Forest River RV recalls some motorhomes on Freightliner chassis

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling 416 model year 2016-2017 Forest River Berkshire, 2012-2017 Forest River Charleston, 2013-2015 Coachmen Cross Country and Pathfinder, and 2014-2015 Glaval Synergy motorhomes built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) chassis. The power steering hose on the affected vehicles may be routed incorrectly, and, as a result, the hose may rub against the power…

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Surge Guard debuts ‘new generation’ of surge protectors

This article is based on a press release from Surge Guard. Southwire Company, LLC’s newest innovation, the Surge Guard® 50A Model 34950, is an upgrade to the company’s current RV line of surge protectors featuring patent pending technology to detect electrical issues within the RV.  “Our goal is to provide the highest level of electrical protection for RV owners to…

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What we learned about you last week (March 10-16)

By Chuck Woodbury RV park owners, take note: We asked our readers to name the top three amenities they prefer when choosing an RV park. Right about one-third answered “extra room between campsites,” followed by “park grounds appearance/cleanliness.” Ten years ago we suspect many would have listed cable TV. But no more: Only 5 percent of you consider that very…

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Triple E recalls motorhomes for incorrect weight labels

Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling 792 model year 2017-2018 Unity, Wonder and Serenity motorhomes. The occupant and cargo carrying capacity (OCCC) and tire labels may have been incorrectly calculated, resulting in an indicated higher cargo capacity than actual. The incorrect label can result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of crash. Triple E will notify owners, and…

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Keystone recalls trailers for potential propane leak

Keystone RV is recalling nearly 2,000 model year 2018 Keystone Passport, Summerland and Hideout, Dutchmen Aspen Trail and Coleman, and Crossroads Zinger recreational trailers. These vehicles are equipped with Norcold N306 mini refrigerators that may have a loose or missing propane gas valve test port screw. When using the Norcold mini refrigerator on gas mode if the test port screw…

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Newmar recalls motorhomes for taillight problem

Newmar is recalling certain 2018 Essex motorhomes. The taillights on these vehicles may loosen and detach from the vehicle while driving. If the vehicle’s taillights were to separate, it could result in following motorists to be unaware of the driver’s intentions, which could increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or property damage. Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will…

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