Newmar recalls motorhomes for taillight problem

Newmar is recalling certain 2018 Essex motorhomes. The taillights on these vehicles may loosen and detach from the vehicle while driving. If the vehicle’s taillights were to separate, it could result in following motorists to be unaware of the driver’s intentions, which could increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or property damage. Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will…

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Forest River recalls toy haulers for wrong safety chains

Forest River is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River XLR Toyhaulers, models XLT25KW, XLT25KW-W, XLT28KW and XLT28KW-W. The safety chains on these vehicles do not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of the trailer. In the event of a trailer becoming uncoupled from the tow vehicle, if the safety chains fail, the trailer may separate, increasing the risk of a…

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Zion National Park campground opens as “reservations only”

In another sign of our crowded times, Zion National Park’s South Campground will open tomorrow (March 1, 2018) as a reservations-only campground. The Utah park previously kept some spaces available as first-come, first-served. But even then, in the busy season, RVers and other campers were in line at 5 a.m. hoping for a campsite. Zion is currently considering a policy…

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Keystone RV recalls trailers for improperly sealed fridge

Keystone RV Company is recalling 312 model year 2018 Summerland travel trailers, model 1800BH. The vehicles may have an improperly sealed refrigerator compartment, possibly allowing carbon monoxide or propane gas to enter the living area. If carbon monoxide or propane enters the living quarters, there would be an increased risk of injury to the occupants. Keystone will notify owners, and…

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Lance recalls trailers for power tongue jack issue

Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. is recalling 2,054 model year 2018 travel trailers, models 1475, 1575, 1685, 1995, 2185, 2285, 2295, 2375 and 2465, 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 jack retracts or extends…

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