Sprinter vans/motorhomes recalled for drive shaft issue

  (March 16, 2017) — Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling 1,248 model year 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The bracket for the center support bearing of the drive shaft may not have been properly welded. Daimler AG (DAG), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter Vans, has determined that... Read More

Recalls issued on eight American Coach models

  (March 12, 2017) — REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling 525 model year 2015-2016 American Coach American Heritage and American Tradition motorhomes, 2015-2017 American Coach American Revolution and American Coach American Eagle motorhomes, 2016 American Coach American Allegiance motorhomes, 2016-2017 American Coach American Dream motorhomes and 2017 Holiday Rambler Diplomat and Holiday Rambler Scepter motorhomes. The support for the... Read More

Fleetwood recalls 742 RVs for fire, explosion risk

  REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling 742 model year 2015 Fleetwood Bounder Classic motorhomes, 2015-2016 Fleetwood Terra motorhomes, 2016-2017 Fleetwood Storm, Holiday Rambler Admiral XE and Fleetwood Flair motorhomes, and 2017 Holiday Rambler Vacationer XE motorhomes. The affected vehicles, equipped with an Onan 5.5 kilowatt generator, have an external fuel pump and in-line fuel filter that may have been... Read More

Winnebago recalls Travato RVs for LP issue

  (March 3, 2017) — Winnebago Industries, Inc. is recalling 1,058 model year 2016-2017 Travato motorhomes. The liquid propane (LP) hose may contact the emergency brake cable, potentially damaging it and causing it to leak propane. According to the recall report from Winnebago: “On January 8th, we intercepted a internet communication from a customer claiming to have developed and LP... Read More

Airplane on steroids? It looks like it!

  That’s Gail in the bottom right of the photo. She’s standing next to a NASA “Super Guppy” now mothballed and on display at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona. The four-engine cargo plane is just shy of half a football field long, about five stories high, with a cargo carrying capacity of 54,000 pounds. There are bigger planes (a Boeing 747-400, for example, stretches 231... Read More