Jayco recalls travel trailers for brake defect

Jayco is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Jay Feather, Jay Flight, Jay Flight SLX, Eagle, White Hawk, and Octane travel trailers manufactured January 5, 2016, to July 18, 2016, equipped with a Sway Command anti-sway system. When connected to certain tow vehicles that have an integrated brake controller, and after the anti-sway system has applied the trailer brakes in response... Read More

Newmar recalls motorhomes for brake problem

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Dutch Star and Mountain Aire and 2015-2016 London Aire and Essex motorhomes manufactured January 28, 2013, to December 14, 2015 and built on a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) chassis. The throttle pedal position sensor on the affected vehicles may not return to zero, causing the engine brake to suddenly not... Read More

Forest River recalling some 2013–2016 toyhaulers

Forest River is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 XLR toyhaulers manufactured August 28, 2012, to November 5, 2015. These vehicles may have an axle equalizer knurled bolt (axle shackle locating bolt) that may not be properly seated in the chassis axle hanger. If the equalizer knurled bolt is not installed properly, the bolt may not properly secure the axle, allowing... Read More

Winnebago recalls motorhomes for brake issue

(July 25, 2016) — Winnebago is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Winnebago Tour motorhomes manufactured May 25, 2013, to November 25, 2015, and Itasca Ellipse motorhomes manufactured May 25, 2013, to November 18, 2015. The throttle pedal position sensor on the affected vehicles may not return to zero, causing the engine brake to suddenly not activate as expected, reducing the... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for June 2016

WASHINGTON: Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for June 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 Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is... Read More

Forest River recalling certain Flagstaff, Work N’ Play trailers

(July 9, 2016) — Forest River is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Flagstaff trailers manufactured from August 11, 2015, through October 27, 2015, and Work N’ Play trailers manufactured from October 25, 2015, through May 6, 2016. The MB Sturgis liquid propane (LP) regulator on the vehicles may allow propane gas to leak into the regulator sight glass causing it to... Read More

Jayco acquired by Thor

(July 1, 2016) — Thor Industries today announced the acquisition of Jayco for approximately $576 million in cash. This transaction represents a unique and significant opportunity to enhance the growth of Thor and advance the company’s strategic focus on growing its RV business, the release noted. In particular, Jayco brings complementary products in travel trailers, folding camping trailers, higher-end diesel... Read More

Some Forest River trailers recalled for incorrect tires

June 27, 2016 Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016 Stealth Evo travel trailers, models CSJT280RKS and CSJT290QBS, manufactured January 7, 2016, to March 18, 2016. The affected vehicles may have had tires of the wrong load range installed which may result in premature tire failure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal... Read More

EverGreen finally confirms shutdown

MIDDLEBURY, Indiana, June 17, 2016 — After a week of rumors, officials at EverGreen Recreational Vehicles officially announced the closing of the business.  The RV manufacturer, which touted itself as an environmentally friendly, cutting-edge firm, let workers go and closed its doors last week, former employees and Elkhart County government officials said. EverGreen officials, however, had remained quiet, not responding to... Read More