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Rappels pour avril 2017

Airstream, Inc. (Airstream) is recalling certain 2017 Sport, Flying Cloud and International recreational trailers. The Tire Placard on these vehicles may be missing the spare tire information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” Spare Tire Information Missing/FMVSS 110: Without the correct tire and load information for the spare tire, the operator may install the incorrect tire or overload it, with either scenario increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V089000 Manufacturer Airstream, Inc. Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 82. Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will provide a corrected Tire Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 3, 2017. Owners may contact Airstream customer service at 1-937-596-6111 extension 7401 or 7411.

Airstream, Inc. (Airstream) is recalling certain 2017 Flying Cloud, International and Sport recreational trailers. The Federal Certification label and Tire Placards on these vehicles have incorrect information. The label was printed for ST225/75R15 Load Range E tires, but the vehicle has ST225/75R15 Load Range D tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims” and Part 567, “Certification.” Incorrect Tire Information on Label/FMVSS 110, 567: The incorrect information on the labels could cause an owner to overinflate the tires, possibly resulting in a tire blowout, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V044000 Manufacturer Airstream, Inc. Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 82. Airstream will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect label with a corrected label, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Airstream customer service at 1-937-596-6111, extension 7401 or 7411.

Cruiser RV (Cruiser) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Boss recreational trailers. The affected vehicles have a vertically-mounted furnace installed such that the exhaust ports may be at the top of the furnace instead of at the bottom. Furnace Export Port may be on Wrong End: If the ports are located in the wrong area it can cause restriction in the chamber, making the furnace operation unsafe, increasing the risk of injury. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V074000 Manufacturer Cruiser RV Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 34. Cruiser will notify owners, and dealers will reinstall the furnace so that the exhaust port is at the bottom, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 20, 2017. Owners may contact Cruiser customer service at 1-866-277-5630. Cruiser’s number for this recall is 98.03.12.

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Palomino Columbus recreational vehicles equipped with the package to install an optional generator. The liquid propane (LP) supply hose for the generator may be too small, and, as a result, the stove may not have a sufficient supply of propane to keep the burner(s) lit. Undersized LP Lines may cause Stove to Extinguish: If the burner(s) cannot stay lit, after the flame extinguishes, propane may continue to flow into the vehicle, increasing the risk of a fire or explosion when the stove range is re-ignited. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V095000 Manufacturer Forest River, Inc. Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 5. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install the correct propane supply lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 5, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-825-3161. Forest River’s number for this recall is 410-0201207-0317.

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 XLR fifth-wheel recreational vehicles. These vehicles have a Federal Placard that identifies the vehicle as a “Travel Trailer” when the placard should state “Fifth-Wheel.” Also, the VIN does not correspond to the type of vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” Incorrect Vehicle Information on Label/Part 567: With the incorrect information, the operator may attempt to tow the vehicle incorrectly, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V060000 Manufacturer Forest River, Inc. Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 6. Forest River will notify owners, and will provide a new corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 21, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0432. Forest River’s number for this recall is 45-0132016-0312.

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Berkshire and Charleston recreational vehicles built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) RV chassis. In these vehicles, the power steering hose may be improperly routed causing inadequate clearance between the hose and power stud. As a result, the hose can rub the power stud causing arcing and a power steering fluid leak. Power Steering Hose Arcing and Steering Fluid Leak: Arcing in the presence of power steering fluid leak under high pressure could increase the risk of a fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V059000 Manufacturer Forest River, Inc. Components STEERING Potential Number of Units Affected 67. Forest River will notify owners, and FCCC dealers will reroute the power steering hose for proper clearance, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 21, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-295-2117, or FCCC customer service at 1-800-547-0712. Forest River’s number for this recall is 40-01182017-0311.

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Prime Time Avenger recreational vehicles. The Federal Placards on these vehicles may indicate an incorrect tire and rim combination. The Federal Placard indicates ST225/75R15E tires with 80 PSI and a rim designation of 15X6.0JJ, while the subject vehicles’ Federal Placard should indicate ST225/75R15D tires with 65 PSI and a rim designation of 15X5.0JJ. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” Incorrect Tire Information on Placard/FMVSS 110: Incorrect tire information can cause the tires to be over inflated, possibly resulting in a tire blowout and increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V039000 Manufacturer Forest River, Inc. Components EQUIPMENT, TIRES Potential Number of Units Affected 165. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 10, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-1025. Forest River’s number for this recall is 48-01162017-0310.

Foretravel, Inc. (Foretravel) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Realm motorhomes. The brake pedal movement may be restricted in the pedal box, possibly preventing full brake application. Brake Pedal may have Restricted Movement: A reduction in braking ability may increase the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V098000 Manufacturer Foretravel, Inc. Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC Potential Number of Units Affected 22. Foretravel will notify owners, and dealers will reposition or modify the pedal box to allow the proper brake pedal travel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017. Owners may contact Foretravel customer service at 1-800-955-6226.

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2017 Cyclone and Road Warrior toy haulers equipped with a Furrion cook top. The liquid propane (LP) hose that is connected to the cook top may be angled incorrectly, causing excessive pressure on the hose fitting and the gas valve, potentially resulting in a propane leak. Possible LP Leak from Hose Fitting and Gas Valve: A propane leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V090000 Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 603. Heartland will notify owners, and dealers will install a flexible gas connector from the cook top to the LP hose, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032. Heartland’s number for this recall is 99.01.33.

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2017 Sundance recreational trailers. The Federal Certification label on these vehicles may not have the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) listed on the label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” Missing GVWR Information/Part 567: If the GVWR is not listed, the operator would not know the trailer’s weight limit and may overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V091000 Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 3. Heartland will notify owners, and will provide them a replacement certification label, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032. Heartland’s number for this recall is 99.01.32.

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2017 Mallard recreational trailers. The certification label on these vehicles may have incorrect tire size and/or tire pressure information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” Incorrect Certification Label/Part 567 If the label has incorrect tire pressure or size information, the operator may improperly inflate the tires or possibly over load the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V008000 Manufacturer Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 124. Heartland has notified owners, and dealers will replace the certification label with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on January 25, 2017. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-877-262-8032. Heartland’s number for this recall is 99.01.31.

Highland Ridge RV (Highland) is recalling certain 2017 Open Range, Mesa Ridge and Roamer fifth wheels and travel trailers. These vehicles are equipped with an outside range that can be stored with the gas valve left open, allowing gas to enter and build up within the vehicle. Gas May Enter the Cabin from Open Gas Valve: If gas leaks into the cabin, it can increase the risk of an explosion or fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V037000 Manufacturer Highland Ridge RV Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 396. Highland Ridge will notify owners and dealers will install a larger gas valve handle, inspect that the drawer guide rail is in its proper location, repairing it as required, and place a warning label on the range stating the gas valve must be turned off prior to storing the range in the unit. The recall was expected to begin February 28, 2017. Owners may contact Highland customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Highland’s number for this recall is 9904341.

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2017 Eagle fifth-wheel recreational vehicles equipped with the dry camping option. In the affected vehicles, the LP manifold was mounted to the fifth wheel frame directly above the axle assembly and the suspension U-bolts. Impact from the axle can crack the LP manifold resulting in a propane gas leak. Propane Manifold may Crack due to Impact from Axle: An LP gas leak can increase the risk of a fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V056000 Manufacturer Jayco, Inc. Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 25. Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the LP manifold, and inspect and replace the LP lines and fittings, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 24, 2017. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9903342.

Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 Seismic and Seismic Wave fifth-wheel recreational trailers equipped with hydraulic brakes. In the affected vehicles, the break away switch may not be properly wired. Brakes may not Apply if Trailer Disconnects: If the break away switch does not function correctly due to improper wiring and the trailer disconnects from the tow vehicle during transit, the fifth wheel brakes will not automatically apply, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V066000 Manufacturer Jayco, Inc. Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, SERVICE BRAKES Potential Number of Units Affected 93. Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will correct the wiring, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 30, 2017. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901344.

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2017 Holiday Rambler Vacationer XE, Admiral XE, Fleetwood Storm and Fleetwood Flair motor homes. The rear sway bar may not have been properly tightened and, as a result, the sway bar may detach from the vehicle. Loose Rear Sway Bar may Detach: If the sway bar falls from the vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V003000 Manufacturer REV Recreation Group Components STRUCTURE Potential Number of Units Affected 365. REV will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the rear sway bar bolts, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall was expected to begin January 31, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV’s number for this recall is 161229REV.

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Renegade RV Verona, Verona LE and Specialty Sprinter vehicles, 2011-2017 Explorer, Ikon and Core vehicles, 2014-2017 XL, Classic with Garage, Toter Home and Villagio vehicles, 2015-2017 Classic-Equine and Vienna vehicles, and 2011-2016 RSV vehicles. In the affected motor coaches and motorhomes, the seat belt anchorage hardware may pull out of the floor framing in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems,” and 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.” Seat Belt Anchors may Detach/FMVSS 207, 210: In the event of sudden braking or a vehicle crash, the seat belts may detach from the floor framing, increasing the risk of injury. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V034000 Manufacturer REV Recreation Group Components SEAT BELTS Potential Number of Units Affected 885. REV will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat belt mounting hardware and install reinforcement plating, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 10, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV’s number for this recall is 170110REV.

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2017 Fleetwood Storm and Holiday Rambler Vacationer XE motorhomes and 2016-2017 Holiday Rambler Vacationer motorhomes. In the affected vehicles, the spring shackle bolt may contact the fuel filler components or the fuel vent tubing causing a hole, potentially resulting in a fuel leak. Fuel may Leak from Fuel Filling Tube: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V072000 Manufacturer REV Recreation Group Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE Potential Number of Units Affected 391. REV will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel filler tube and fuel vent components and re-route them or install additional components to shield them from contacting the spring shackle bolt, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV’s number for this recall is 170131REV.

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2017 Aria motorhomes. The driver’s side sofa seatbelts may be too short for passengers to use. Sofa Seatbelts too Short to Restrain Passengers: In the event of a crash, an occupant not restrained by a seatbelt has an increased risk of injury. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V038000 Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach Components SEAT BELTS Potential Number of Units Affected 94. TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install longer seatbelts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 17, 2017. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000127.

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Tuscany, Tuscany XTE and Palazzo motorhomes. The windshield wiper systems on these vehicles may have been improperly installed or secured, causing the wipers to fail during operation. Windshield Wipers may Loosen and Fail: If the windshield wipers fail, the driver would have decreased visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V096000 Manufacturer Thor Motor Coach Components VISIBILITY Potential Number of Units Affected 1,824. TMC will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiper system, tightening the wiper nuts to the proper specifications, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 13, 2017. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000128.

 

AUTRES VÉHICULES

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. These vehicles were manufactured without a protective plate on the front of the gas tank and a foam ring at the filler neck. As such, these vehicles may not comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.” Fuel Tank Protection Missing/FMVSS 301: Without the protective plate and the foam ring installed, impacts may damage the tank resulting in a fuel leak that can increase the risk of a fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V092000 Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL Potential Number of Units Affected 2. DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans. These vehicles were manufactured without a reinforcement plate and protective bracket on the air bag control unit. As a result, the air bag control unit may not remain functional after the initial impact, possibly preventing additional air bags from deploying in response to a secondary impact. Air Bag Control Unit may be Damaged in a Crash: If additional air bags do not deploy as intended, the occupants are at an increased risk of injury. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V093000 Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC Components AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected 15,338. DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install a reinforcement plate and protective bracket around the air bag control unit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.” Driveshaft Catch Strap Not Installed: A loose driveshaft may strike and puncture the gas tank, resulting in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V094000 Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC Components POWER TRAIN Potential Number of Units Affected 2. DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install a driveshaft catch strap, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.