.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the deadbolt jams, the interior side of the door lock may also jam. A person inside the recreational vehicle at the time will then be locked in and be unable to exit the vehicle without using the emergency exit, increasing the risk of injury.


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Dutchmen Voltage Recall, Fuel Line Leak Fire Danger

Report Receipt Date: AUG 30, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V393000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT , FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 168 

SUMMARY:
Dutchmen Manufacturing is recalling certain model year 2014 Voltage recreational vehicles manufactured July 18, 2013, through August 20, 2013. The vehicles may not have the clamp installed correctly at the generator fuel filter.
CONSEQUENCE:
Without a correctly installed clamp, the fuel line may become disconnected, resulting in a fuel leak, which could lead to an increased risk of fire, personal injury and property damage.


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September 19, 2013

Spartan is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 MM, 2011-2014 K2, and 2010-2012 K3 motor home chassis for possible ABS modulator fractures resulting in air not being applied to the affected wheel end.

SUMMARY:
Spartan Motor Chassis, Inc. (Spartan) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 MM, 2011-2014 K2, and 2010-2012 K3 motor home chassis. Due to contact with the steering relay rod, the ABS modulator valve may fracture resulting in air not being applied to the affected wheel end.
CONSEQUENCE:
This may increase stopping distance of the vehicle or cause the vehicle to pull to one side. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.


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Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain model year Cyclone 3110 fifth wheel travel trailers for incorrect Gross Vehicle Weight Rating information printed on the Federal Certification Label.

SUMMARY:
Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain model year 2013 Cyclone 3110 fifth wheel travel trailers manufactured May 14, 2012, through June 29, 2012. The vehicles were manufactured with incorrect Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) information printed on the Federal Certification Label. The actual Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is 16,000lbs but was listed as 18,000lbs on the label. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to Part 567, "Certification Regulation."
CONSEQUENCE:
Towing a vehicle loaded beyond the specified weight rating may result in a tire or suspension failure leading to poor vehicle handling and an increased risk of a crash.


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Winnebago is recalling certain model year Aspect and Itasca Cambria (models 730C and 730J) motorhomes. The child seat tether is mounted in an improper position.

SUMMARY:
Winnebago Industries Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Aspect and Itasca Cambria (models 730C and 730J) motorhomes, manufactured March 12, 2012, through May 31, 2013. The child seat tether is mounted in an improper position.
CONSEQUENCE:
This improper position does not allow the child seat to be used properly and in the event of a crash, it will not allow the child seat to properly protect the occupant which increases the risk of injury.


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September 11, 2013

Sunset Park EZ Traveler Recall, Awning Failure Risk

EZ Trailer Recall, Awning Danger
Report Receipt Date: AUG 27, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V384000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1 

SUMMARY:
Sunset Park & RV is recalling one model year 2014 EZ Traveler (21LE) travel trailer manufactured on February 19, 2013. Due to a design change in the power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.



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Comet Camping Trailer Recall, Spare Tire Danger

Comet Camper Recall, Spare Tire Falls Off?
Report Receipt Date: AUG 21, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V381000 
Component(s): TIRES 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22

SUMMARY:
Starcraft RV Inc. (Starcarft) is recalling certain model year 2014 Comet Camping Trailers manufactured September 18, 2012, through May 6, 2013. The spare tire bracket mounted on the rear wall is not secured sufficiently and could detach.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the spare tire bracket detaches from the vehicle while it is being driven, it could become a road hazard increasing the risk of a vehicle crash or injury.


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September 6, 2013

Sunset Park & RV is recalling the 2014 EZ Travler (21LE) travel trailer for a design change in the power awning motor assembly causing the screws to unknowingly shear.

SUMMARY:
Sunset Park & RV is recalling one model year 2014 EZ Traveler (21LE) travel trailer manufactured on February 19, 2013. Due to a design change in the power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.


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September 4, 2013

Crossroads Redwood Recall, power awning problem

Report Receipt Date: AUG 20, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V372000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,931 

SUMMARY:
Crossroads RV is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Redwood recreational vehicles manufactured August 26, 2011, through August 14, 2013. While the vehicle is moving, shifting cargo may accidentally activate the switch used to deploy the power awning.
CONSEQUENCE:
The awning may unfurl unexpectedly increasing the risk of a crash.


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Quest Trailer Recall, power awning danger

Report Receipt Date: AUG 20, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V376000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17


SUMMARY:
Aluminum Trailer Company (ATC) is recalling certain model year 2013 Quest trailers manufactured February 26, 2013, through April 10, 2013. Due to a design change in the Dometic-brand power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash

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August 29, 2013

Bison Coach Recall

Report Receipt Date: AUG 15, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V363000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 125

SUMMARY:
Navistar is recalling certain model year 2013 Bison Coach Stratus, Stratus Express, Stratus Lite, Trail Express, Trail Hand, and Traveler recreational trailers manufactured February 20, 2013, through May 7, 2013. Due to a design change in the Dometic-brand power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.


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August 26, 2013

Navistar is Recalling Model Year 2013 Bison Coach Stratus Fifth Wheels for Unexpected Unfurling of the Awning.

SUMMARY:
Navistar is recalling certain model year 2013 Bison Coach Stratus, Stratus Express, Stratus Lite, Trail Express, Trail Hand, and Traveler recreational trailers manufactured February 20, 2013, through May 7, 2013. Due to a design change in the Dometic-brand power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.



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August 21, 2013

Adventure III Recall, royal FTBGN Recall, Awning Danger

Report Receipt Date: AUG 08, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V350000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4 
SUMMARY:
OBS Inc. (OBS) is recalling one model year 2013 Adventure III and one Royal RTBGN vehicle; one 2014 Concept bus; and one 2009 Adventure III vehicle. Due to a design change in the Dometic-brand power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash

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Creek Side Timber Ridge Recall, Creek Side Wind River Recall, Creek Side Black Stone Recall, Awning Danger

Creekside Trailer Recall, Awning Screws Risk
Report Receipt Date: AUG 08, 2013 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V357000 
Component(s): EQUIPMENT 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 204 
SUMMARY:
Outdoors RV Manufacturing is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Creek Side trailers manufactured February 27, 2013, through March 11, 2013; model year 2013-2014 Timber Ridge trailers manufactured April 5, 2013, through May 1, 2013; and model year 2013 Wind River trailers manufactured April 3, 2013, through April 19, 2013; and model year 2014 Black Stone trailers manufactured April 24, 2013, through April 25, 2013. Due to a design change in the Dometic-brand power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.

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