Where to complain about bad RVs, dealers, service, RV parks

This page has moved. Click here for updated information. Here’s an ever-expanding list of resources where you can report, share or discuss your problems with RV manufacturers or dealers. This is a work in progress, and we invite your suggestions for other resources to include. Send them to chuck@rvtravel.com Step One: If you have a problem with your RV you cannot…

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Forest River recalls trailers: Propane tank could detach

Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Cherokee Wolf Pup travel trailers, models CKTR15SW-D, CKTR16BHS-D, CKTR16FQ-D, CKTR18RJB-D and CKTR18TO-D. These trailers have single propane bottle brackets with two mounting legs that may break at the mounting point. If the LP bottle ring bracket breaks, the propane cylinder may detach from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury or…

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Horrifying fire tornado killed Redding firefighter

An unimagined, unprecedented, and profoundly horrifying fire tornado (or firenado) was determined to be the cause of death of a Redding firefighter who died on July 26 as the fast-growing Carr Fire hit its apex. Death came in an instant in the most intense tornado ever in the state, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday. The monster tornado with a base the size of…

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“Red tide” decimates SW Florida’s marine life

If you have been RVing along Florida’s southwestern coast you have likely noticed the toxic algae bloom known as the “red tide” that has persisted for months and is taking a deadly toll on marine wildlife. In response, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in seven coastal counties affected by the algae, reported Woodall’s. The executive order…

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UPDATE: Carr and Mendocino Complex fires continue to grow

The struggle continues to contain the two largest Northern California wildfires, and though firefighters contain more of the fires each day they continue to grow, reports KGO ABC7. The deadly Carr Fire in Shasta and Trinity Counties continues to grow after destroying more than 214,000 acres. It’s now 71 percent contained. The massive fire has been going since July 23.…

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Keystone RV recall: Propane tank could fall off trailers

Keystone RV is recalling certain 2019 Keystone Summerland travel trailers, models 1800BH, 1760BH, and 1750RD. These trailers have single propane bottle brackets with two mounting legs that may break at the mounting point. If the LP bottle ring bracket breaks, the propane cylinder may detach from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury or crash. Keystone will notify owners, and…

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Minnesota campground open after Cryptosporidium outbreak

It’s good news for regular campers at Shades of Sherwood campground in Zymbrota, Minn., after a recent report from the Minnesota Department of Health cited a cryptosporidium outbreak and linked it to the campground. After following suggested MDH protocols and closing the nearby pond, owner Mike Thoreson said Shades of Sherwood has been open for business for campers. Dozens of…

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