Forest River recalls some ’18 trailers for furnace issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Prime Time Crusader and Sanibel travel trailers. A bracket used to secure the furnace in place may be missing, allowing the furnace to shift, possibly resulting in the fresh air intake and the furnace exhaust tubes being misaligned with the furnace. If the tubes are misaligned, carbon monoxide could enter the passenger compartment, increasing... Read More

Thor recalls some ’18 motorhomes for missing heat shield

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2018 Freedom Traveler motorhomes, model A27. These vehicles may be missing a heat shield between the liquid propane (LP) tank and the generator exhaust pipe. TMC has notified owners, and dealers will install the missing heat shield, free of charge. The recall began on January 12, 2018. Owners may contact TMC customer service... Read More

Gulf Stream recalls 3,034 RVs for bad fire extinguisher

Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. (Gulf Stream) is recalling 3,034 model year 2011-2012 Endura Max fifth wheel, Matrix, Matrix fifth wheel, Yellowstone, Canyon Trail, Aztec, Ridgeline, Mako, Executive Ridgeline, Explorer, Stream-Lite Sport, Stream-Lite Explorer, Gulf Breeze, Gulf Breeze Sport, Visa, Gulf Breeze Explorer, Capri, Northern Express, Champaign Gulf Breeze, Champaign Stream-Lite, Conquest, Innsbrook, Special Edition, Track and Trail, Amerilite, Amerilite Super-Lite, Kingsport... Read More

Forest River recalls 3,297 trailers for improper wiring

Forest River is recalling 3,297 model year 2015-2018 Cascade and Cherokee travel trailers. The trailer wiring may have been improperly routed, allowing the wires to be pinched between the chassis and the vehicle body. Pinched wires could short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the trailers, rerouting the wires, as... Read More

Forest River recalls some Surveyor trailers for fire risk

Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Surveyor trailers, models SVT266RLDS, SVT285IKDS, SVT285IKLE, SVT323BHLE, SVT33KRETS, SVT33KRLOK and SVT33KRLTS. These vehicles were built with a circuit breaker that allows more current that the wiring can handle. The incorrect circuit breaker can cause the wiring to melt, increasing the risk of a fire. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a... Read More

RVing News for January 13–19, 2018

January 13–19, 2018 FROM RVTRAVEL.COM New at Amazon: Great deals, $10 or less with free shipping (even without Prime) Return to this week’s newsletter (#829) Read last week’s news RV owners who register their motorhomes through a Montana Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) arrangement may be finding some of the luster is tarnishing. New laws recently enacted have tacked on a... Read More

RV water: How fresh is “fresh” water?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Having your RV sitting in the driveway, “ready to roll” on a spur-of-the-moment trip, is one of the gifts of our lifestyle. Got propane and gas in the tanks? Holding tanks empty? If you keep a few clothes in the rig, some non-perishable food items, and grab whatever else from your house fridge, your... Read More