Law firm seeks RVers with warranty troubles

  TAMPA (Sept. 28, 2016) —  The law firm of Savage Villoch Law, PLLC, wants to interview RV owners who have experienced problems getting their RVs fixed under warranty according to RV Daily Report. The firm has launched an investigation after being approached by RV owners who have had warranty service claims denied or who could not get appointments to have covered items... Read More

Forest River recalling some Viking trailers

Forest River, Inc., is recalling certain model year 2017 Coachmen Viking recreational trailers manufactured May 31, 2016 to August 23, 2016. The affected RVs may be missing a wire clip that retains the gas lift roof struts to the mounting bracket. Without the wire retaining clip, the roof lifting strut could detach from the mounting bracket, allowing one side of the... Read More

Keystone recalls 52,000 trailers due to faulty A/C wiring

  Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain model year 2011-2017 Bullet and Passport recreational trailers. The affected vehicles are equipped with an air conditioner LCD thermostat that may not be properly wired. There are 51,585 trailers involved. If the thermostat is wired improperly, any damage to the thermostat wiring may result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of... Read More

Some 2014-2017 Winnebagos recalled for fire hazard

  Winnebago Industries, Inc., is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 Itasca Cambria, 2015-2017 Winnebago ERA, Travato, Fuse, Aspect, and Vista recreational vehicles, and 2015-2016 Itasca Sunstar recreational vehicles manufactured May 6, 2014, to April 22, 2016. The affected vehicles have a power cord connection to the automatic transfer switch (ATS) that may not be properly tightened. Approximately 3,800 vehicles are... Read More

Airstream announces its lightest model ever

  Airstream has announced the launch of its newest and lightest travel trailer, the Basecamp. According to a news release, the trailer is built with an aggressive departure angle, making uneven terrain accessible and towing easier. Other features include: Convertible rear space designed to adapt for eating, sleeping, lounging or storing  gear Large rear cargo hatch and flexible storage space with tie downs Bathroom... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for August 2016

  WASHINGTON: Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for August 2016 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 Cruiser RV... Read More

Forest River recalls trailers over clearance issue

  Forest River is recalling certain model year 2017 Cherokee travel trailers, models CCKT16BHS, CCKT16FQ and CCKT17CJ, manufactured April 15, 2016, to July 28, 2016. The affected vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the bottom of the trailer and the top of the tire and, during use, the tire may make contact, possibly damaging the tire. A damaged tire may... Read More

Jayco recalls some RVs for defective shower curtains

  Jayco is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Redhawk motorhomes manufactured August 1, 2012, to June 24, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with shower curtains that may not adequately resist catching fire in the presence of an ignition source. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 302, “Flammability... Read More

Heartland recalling travel trailers for fire hazard

  Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Wilderness and Mallard travel trailers, 2015-2017 Elkridge fifth wheel travel trailers, and 2017 Sundance and Torque travel trailers. The affected vehicles have an LED light on the front cap of the camper that may short circuit and overheat. Approximately 4,500 RVs are affected by the recall. If the light overheats... Read More

Jayco recalling some Alante and Precept motorhomes

  Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Alante and Precept motorhomes manufactured October 13, 2014, to June 23, 2016. The affected vehicles have a driver seat that may loosen and detach from the seat base as a result of the seat having been swiveled around. The potential number of RVs affected is 1,230. If the seat detaches from the seat base while... Read More