RVillage announces second rally

RVillage.com, a social media platform similar to Facebook but for RVers only, will hold its second national rally March 27-31, 2019, at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. The 101,000-member organization held its first rally last May in Elkhart, Indiana. About 250 coaches were on hand. “Rally 2.0” will feature typical rally activities including seminars…

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Keystone recalls trailers to replace incorrect safety chains

Keystone RV is recalling certain 2018-2019 Dutchmen Aerolite trailers. The trailer has a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 9,680 pounds, however, the safety chains are rated at 7,600 pounds. The lower-rated safety chains may fail if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 7,600-pound-rated…

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Good Sam membership closes in on two-million mark

By Chuck Woodbury COMMENTARY BY THE EDITOR An article in the Motley Fool this week reported that membership in the Good Sam Club has grown to 1.92 million, an all-time high. Traditional benefits to club members have almost vanished in recent years, with local chapters struggling to survive as their members grow old and die. The club’s popular rallies were…

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Keystone recalls trailers: Wrong rim size designation

Keystone RV is recalling certain 2018-2019 Dutchmen Aerolite travel trailers, models 2133RB and 2423BH. The Federal Certification Label incorrectly indicates a rim size of 14X5.5J when the correct rim size is 14X5J. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification” and can create a safety risk. The incorrect rim designation on the…

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KZRV recalls trailer: Propane gas may leak from outdoor cooktop

KZRV is recalling 500 model year 2018-2019 KZRV Sportsmen travel trailers. Propane gas may leak at the back of the outside kitchen cooktop. A gas leak at the outside kitchen cooktop can increase the risk of a fire. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact KZRV…

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Jayco recalls trailers: Generator exhaust could enter RV

Jayco is recalling certain 2018 Jayco Octane travel trailers, models VH and VF, equipped with an optional generator. During production, the generator exhaust pipe may not have been installed, allowing the generator’s exhaust to enter the trailer. If exhaust were to enter the trailer, it can increase the risk of injury. Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will install any…

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