Keystone RV recall: Stabilizer jacks could fall off during transit

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling 1,890 model year 2017-2018 Keystone Cougar Western Edition travel trailers. The stabilizer jacks may not have been properly welded to the chassis frame, possibly resulting in the jacks detaching from the trailer during transit. If the manual stabilizer jacks should do that there’s an increased risk of personal injury and property damage. The investigation... Read More

Free entry to National Parks on Veterans Day weekend

The National Park Service will commemorate Veterans Day and the service of American military members past and present with special events and free admission in parks throughout the country this coming weekend, November 11 and 12. “More than 100 national parks have direct connections to American military history, including frontier forts and Cold War sites, battlefields and national cemeteries, memorials... Read More

FMCA to announce today new Internet data plan

(Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017) — FMCA, the Family Motor Coach Association, will announce a new benefit today to its 74,000 motorhome owner-members, a new data plan from Verizon. Here are the details as they were provided to a few days ago (with instructions to hold any mention of this until today). Complete details should be forthcoming from FMCA later... Read More

Keystone recalls some 2018 toy hauler RVs

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2018 Carbon, Fuzion, and Raptor triple axle toy haulers. The RVs may have an incorrectly welded suspension equalizer that can result in the suspension’s failure while traveling. If the suspension fails, the trailer’s handling would be affected, increasing the risk of a crash. Keystone has notified owners, and dealers will replace the equalizer with... Read More

Forest River recalling some 2018 Puma trailers

Forest River, Inc. is recalling 742 model year 2018 Puma travel trailers. When installing and tightening the wheels on the trailers, the plastic wheel center cap was found to interfere with the torque specification, preventing the wheels from being properly tightened. If the wheels were not properly tightened, they may loosen and detach while the trailer is moving, increasing the... Read More

California fire victims to get RVs for temporary housing

Northern California’s Sonoma County and the city of Santa Rosa are working with state and federal partners to provide safe, immediate, transitional, and long-term housing to assist residents who were displaced by the recent tragic fires and stabilize the immediate housing crisis faced by residents. Nearly 5,000 residential units were destroyed. The Board of Supervisors has approved leasing 80 existing... Read More

Kidde recalls 40 million fire extinguishers

  November 2, 2017: United States Consumer Product Safety Commission: Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported   This recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers. The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and... Read More

Thor recalls some 2017-2018 motorhomes for label issue

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Challenger, Axis, Chateau, Four Winds, Hurricane, Miramar, Palazzo, Tuscany, Vegas, Venetian, and Windsport motorhomes. The cargo carrying capacity (CCC) label on these vehicles may indicate an incorrect water capacity for the water heater/fresh water tank. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS)... Read More

FMCA slashes rate for roadside assistance plan

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) has rolled out new pricing for its Roadside Rescue plan, available exclusively to its members. For $69 a year, members gain access to an RV plan that provides benefits that include towing to the nearest qualified repair center, lockout assistance, vehicle fluid delivery, tire service, winch-out service, trip routing, and more. Members may also... Read More