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Forest River Charleston Recall

2008 Forest River Charleston
2009 Forest River Charleston

FOREST RIVER CHARLESTON 2008-2009
Manufacturer: FOREST RIVER, INC. Mfr's Report Date: FEB 05, 2010

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
10V079000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected:
456
Summary:

 FOREST RIVER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 AND 2009 CHARLESTON MOTOR HOMES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN AUGUST 16, 2007 AND SEPTEMBER 23, 2008, EQUIPPED WITH KONGSBERG AUTOMOTIVE ADJUSTABLE BRAKE PEDALS. THE ADJUSTABLE BRAKE PEDAL ARM MAY LOOSEN ALLOWING THE ARM TO ROTATE AROUND ITS SHAFT AND SWING IN FRONT OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, REDUCING BRAKING FUNCTION.
Consequence:

 A LOOSE BRAKE PEDAL INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:

 FOREST RIVER IS WORKING WITH FREIGHTLINER TO NOTIFY OWNERS. REPAIRS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY FREIGHTLINER.

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