Forest River recalls trailers for misplaced marker lights

Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Cherokee trailers. The amber side marker lights are not located as far to the front as feasible on the vehicle. Additionally, the vehicles may also be missing the intermediate side reflex reflectors located at, or near, the midpoint of the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor... Read More

Newmar recalls some motorhomes for headlight issue

Newmar is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ventana, Ventana LE and Dutchstar motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis. The low beam headlights do not also illuminate as intended when the high beam headlights are activated, reducing the driver’s visibility. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and... Read More

Has Good Sam Man been hijacked by Gander Man?

By Chuck Woodbury Good Sam Club CEO Marcus Lemonis, also head of Camping World, with ownership in about 100 other businesses, recently purchased the bankrupt Gander Mountain store chain, now called Gander Outdoors, and has begun to reopen 69 of the chain’s stores across the United States.. The business tycoon’s rise to fame and fortune started with his purchase of... Read More

Forest River RVs recalled: tongue jack could malfunction

Forest River is recalling 1,077 model year 2018 Rockwood and Flagstaff, and Coachmen Freedom Express travel trailers and 2017-2018 Palomino and XLR ToyHauler and Coachmen Viking trailers equipped with a Smart-Jack model power tongue jack. The laminated plastic touch pad on the jack may crack or separate allowing water to enter, potentially causing the jack to operate unintentionally. If the... Read More

It’s official: RV shipments in 2017 topped half-million

The following is a news release from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association RESTON, Va.–(January 29, 2018) — The comeback story of the U.S. RV industry began to be written in 2010 and, according to annual shipment statistics released today by the RV Industry Association (RVIA), another record-setting chapter was published in 2017. For the first time in more than four... Read More