Thor recalls travel trailers: water can enter tow modules

Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2016-2018 Thor Gemini and Compass travel vehicles built on a Ford chassis and equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner. An electrical…

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Forest River recalls some trailers: wrong tire pressure placard

Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River Prime Time travel trailers. The Federal Placard incorrectly states that the tire pressure should be 65PSI when the correct tire pressure is 80PSI. 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 tire information may…

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Grand Design recalls fifth wheels for propane leak issue

Grand Design RV is recalling certain 2018-2019 Grand Design Solitude fifth-wheel trailers. The liquid propane (LP) gas line on the optional pull-out outside kitchen may contact the underside of the hot grill. Contact with the hot grill may result in a propane leak, increasing the risk of a fire. Grand Design will notify owners, and dealers will re-route the LP…

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Newmar RV recalls motorhomes for windshield wiper problem

Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2018-2019 Newmar Mountain Aire, London Aire, Essex, and King Aire motorhomes. These vehicles are equipped with windshield wipers that may have an incorrect bend, possibly preventing the wiper arms from properly contacting the windshield. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 104, “Windshield Wiping…

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Thor recalls motorhomes: Loose U-bolts could cause crash

Thor Motor Coach is recalling nearly 700 model year 2019 Thor Four Winds, Chateau, Freedom Elite, Majestic, Outlaw, Quantum and Vegas motorhomes built on modified Ford E-450 chassis. The U-bolts on the rear axle that hold the leaf spring and rear axle together may have been insufficiently tightened. The loose U-bolts may further loosen or break, allowing the axle to…

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Forest River recalls travel trailers for axle issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Salem and Wildwood travel trailers. These vehicles are equipped with an axle equalizer that can allow the axle to contact the chassis. If the axle contacts the chassis, it could result in axle failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will replace the axle equalizer…

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Jayco recalls fifth wheels: propane tank could detach when RV moves

Jayco is recalling certain 2018-2019 Eagle, Eagle HT, NorthPoint, Pinnacle, Talon and Seismic fifth-wheel trailers. The strap that secures the liquid propane (LP) gas bottle may separate from its buckle and no longer secure the propane tank. An unsecured propane tank could detach from the trailer and increase the risk of a crash or cause propane to leak, increasing the…

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Forest River motorhome recall: Loose U-bolts could cause loss of control, crash

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Forester and Sunseeker and Coachmen Leprechaun and Freelander motorhomes. The U-Bolts that secure the rear differential may not have been properly tightened, causing them to loosen over time and allowing the rear axles to shift. Loose rear axle assemblies can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of…

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Coachmen recalls trailers; LP tank may detach while moving

Forest River is recalling some 2019 Coachmen Chaparral, Chaparral Lite and Brookstone, and Shasta Phoenix recreational trailers. The liquid propane (LP) gas bottle ring on these trailers may not have a deep enough pierce punch to bind the metal strap, possibly resulting in the LP bottle detaching. If the LP bottle detaches while moving, it can increase the risk of…

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