Some Fleetwood, Holiday Rambler motorhomes recalled

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2018 Fleetwood Pulse, and 2018-2019 Holiday Rambler Prodigy motorhomes equipped with diesel-fuel generators. (Vehicles equipped with propane-fueled generators are not affected by this recall.) The generator’s exhaust pipe may be routed close to the polypropylene gray-water waste tank. If the exhaust pipe contacts the gray-water waste tank, the tank may melt, increasing the…

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Winnebago recalls motorhomes: Cabinet mirror may fall off

Winnebago Industries, Inc., is recalling certain 2018-2019 Winnebago Intent motorhomes. The cabinet mirror over the driver’s seat may not be properly secured, allowing the mirror to fall while moving. If the mirror falls, it can distract the driver, increasing the risk of a crash. Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will install screws to secure the mirror to the overhead…

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Forest River recalls trailers for oven issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Prime Time Tracer and Avenger travel trailers equipped with a Greystone oven. The ovens may be missing a diverter which can cause the countertop to get extremely hot. The hot countertop increases the risk of burn injuries. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin in September…

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Forest River recall: Coachmen trailer safety switch issue

Forest River is recalling certain 2019 Coachmen Freedom Express travel trailers. The break-away safety switch was not wired to a constant power source and, as a result, the switch may be inadvertently disconnected from the trailer house battery and cause the brakes to not engage if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle. If the trailer brakes cannot engage if…

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KZRV recalls trailers for wrong tire size placard

KZRV is recalling certain 2017-2019 KZRV Durango, Venom and Sidewinder travel trailers. The Federal Certification label incorrectly lists the tire size as being ST235/80R16G, however, the correct tire size is ST235/85R16G. The incorrect information may result in the incorrect tires being installed, increasing the risk of a crash. KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Federal Certification label,…

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Winnebago, Itasca RVs recalled for propane hose danger

Winnebago Industries, Inc. is recalling 1,654 model year 2012-2013 Winnebago Era, View, and Via motorhomes and Itasca Navion and Reyo motorhomes. The high pressure liquid propane hoses may harden at the crimp fitting, possibly resulting in a propane leak. A propane leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. Winnebago will notify owners,…

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Roadtrek Class B motorhomes recalled for brake line issue

Erwin Hymer Group North America is recalling certain 2015-2018 Roadtrek Zion motorhomes equipped with a side-facing sofa. While being installed, the sofa may have damaged the vehicle’s rear brake line, possibly reducing braking performance. As such, the RVs fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems,” and number…

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Forest River recall: Trailer awnings may open while RV moves

Forest River is recalling more than 2,500 model year 2019 Coachmen Work and Play and Adrenaline trailers, 2018-2019 Forest River Forester and XLR trailers and 2018 Forest River Rockwood trailers. The awning may deploy while moving. If it were to do that there would be an increased risk of a crash of the RV or nearby vehicles. Forest River will…

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KZRV recalls trailers: Misrouted LP line could cause fire

KZRV is recalling certain 2018-2019 KZRV Sportsmen 333BHK travel trailers. The liquid propane lines on the RVs are routed through the wheel well and may be damaged by road debris. A damaged liquid propane line can increase the risk of a fire. KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will install a steel plate to protect the propane supply line, free…

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Newmar motorhomes recalled: Doors may open unexpectedly

Newmar is recalling 239 model year 2018-2019 Newmar Ventana LE, Mountain Aire, Essex, Ventana, Dutch Star, New Aire, London Aire and King Aire motorhomes. The affected vehicles’ entry door latch rods may be improperly adjusted, allowing the door to open during transit. If the door opens at such a time, it can increase the risk of injury or a crash.…

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RV and RV-related recalls for August 2018

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for August 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. Keep rodents out of your RV! The positive reviews on this make…

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Newmar recalls motorhomes for loose bolts issue

Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2017-2019 Newmar Ventana LE and Ventana motorhomes, 2018 Mountain Aire and Essex motorhomes, and 2017-2018 London Aire motorhomes. The brake caliper mounting bolts on the vehicles may be insufficiently tightened, allowing the bolts to loosen. If the brake caliper mounting bolts loosen, braking performance many be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash Newmar will…

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