FMCA plans return trip to Wyoming in 2018

  The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), an international organization for motorhome owners, will hold its 98th International Convention & RV Expo at the Cam-Plex in Gillette, Wyoming, July 18 through 21, 2018. FMCA first held an international convention at Cam-Plex in June 2013, when members in 2,639 motorhomes gathered to enjoy a broad range of activities.  FMCA international conventions include an... Read More

Winnebago extends warranty term on diesel motorhomes

  May 17, 2017 — Winnebago is extending its warranty on any new Class A diesel motorhome purchased through August 31, 2017. Called Carefree Diesel Days, the offer extends the warranty on Winnebago “diesel pushers” to three years or 100,000 miles — a significant increase from the standard limited warranty of 12 months or 15,000 miles. “We believe in our... Read More

RVing not a ‘Baby Boomer’ industry anymore

  ELKHART, Indiana (May 12, 2017) — Baby Boomers are no longer the focus of the RV industry. That was the word this week when 850 RV industry leaders met at the industry’s annual Power Breakfast. Another year of unprecedented sales is expected in 2017, but leaders agreed that first the industry needs more employees, better and more timely customer service and... Read More

Thor recalling some Venetian and Tuscany motorhomes

  Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2016-2017 Venetian and Tuscany motorhomes equipped with Cummins ISL engines. The vehicles, built on a Freightliner chassis, have a power steering hose that may be routed incorrectly, and, as a result, the hose may rub against the power stud on the starter motor, possibly causing electrical arcing and a power steering fluid leak.... Read More

Camping World changing policy on overnight RV stays?

  By Jim O’Briant OvernightRVparking.com See “Quick Survey” at bottom of article. Over the past 15-20 years, Camping World was a reliable place where RVers could count on being granted permission to park overnight for one night. More recently, as Camping World has increased its focus on RV sales and not just accessories, parts and RV service, this has been changing.... Read More

Recall to fix trailer slideouts that may extend while towing

  Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling 1,662 model year 2017-2018 Imagine travel trailers. The screws that secure the slide room mechanism columns may shear, allowing the slide room to extend while the trailer is being towed. SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE MONTHLY RV RECALLS NEWSLETTER or any of the other free newsletters from RVtravel.com Grand Design will... Read More

Thousands of Winnebago, Itasca motorhomes recalled

  The Axxess radio volume control module on more than 5,000 model year 2014-2017 Winnebago and Itasca motorhomes may affect electrical system functions, possibly causing an engine shutdown, power loss, illumination of malfunction indicator warning lights, and interfere with the restraint system. These scenarios could increase the risk of crash or increase the risk of injury in the event of a... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for April 2017

  Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for April 2017 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 Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain... Read More

Thor recalls some 2017 motorhomes

  Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2017 Ace, Hurricane, and Windsport motorhomes. The weight rating labels for the tow hitches on these vehicles indicate a 10,000 pound weight capacity when the actual hitch capacity is 8,000 pounds. If a person follows the weight limit as provided by the incorrect label, the motorhome may experience drivability issues and/or structural damage... Read More