Thor recalls motorhomes: some lights could fail

Thor Motor Coach is recalling 1,769 model year 2017 Tuscany XTE and 2017-2019 Venetian, Aria, Tuscany, and Palazzo motorhomes built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation chassis. The Power Distribution Module (PDM) may have been damaged during manufacturing, possibly resulting in the rear marker lights, brake lights, or turn signals not functioning. Nonfunctioning lights can increase the risk of a crash.…

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Grand Design fifth wheels recalled for electrical short risk

Grand Design RV, LLC is recalling 1,765 model year 2018-2019 Reflection fifth wheel trailers, models 28BH and 29RS. The circuit for the power converter does not have over-current protection. An electrical short circuit in the unprotected circuit can increase the risk of a fire. Grand Design RV will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the trailers to determine if the…

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Heartland recalls trailers: Wrong propane hose installed

Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain 2019 Heartland Pioneer travel trailers, model BH280. A flexible liquid propane (LP) hose was installed on the outside cooktop running into the firebox of the stove instead of a rigid metal tube supply line. Heat from the cooktop can damage the hose, increasing the risk of a fire. Heartland will notify owners, and dealers…

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Forest River recalls trailers: Awning arm could detach

Forest River is recalling 3,606 model year 2018-2019 Cherokee Alpha Wolf and 2019 Cherokee Arctic Wolf travel trailers. The awnings may have been mounted with fasteners that are insufficient in length and/or quantity, possibly resulting in the awning arm detaching from the wall. If the awning arm detaches, it can increase the risk of injury or a crash. The remedy…

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RV and RV-related recalls for October 2018

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for October 2018 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. FREE Holiday Shipping for everyone at Amazon.com Amazon is now offering free…

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Grand Design recalls trailers: Mini-breaker issue could cause fire

Grand Design RV is recalling certain 2019 Grand Design Reflection travel trailers, models 285BHTS, 287RLTS and 297RSTS. The wires to the 50-amp mini-breaker may be installed incorrectly, leaving the circuit unprotected. If the unprotected circuit overheats or experiences a short, it can increase the risk of a fire. Grand Design will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the 50-amp mini-breaker…

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Some Forest River, Coachmen motorhomes recalled

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Coachmen Cross Country, 2017-2019 Coachmen Sportscoach and Forest River Berkshire and Legacy and 2017-2018 Forest River Charleston motorhomes built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) chassis. The rear mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM) may have been damaged during manufacturing, possibly resulting in the rear marker lights, brake lights, or turn signals…

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Airstream recalls motorhomes: screen door fire issue

Airstream is recalling certain 2018-2019 Airstream Atlas motorhomes. In the event of a fire, the accordion screen door screen material may burn quicker than allowed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 302, “Flammability of Interior Materials.” A screen door that burns quickly can increase the risk of injury…

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Hymer recalls Roadtreks for potential battery acid spill

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. is recalling certain 2018-2019 Hymer Aktiv and Aktiv 2.0, Carado Axion and Banff and Roadtrek Simplicity, Simplicity SRT, Zion and Zion SRT motorhomes. The undermount generator may overcharge the auxiliary batteries, damaging them. If the supplied sealed batteries are replaced with batteries that are not sealed, overcharging the batteries may result in an acid…

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Winnebago recalls trailers: Missing LP clamp could cause fire

Winnebago is recalling certain 2017-2019 Winnebago Minnie Drop travel trailers. The liquid propane (LP) gas supply line may be missing p-clamps, allowing the supply line to contact the burner assembly on the refrigerator. If the LP line contacts the burner assembly, the hose may melt, causing a gas leak, increasing the risk of a fire, Winnebago will notify owners, and…

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