Tiffin motorhome recall: tow hitch could detach

Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling 5,871 model year 2013-2018 Allegro Open Road motorhomes. Insufficient strength of the frame rail could allow the tow hitch to detach from the motorhome. If the hitch detaches, the tow vehicle would not be connected to the motorhome, increasing the risk of a crash. Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will install an insert... Read More

Forest River recalls some Coachmen trailers for tire inflation issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Coachmen Viking travel trailers, models T17BHS and T17FQS. The Federal Placard states that the tires have an inflation pressure of 65 PSI, when the tires actually require 75 PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” The incorrect... Read More

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 849

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca Issue 849 • Week of June 9–15, 2018   #rvtravel Editor’s corner  With Chuck Woodbury... Read More

Keystone recall. Compartment leak could let LP gas seep into RV

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2019 Keystone Cougar fifth-wheel trailers, models 28GS and 27RLS. The propane compartment may not have been sealed properly during manufacturing, which if there were a propane leak, could allow the propane gas to seep into the living quarters. A propane leak in the living area can increase the risk of injury, fire or death.... Read More

Keystone recalls some Montana fifth-wheels for slide-out issue

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2018 Keystone Montana fifth-wheel trailers. The switch for the slide-out room may not have circuit protection. Without circuit protection, if the slide-out switch wiring shorts to ground, there would be an increased risk of a fire. Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will install an inline fuse for that circuit, free of charge. The recall... Read More

Entegra Coach recalls some motorhomes: wipers could fail

Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2019 Vision and Emblem motorhomes. The windshield wiper system motor on these vehicles may fail when being operated in heavy snow or ice situations, thereby reducing driver visibility. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 104, “Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems.” Entegra will... Read More

Winnebago RV acquires boat maker

FOREST CITY, Iowa, June 4, 2018 — Winnebago Industries, Inc. has acquired boat maker Chris-Craft from Stellican Ltd., which has owned Chris-Craft since 2001. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With a brand heritage that dates back to 1874, Chris-Craft is an industry leader in recreational boating craftsmanship and quality. The business is poised to leverage its strong brand reputation and drive future... Read More

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 848

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca Issue 848 • Week of June 2-8, 2018   #rvtravel Editor’s corner  With Chuck Woodbury... Read More