Couple sue Thor over defective luxury RV. Sewage ‘geysers’ into bedroom

Bill and Jennie Mangan say their dream of spending the first 10 years of joint retirement traveling the country inside their luxury RV quickly faded beneath a cloud of diesel fumes pouring into their bedroom at night as leaking hydraulic fluid seeped into a basement drawer. Then there was the sewage, which they say pooled daily in their bedroom and... Read More

RV storage: But $175,000 for a storage unit?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Some say, “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” Well, we may have to beg to differ on one item: RV storage in California. We don’t mean bigger as in square footage, but certainly bigger, as in price! Case in point: Want to keep your Class A under cover? Ted Deits, founding father of Monstore Garages out... Read More

KZRV recalls trailers: awning may fly off when RV is moving

KZRV is recalling 7,401 model year 2018-2019 KZRV Durango, Spree, Spree Escape, Connect, Sportsmen, Sidewinder, and Venom travel trailers. The Solera Smart Arm awning may deploy while moving. If the awning deploys while moving there would be the increased risk of a crash. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin on June... Read More

Forest River recalls Coachmen RVs for propane-related issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2018-2019 Coachmen Spirit travel trailers, models SBT2963BH and SBT2342BH. The outdoor cooktop may have been installed without a liquid propane (LP) quick disconnect. If the cooktop unit does not have an LP hose quick disconnect feature and the cooktop is placed into the vehicle while still connected to the LP supply and with the LP... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for April 2018

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for April 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. U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca UNITED STATES... Read More