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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Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2008-2016 Puma recreational trailers because the may contact the wheel well

SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2008-2016 Puma recreational trailers and toy haulers, models PT20RDC, PT21FBC, PT22RBC, PT26RLC, PT26FBSC, PT21TUC, PT25FBC, PT22RB, PTH21TFU, PTH24THS, PTH25TFS, PTH27SBU, PTH27RLSS, PTH25TFQ, and PTH21TFB, manufactured from June 25, 2007, through March 23, 2016. When the trailer hits a bump, the tire(s) may contact the floor or wheel well and result in tire damage.
CONSEQUENCE:
A damaged tire could deflate and cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a lift kit to add additional clearance to the vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, May 27, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0607. Forest River's recall number for this campaign is 420-06092015-0050.

 

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Forest River, Inc.is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Georgetown recreational vehicles because they are missing the secondary egress window

SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Georgetown recreational vehicles, model GTA369XLF, manufactured from December 8, 2014, through March 22, 2016. A vented window was installed in the rear wall of the vehicle instead of a secondary egress window.
CONSEQUENCE:
Without a secondary egress window, occupants may be trapped in the event of an emergency, increasing the risk of injury or death.
REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will remove the vented window and install an egress window, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, May 27, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-206-7600. Forest River's number for this recall is 15-03232016-0151.


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Forest River, Inc.is recalling its 2013-2016 Puma recreational trailers because when the trailer hits a bump, the tire(s) may contact the floor or wheel well and result in tire damage

SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Puma recreational trailers, models T12RBC, T15UDC, T17QBC, and T18FBC, manufactured from January 1, 2013, through March 1, 2016. When the trailer hits a bump, the tire(s) may contact the floor or wheel well and result in tire damage.
CONSEQUENCE:
A damaged tire could deflate and cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a lift kit to add additional clearance to the vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, May 27, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0607. Forest River's recall number for this campaign is 420-06092015-0050SA.


 
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Wednesday

Forest River, Inc. is recalling its 2016 Cherokee Grey Wolf recreational trailers because the Federal Placard incorrectly indicates the tire and rim size

SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016 Cherokee Grey Wolf recreational trailers manufactured from March 23, 2015, through March 9, 2016. The Federal Placard incorrectly indicates the tire and rim size as ST205/75R15/C Tire(s) with 15X5.0JJ rims. However, the trailer is equipped with ST205/75R14/C Tire(s) with 14X5.5JJ rims. 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 information on the Federal Placard may lead to the operator overloading the vehicle, increasing the risk of a tire blowout and the possibility of a crash.
REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners and will send them a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, May 16, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-541-995-3447 extension 4013. Forest River's recall number for this campaign is 64-03112016-0147.

 

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Monday

Winnebago Towable is recalling its 2016 Instinct trailers because of a misprinted trailer VIN plate

SUMMARY:
Winnebago Towable (Winnebago) is recalling certain 2016 Instinct trailers manufactured January 12, 2016, to February 29, 2016. The affected trailers may have an inadvertent "I" stamped as the fifth character in the VIN number.
CONSEQUENCE:
No direct safety risk exists but an accurate VIN is required to verify trailer applicability for any future safety recalls.
REMEDY:
Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will install a new VIN plate over the incorrect VIN plate, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-574-825-5250.


 


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Winnebago Industries, Inc. is recalling its 2015 Winnebago Adventurer and 2015-2016 Itasca Suncruiser vehicles because the hitch attachment bolts are not properly torqued

SUMMARY:
Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling certain model year 2015 Winnebago Adventurer vehicles manufactured January 16, 2016, to March 8, 2016, and 2015-2016 Itasca Suncruiser vehicles manufactured January 6, 2016, to March 8, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that attach the hitch to the frame were not properly torqued.
CONSEQUENCE:
Improper torquing of the hitch bolts could cause the hitch to detach, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, where necessary, replace the hitch attachment bolts free of charge. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-3535. Winnebago's number for this recall is 140.




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Thor Motor Coach is recalling its 2014-2016 Hurricane and Windsport motor homes because heat from exhaust may melt storage compartment

SUMMARY:
Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Hurricane and Windsport motor homes manufactured January 30, 2013, to March 6, 2015. In the affected motor homes, the vehicle exhaust is located near a storage compartment where heat may build-up, causing the compartment to melt.
CONSEQUENCE:
Heat build-up in the vehicle storage compartment increases the risk of fire.
REMEDY:
TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install a heat shield to prevent heat build-up in the storage compartment. The recall will begin in March 2016. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000112.


 


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Forest River, Inc. is recalling its 2016-2017 Dynamax Rev recreational vehicles and 2016-2017 Coachman Orion recreational vehicles because of intermittent loss of ignition switch contact

SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Dynamax Rev recreational vehicles manufactured from April 1, 2015, through February 15, 2016, and 2016-2017 Coachman Orion recreational vehicles manufactured from May 18, 2015, through December 10, 2015. These vehicles, built on RAM ProMaster chassis, have an ignition switch that may have an intermittent loss of electrical contact.
CONSEQUENCE:
An intermittent loss of contact can result in a vehicle stall and/or a partial or complete loss of air bags, anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control and/or instrument panel cluster. Loss of functionality with any of these safety systems can increase the risk of crash and/or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) dealers will replace the ignition switch contact holder block, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on April 29, 2016. Owners may call the FCA Recall Assistance Center at 1-800-853-1403 or contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-262-3474. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-022242016-0138.




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Friday

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling its 2016 Eagle Half Ton fifth wheels and Eagle travel trailers because the battery positive cable may short

SUMMARY:
Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain model year 2016 Eagle Half Ton fifth wheels and Eagle travel trailers manufactured April 8, 2015, to February 19, 2016. In the affected trailers, the positive cable (B+) connecting the battery box to the roof-mounted solar panel preparation package may not be protected by a circuit breaker.
CONSEQUENCE:
Without circuit protection, the wire may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
REMEDY:
Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will tie the unprotected circuit into a 30amp circuit breaker, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2016. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901286.


 

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Open Range R.V. Company is recalling its 2012-2014 Mesa Ridge and Roamer trailers, and 2013-2014 Light trailers because the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating is incorrect

SUMMARY:
Open Range R.V. Company (Open Range) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Mesa Ridge and Roamer trailers, and 2013-2014 Light trailers manufactured March 23, 2011, to March 20, 2014. In the affected fifth wheel and travel trailers, the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) calculation on the label may be incorrect, which may result in the overloading of the vehicles.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the owners load the trailers based on the incorrect labels, the trailers may be overloaded, resulting in tire failure, and increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Open Range will notify owners and will provide a label with the corrected weight information, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during March 2016. Owners may contact Highland customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Open Range's number for this recall is 9905283.




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Forest River, Inc.is recalling its 2016 Coachmen Galleria because the Federal Placard is incorrect

SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2016 Coachmen Galleria motorhomes manufactured from October 30, 2015, through February 15, 2016. The Federal Placards on the affected vehicles incorrectly lists the number of seatbelts as zero. Additionally, the placards did not factor in the fresh water capacity in the vehicle weight calculation and the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is missing from the label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
CONSEQUENCE:
Without the GVWR listed on the label, the operator may overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 22, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service 1-574-825-8628. Forest River's number for this recall is 225-02102016-0134.


 


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Keystone RV Company is recalling its 2016 Sprinter because the television may fall out of the wall mount




SUMMARY:
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sprinter vehicles manufactured July 28, 2015, to November 19, 2015, and equipped with a Haier television, model 55E2500, mounted to the wall. These televisions may break off of the wall mounting inside the vehicle.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the television falls while people are in the vehicle, there would be an increased risk of injury.
REMEDY:
Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the television, free of charge. The recall began February 23, 2016. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 16-247.





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Highland Ridge RV is recalling its 2015-2016 Highland Toy Hauler, Light, Mesa Ridge, and Roamer because the vehicle weight calculation is incorrect

SUMMARY:
Highland Ridge RV (Highland) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Highland Toy Hauler, Light, Mesa Ridge, and Roamer travel and fifth wheel trailers manufactured May 6, 2014, to August 31, 2015. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating calculation on the label may be incorrect, which can allow the vehicle to be overloaded.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle is overloaded due to incorrect Weight Rating information on the label, tire failure may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Highland will notify owners and will provide a corrected label, free of charge. One model, the HT31RGR Highland Toy Hauler will require two heavier axles installed and five larger tires as well. These repairs will provided free of charge. The recall began on March 22, 2016. Owners may contact Highland customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Highland's number for this recall is 9904283.









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Thursday

Starcraft RV Is Recalling Its 2016 Solstice and Travel Star Fifth Wheels For A Water Heater That May Scald The Operator

SUMMARY:
Starcraft RV (Starcraft) is recalling certain model year 2016 Solstice and Travel Star fifth wheel trailers manufactured July 31, 2015, to September 14, 2015 and equipped with Atwood on demand water heaters. The affected water heaters have a water and gas valve that may cause the water heater to overheat the water in the hot water supply tap.
CONSEQUENCE:
The overheating of the water may result in the release of steam, possibly causing the operator to scald themselves, increasing the risk of injury.
REMEDY:
Starcraft will notify owners, and dealers will install a water flow adjustment stop key that prevents the recall condition from occurring, free of charge. The recall began on March 9, 2016. Owners may contact Starcraft customer service at 1-800-945-4787. Starcraft's number for this recall is 9902282.



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