Thor recalls motorhomes. Wipers installed wrong

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 1,105 model year 2014-2016 Ace, Challenger, Daybreak, Hurricane, Miramar, Outlaw, Windsport, Palazzo, Tuscany, and Tuscany XTE motorhomes. The windshield system is installed or secured incorrectly, which could cause the wipers to fail. Although some of the vehicles included in this recall have previously been remedied under recalls 17V-096 or 17V-162, the vehicles may need... Read More

Ultralight trailers recalled: axles installed backwards

Cruiser RV (Cruiser) is recalling certain 2018 Shadow Cruiser Ultra Lite trailers, models ID225RBS, ID240BHS, ID263RLS, ID279DBS, ID280QBS and ID289RBS. The axles on the vehicles were installed backwards, possibly reducing the braking ability or causing the brakes to temporarily lock up. Improper brake function can increase the risk of a crash. Cruiser has notified owners, and dealers will correct the... Read More

Highland Ridge recalls some Open Road 5th wheels

Highland Ridge is recalling 242 model year 2018 Open Range 3X fifth wheel trailers. The labels on the RVs may not list the correct tire size information of 235/85R16. As such, the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” If the tire size information is incorrect, the... Read More

Big recall on Dodge pickup trucks

Chrysler is recalling 443,712 model year 2013-2017 RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines that have Concentric-brand water pumps without a vent hole. These water pumps may leak coolant. The leaking water pump can increase the risk of an engine compartment fire. Chrysler will notify owners,... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for September 2017

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for September 2017 and related equipment we feel is 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. Sign up for RVtravel.com’s new monthly newsletter about RV electricity. COMING THIS... Read More

Forest River recalls some trailers for wrong tire info

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2018 Prime Time Tracer travel trailers. The Federal Placard on these vehicles may not list the correct tire pressure information of 65 PSI and 448 kPa. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims,” and the requirements... Read More

Thor recalls some popular 2014-2016 motorhomes

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 1,105 model year 2014-2016 Ace, Challenger, Daybreak, Hurricane, Miramar, Outlaw, Windsport, Palazzo, Tuscany, and Tuscany XTE motorhomes. The windshield wipers may fail due to the system being incorrectly installed or secured. If the windshield wipers cannot be used, driver visibility would be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash. TMC will notify owners, and... Read More

Forest River recalls some 5th wheels for improper install

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Prime Time Wildcat fifth-wheel trailers. The water heater may have been installed too close to the underside of the slideout possibly allowing carbon monoxide to enter the vehicle. If carbon monoxide entered the vehicle through the slideout opening, it can increase the risk of injury. Forest River will notify owners, and... Read More

Forest River recalls some Prime Time fifth wheels

Forest River is recalling certain 2017-2018 Prime Time Wildcat fifth-wheel trailers. The water heater may have been installed too close to the underside of the slideout, possibly allowing carbon monoxide to enter the vehicle. If carbon monoxide enters the vehicle through the slideout opening, it can increase the risk of injury. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install... Read More

Nearly half-million Ram pickup trucks recalled – possible fire risk

From press release September 19, 2017 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US LLC) is voluntarily recalling an estimated 443,712 U.S.-market heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks to inspect and replace, if necessary, their water pumps.   Affected are model-year 2013-17 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups; and 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs.   Customer feedback prompted an FCA US investigation that... Read More

Winnebago’s “Revel” aimed at outdoor enthusiasts

  By Emily Woodbury STAFF WRITER This week, Winnebago announced five new RVs at its open house in Elkhart. The Revel, in my opinion, is the most impressive (only because it seems like the perfect fit for my outdoorsy lifestyle). This new, compact class B motorhome makes it easy for people to spend more time “off the grid.” Designed specifically for... Read More