Four major cities to ban all diesel vehicles

  That diesel motorhome or truck you’re driving may be a dinosaur in the making. The leaders of four major cities, from Europe to Central America, are planning to ban all diesel vehicles by the middle of the next decade, the BBC reported. Time will tell if the movement reaches cities in North America. In the U.K., campaigners are calling... Read More

Thor recalling RVs for possible electrical short

  Thor Motor Coach is recalling 528 model year 2014-2016 Tuscany motorhomes, models 40DX, 40KQ, 40RX, 42GX, 42WX, 44MT, 45AT and 45LT, manufactured April 11, 2013, to October 12, 2015. Water may leak into the keyless entry module and cause an electrical short in the affected vehicles. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire. TMC will notify owners, and... Read More

Ford recalls 650,000 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles

  From Ford Motor Company Press Release (December 2, 2016) — Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate seat belt anchor pretensioner cables Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 650,000 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate front driver and passenger seat belt anchor pretensioners to... Read More

New floorplans for Fleetwood, Holiday Rambler, others

  This article is based on a news release. (December 1, 2016) — REV Recreation Group is showcasing the Holiday Rambler Navigator, an all-new Class A diesel motorhome, as well as 14 new floorplans across REV’s four-brand lineup at RVIA National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., this week. In addition to the Navigator model, Holiday Rambler will showcase five... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for Nov. 2016

  WASHINGTON: Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for November 2016 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information has been gleaned from the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. This is NOT a complete list of all vehicles and related equipment recalled. UNITED STATES RECALLS RECREATION VEHICLES Daimler Trucks North America, LLC... Read More

More than 17,500 older Sprinter vehicles recalled

  Daimler Vans USA is recalling more than 17,500 model year 2003-2006 Dodge and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans manufactured June 30, 2003, to August 31, 2006. The instrument cluster on the affected vehicles fails to illuminate the brake warning lamp in the instrument cluster during the vehicle start up bulb-function check. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the... Read More

Some 2017 Entegra Coach motorhomes recalled

  Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2017 Aspire, Anthem, Cornerstone and Insignia motorhomes manufactured April 15, 2016, to October 25, 2016 and built on Spartan Motors chassis. The throttle circuit wires on the affected vehicles may not have been twisted to cancel out electromagnetic interference, and as a result, interference may cause the throttle signal to be higher or lower... Read More

Keystone RV recalls more than 6,200 fifth wheels

  Keystone RV Company is recalling 6,252 model year 2015-2016 Keystone Carbon, Fuzion, Impact, Raptor, and Dutchmen Voltage toy hauler fifth wheels equipped with aluminum black ladders manufactured by Christianson Industries. The affected ladders have retractable hinges, each with a welded ‘top hat’ that can separate from the hinge. If the hinges separate from the ladder while in use, the ladder... Read More

Beware of buying trailers stolen in Illinois

  Crime investigators in Madison County, Illinois, fear an unsuspecting RV buyer could end up getting ripped off. Three camper trailers were recently stolen in the area and police fear the thieves will try to sell them to unsuspecting buyers on a website such as Craigslist. The three camper trailers were stolen either late on the night of November 19th or early in... Read More

Thor, Winnebago debut 2017 model changes

  (Nov. 29, 2016) — The 2016 RV Industry Trade Show began today in Louisville, Kentucky. Thor and Winnebago issued news releases about their 2017 RVs to be debuted at the once-a-year event. Here is the very brief overview of models and floor plans as supplied by the PR departments at each company. Thor: •Aria 3401 – Campground friendly diesel pusher featuring king... Read More