March RV Recalls

by RV Daily Report 19th March 2018


Forest River recalls 65 RVs for no hazard lights when key is off

 

WASHINGTON — Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Glaval Bus Commute transit buses built on a 2018 Ford Transit van chassis. The hazard lights on these vehicles may not illuminate or flash when the ignition is turned off. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

 

Remedy

 

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will wire the hazard warning signal flashers into their programmable relay power centers, free of charge. The recall began on March 2. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-343-5111. Forest River’s number for this recall is 35-0649. SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 


Forest River recalls 157 RVs for insufficient safety chains installed

 

WASHINGTON — Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River XLR Toyhauler recreational trailers, models XLT25KW, XLT25KW-W, XLT28KW and XLT28KW-W. The safety chains on these vehicles do not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of the trailer.

 

Remedy

 

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the safety chains with chains that exceed the vehicle’s GVWR, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 23. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0432. Forest River’s number for this recall is 45-0645. SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 


Forest River recalls 9 RVs for water that may enter the trailer tow module

 

WASHINGTON — Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Crossfit vehicles, models CFB22CF, CFB22CFEB and CFB22DF, built on Ford Transit chassis equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner.

 

Remedy

 

Forest River has notified owners, and Ford or Lincoln dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver’s door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle’s wiring harness, free of charge. The recall began on February 27, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-825-8590 or Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Forest River’s number for this recall is 225-0647. SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 


 


Keystone RV Company recalls 1747 RVs for incorrectly installed GFCI receptacal

 

WASHINGTON — Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2018 Crossroads Zinger and Longhorn recreational trailers. The ground wire at the GFCI receptacle may be improperly installed, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

 

Remedy

 

Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connection at the GFCI receptacle, correcting the ground wire connection as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 12, 2018. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-314. SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 


Keystone RV Company recalls 312 RVs for improperly sealed refrigerator compartment

 

WASHINGTON — Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2018 Summerland recreational trailers, model 1800BH. These vehicles may have an improperly sealed refrigerator compartment, possibly allowing carbon monoxide or propane gas to enter the living area.

 

Remedy

 

Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will remove the refrigerator, seal the compartment and reinstall the refrigerator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 12, 2018. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-312. SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 


 


Thor Motor Coach recalls 65 RVs for insufficient seat belt strength

 

WASHINGTON — Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Outlaw recreational vehicles, model 29J. The sofa seat belt bracket may not meet the strength requirements and may not adequately restrain an occupant in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.”

 

Remedy

 

TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install a new bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 19, 2018. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000151. SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Monday, 19th March 2018, 03:00pm.
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