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DRV 5th Wheel RV's recalled for electrical circuit board overheating

Do you own one of these potential lemon DRV coaches?
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
DRV ELITE 2011
DRV MOBILE 2011
DRV SELECT 2011
Manufacturer: DRV SUITES Mfr's Report Date: APR 04, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V236000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
Potential Number of Units Affected: 92
Summary:
 DRV IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 SELECT, MOBILE AND ELITE SUITE 5TH WHEEL RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ITC 4 WIRE DIMMER SWITCHES. THE DIMMER CIRCUIT BOARD OVERHEATS DURING USE CAUSING THE CIRCUIT BOARD AND DIMMER HOUSING TO MELT AND DEFORM. AS THE DIMMER SWITCH FAILS, THE LIGHTS MAY BECOME INOPERABLE OR NOT WORK CORRECTLY AND THERE MAY BE A NOTICEABLE SMOKE OR BURNING SMELL.
Consequence:
 THE FAILURE OF THE DIMMER SWITCH WILL CAUSE THE LIGHTS TO STOP DIMMING AND/OR WORKING. AN OVERHEATED SWITCH CAN ALSO LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DIMMER SWITCHES

DRV usually makes a pretty good coach but obviously these switches may be some bad parts. To see if your coach is covered, call your DRV dealer or the factory and find out.

And if you've got a lemon DRV or another brand lemon recreational vehicle, and your dealer isn't helping you, call us toll free at 1.888.331.6422 for help getting your money back or a new coach - or just to get it fixed, if that's what you want. And remember, getting rid of lemon rv's is what we do. Making the manufacturer pay your attorney fees too is only fair.