Recall to fix trailer slideouts that may extend while towing

  Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling 1,662 model year 2017-2018 Imagine travel trailers. The screws that secure the slide room mechanism columns may shear, allowing the slide room to extend while the trailer is being towed. SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE MONTHLY RV RECALLS NEWSLETTER or any of the other free newsletters from RVtravel.com Grand Design will... Read More

Thousands of Winnebago, Itasca motorhomes recalled

  The Axxess radio volume control module on more than 5,000 model year 2014-2017 Winnebago and Itasca motorhomes may affect electrical system functions, possibly causing an engine shutdown, power loss, illumination of malfunction indicator warning lights, and interfere with the restraint system. These scenarios could increase the risk of crash or increase the risk of injury in the event of a... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for April 2017

  Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for April 2017 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 Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain... Read More

Thor recalls some 2017 motorhomes

  Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2017 Ace, Hurricane, and Windsport motorhomes. The weight rating labels for the tow hitches on these vehicles indicate a 10,000 pound weight capacity when the actual hitch capacity is 8,000 pounds. If a person follows the weight limit as provided by the incorrect label, the motorhome may experience drivability issues and/or structural damage... Read More

Tiffin recalls motorhomes: steering could fail

  Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling 154 model year 2017 Allegro Breeze motorhomes. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. If loose ball joints are not detected, they may eventually separate from their mating part, which could result in a loss of steering control. This... Read More

Early-bird discount available for July FMCA rally

    Plans are taking shape for Family Motor Coach Association’s 96th International Convention and RV Expo, scheduled for July 12 through 15, 2017, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center in Indianapolis. An early-bird discount of $30 is available on registrations before May 13. An FMCA convention and RV expo features displays of the latest motorhomes and nearly... Read More

Big Tiffin motorhome recall: tow hitch may detach

  Tiffin Motorhomes is recalling nearly 5,000 model year 2011-2016 Allegro Open Road motorhomes. The tow hitch on the vehicles may detach from the coach under heavy loading or hard braking conditions. Under such conditions the hitch and attached tow vehicle could become disconnected from the coach causing a potential crash or causing another vehicle to come in contact with detachment and... Read More

Newmar recall: Problem could cause steering loss

  Newmar Corporation is recalling 600 model year 2017-2018 Dutch Star, 2016-2018 Mountain Aire and London Aire, and 2012-2018 Essex and King Aire motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. If loose ball joints are not detected they may eventually... Read More

Feds back-step on propane inspection rules

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris In early February we brought out a “heads-up” notice to RVers who use “portable” LP cylinders. These are Department of Transportation-certified cylinders, commonly used on travel trailers, fifth wheels and truck campers. Motorhome LP tanks use a different certification method, and weren’t the owners we were reaching out to. At that time we... Read More

Entegra Coach recalling 1,727 motorhomes

  Entegra Coach is recalling 1,727 model year 2012-2013 and 2015-2018 Anthem; 2013 and 2017-2018 Aspire; and 2012-2018 Cornerstone motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. Affected coaches 2012 Anthem and Cornerstone 2013 Anthem, Aspire and Cornerstone 2014 Cornerstone... Read More