Forest River recalls some 2018 Sprinter motorhomes

Forest River is recalling certain 2018 Forest River Dynamax, Forester, Sunseeker, and Coachmen Prism vehicles built on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. The affected vehicles have tire labels on the B-pillar that list a tire pressure that is too low. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” Operating the vehicle with low front... Read More

Where you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

Here are many organizations, including online-only organizations, that are actively involved in helping the victims of Hurricane Harvey. They all welcome your support. Of special interest to RVers, Texas State Park camping is free for evacuees; however, be mindful that several parks have closed because of Harvey, and it’s important to call to check availability. * * * The American... Read More

Newmar recalls Mountain Aire, Dutch Star RVs

Newmar is recalling 1,167 model year 2014 Mountain Aire and 2014-2017 Dutch Star motorhomes built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). The chassis battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly. As a result the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting. A battery... Read More

RVing in the news, Aug 17, 2017

  Eleven new Oregon wildfires prompt closures Statesman Journal The western half of the Three Sisters Wilderness in Oregon is closed to the public after 11 different wildfires burning in the central Cascades prompted officials to take action. In addition to the Three Sisters area, 117,139 acres in and around the Mount Jefferson Wilderness are closed as well due to... Read More

Camper wanted for murder at lake. Have you seen him?

(August 15, 2017) — U.S. marshals have issued a $5,000 reward for a man suspected of drowning another man, Samuel Smith, on July 26 in a Mississippi campground on Chewalla Lake in Holly Springs. An arrest warrant has been issued for Joshua Fletcher, 31, of Louisiana. According to a Marshall County Sheriff’s spokesman, Smith, Fletcher and Smith’s dog were seen... Read More