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

Certain 2015-2016 Jeep Renegades recalled due to trailer hitch

  Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jeep Renegade vehicles manufactured August 25, 2014, to June 25, 2016, equipped with a factory-installed optional trailer hitch package. The trailer hitch assembly may have been attached with only a single fastener per side, not three per side as required. Without the proper amount of fasteners, the trailer hitch... Read More

Some Coachmen Freedom Express trailers recalled

Forest River, Inc.  is recalling certain model year 2017 Coachmen Freedom Express trailers, models FET28SE, FET282BHDS, FET282BHDSLE, FET281RLDS, FET281RLDSLE, FET29SE, FET292BHDS and FET292BHDSLE, manufactured May 16, 2016, to July 19, 2016. The vehicles may have insufficient space between the slideroom driveshaft and the driver’s side tires, causing the tires to rub. If the driveshaft rubs against the tires, tire failure... Read More

Some Winnebago Views and Itasca Navions recalled

Winnebago Industries is recalling certain model year 2017 Winnebago View and Itasca Navion motorhomes manufactured November 16, 2015, to June 23, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the grommet around the liquid propane (LP) line may not be properly sealed to prevent carbon monoxide and/or LP gas from entering the living quarters. If carbon monoxide or LP gas enters the RV,... Read More

Tiffin recalls more than 10,000 motorhomes

Tiffin Motorhomes is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Allegro, Allegro Bus, Phaeton, and Zephyr motorhomes, 2007-2010 Allegro Bay motorhomes, and 2010-2011 Allegro Breeze motorhomes. The windshield wiper arms on the affected vehicles may break off. Approximately 10,300 vehicles are involved in the recall. If the windshield wiper arms break, the driver’s visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for July 2016

WASHINGTON: Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for July 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 DS Corp DBA Crossroads RV (Crossroads)... Read More