Some Forest River trailers recalled for incorrect tires

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 Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less.”

CONSEQUENCE:
Unexpected tire failure increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will supply new correct tires and rims, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 18, 2016. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-909-873-3777 extension 52. Forest River’s number for this recall is 67-05192016-0199.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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