Near disaster as bus crosses bridge with weight limits

Here’s a reminder to pay attention to bridges with weight restrictions that your RV may exceed. In this case, the result could have been tragic. On Saturday, October 13, 2018, a bus crossed a one-lane bridge with a 10-ton limit near Beaver Lake north of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Watch the bridge sag as the bus crosses. Video courtesy: Barb Hartman…

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Keystone recalls 5,236 trailers: Electric brakes may fail

Keystone RV is recalling 5,236 model year 2016-2019 Keystone Impact and Fuzion travel trailers. The wiring for the electric brakes may contact the tires or wheels, causing damage to the wires, potentially reducing the trailer’s braking ability. A loss of braking ability can increase the risk of a crash. Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiring for…

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Newmar recalls motorhomes: Brake pedal may stick

Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2019 Newmar Dutch Star motorhomes. The brake pedal assembly may catch on the dash, preventing the brake pedal from fully releasing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems.” If the brake pedal does not properly release, it can…

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Livin’ Lite RV recall: Trailers could separate from tow vehicle

Livin’ Lite Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain 2017-2019 Livin’ Lite CampLite travel trailers, models 21BHS, 21RBS, 23RKS and 23RLS. The drawbar of the trailer may crack resulting in the trailer separating from the tow vehicle. If the trailer separates from the tow vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash. Livin’ Lite will notify owners, and dealers will inspect…

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Grand Design RV recalls trailers for potential shock issue

Grand Design RV is recalling certain 2019 Grand Design Reflection travel trailers, model 295RL. The outside 110V outlet was not correctly wired to a ground-fault (GFI) protected circuit. In the event of an electrical issue with an appliance or component that is plugged into the outside electrical outlet, an electrical shock may result, increasing the risk of injury. Grand Design…

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Forest River recalls trailers for potential tire failure issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Forest River East to West travel trailers, model 27KNS. Incorrect axle shackles may have been installed on the vehicles, allowing the tires to contact the floor or wheel well while moving. If the tires contact a part of the trailer, they may be damaged and fail, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing…

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Forest River motorhomes recalled: Door could open while moving

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Berkshire motorhomes. The affected vehicles have entry doors with latch rods that may be improperly adjusted, allowing the door to open while moving. If the door opens while moving it can increase the risk of injury or a crash. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will readjust the door latch rod,…

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