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Rappels pour semaine du 1er mai 2017

Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2012-2013 and 2015-2018 Anthem; 2013 and 2017-2018 Aspire; and 2012-2018 Cornerstone motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. Entegra will notify owners, and Spartan service centers will remove, clean, apply thread locker, and reinstall the properly torqued ball joint, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact call Spartan customer service at 1-800-543-4277 or Entegra customer service at 1-800-945-4787.

Forest River Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2007-2011 Cherokee recreational trailers. The Federal Placards on these vehicles incorrectly state a Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 3,970 lbs., when the actual capacity is 3,500 lbs. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is also incorrect. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” The incorrect information may result in a user unintentionally overloading the vehicle, increasing the risk of the crash. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Federal Placard with corrected one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 5, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River at 1-260-593-4001 extension 17119. Forest River’s number for this recall is 17-04042017-0367.

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016-2017 XLR Toyhauler recreational vehicles. The fasteners for the side patio deck bar lock in these vehicles may not be strong enough, allowing the patio door to unlatch and the deck to drop unexpectedly. If the patio deck drops while the vehicle is in use, there would be an increased risk of a crash. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fasteners with stronger ones, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 31, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-0432. Forest River’s number for this recall is 45-03242017-0360.

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Rockwood and Flagstaff recreational vehicles. The Federal Placard may indicate an incorrect Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 2,200 lbs. when the correct GAWR actually is 3,000 lbs. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” Inaccurate GAWR information on the Federal placard can increase the risk of a crash. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 15, 2017. Owner’s may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-2640. Forest River’s number for this recall is 10-04042017-0366.

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Salem and Wildwood recreational vehicles. The Federal Placard on these vehicles incorrectly lists the Gross Axle Weight Rating capacity (GAWR) being 5,080 lbs, when the axles actually have a capacity of 4,400 lbs. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” The incorrect GAWR may result in the vehicle being overloaded, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will provide a new Federal Placard with the correct GAWR, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 29, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-534-4058. Forest River’s number for this recall is 27-03292017-0362.

Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. (Gulf Stream) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Amerilite trailers, model 14RBC. The Federal Placard on these vehicles may have incorrect Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” Incorrect GVWR information may result in the trailer being overloaded. Gulf Stream will notify owners and will provide a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream’s number for this recall is GS040417.

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2017 Cougar recreational trailers, models 326RDS, 327RKL, 333MKS, 336BHS and 359MBI. These vehicles were built with a manual-resetting 12 volt circuit breaker, which cannot be used in close proximity to the liquid propane storage. If the breaker sparks when it is being manually reset, it can increase the risk of a fire. Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the trailers and replace the breaker with one that automatically resets, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 29, 2017. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 17-282.

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2017 King Aire motorhomes. The seals on the headlight harness connectors may not be properly seated, allowing water to enter the connector. As a result, the glass dash display may switch to the turn signal camera mode causing the dash to show the turn signal side camera view over the speedometer and RPM displays. If the driver cannot see the speedometer and RPM displays, there would be an increased risk of a crash. Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and reseat the seals as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 3, 2017. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Dutch Star, 2016-2018 Mountain Aire and London Aire, and 2012-2018 Essex and King Aire motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan service centers will remove, clean, apply thread locker, reinstall and torque the ball joints, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 21, 2017. Owners may contact Spartan at 1-800-543-4277 to locate a qualified service center or contact Newmar customer service at 1-574-773-7791. Newmar’s number for this recall is 17004.

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2017 Fleetwood Bounder and Holiday Rambler Vacationer vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with Federal Placards that incorrectly list a tire size of 235/80R 22.5 G when the actual tire size is 255/80R 22.5 G. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” If the operator were to replace the tires according to the information on the Federal Placard, it could increase the risk of a crash. REV will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on April 12, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV’s number for this recall is 170317REV.

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2017 Palazzo 36.1 and 36.3 motorhomes. The Federal certification label on these vehicles indicates an incorrect front tire rim size. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” If the front rim is replaced based on the incorrect label information, it can cause an unsafe driving condition, increasing the risk of a crash. TMC will notify owners and will provide corrected replacement labels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 5, 2017. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000133.

Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Allegro Open Road motorhomes. The tow hitch on these vehicles can detach from the coach under heavy loading or hard braking conditions. If the hitch detaches, the tow vehicle would not be connected to the motorhome, increasing the risk of a crash. Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will install frame rail extension liner brackets, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Tiffin Motorhomes customer service at 1-256-356-8661.

Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain 2017 Allegro Breeze motorhomes. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, clean and secure the ball joint free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Tiffin customer service at 1-256-356-8661. Tiffin’s number for this recall is TIF-108.

Triple E Recreational Vehicles (Triple E) is recalling certain 2017 Wonder motorhomes, model W24MB. These vehicles are missing the ‘Exit’ decal that should have been installed on the driver side cab door. If the ‘Exit’ decal is missing, in the event of an emergency, occupants may not remember that the driver side cab door is an exit, increasing their risk of a injury. Triple E has notified owners and sent them an ‘Exit’ decal to install, free of charge. The recall began on March 27, 2017. Owners may contact Triple E customer service at 1-877-992-9906. Triple E’s number for this recall is CA #8593-1.