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NHTSA: Recalls Made for Jayco, Thor Motor Coach, Sprinter, and Outdoor RV

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Jayco is recalling certain 2016 to 2017 Alante motorhomes built on Ford F53 chassis. A heat shield may have not been installed, allowing the hydraulic lines to be exposed to excessive heat.

Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will install aftermarket heat shields to the chassis, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 15. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9903442.

Potential number of units affected: 190

Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2014 Tuscany 36M, 40E, 2015 Citation 24SL, Siesta 24SL, Axis 25.1 and Vegas 25.1, 2016 Four Winds 31E, 31W, 35SF, Chateau 31E, 31W, Synergy SD24, Citation 24SL, 24SS and Siesta 24SL, 24SS, 2017 Four Winds 31E, 31W, Chateau 31E, 35SD, Citation 24SS and Siesta 24SS, 2018 Citation 24SS and Siesta 24SS, 2019 Quantum CR24, Four Winds 24BL, Citation 24MB and Siesta 24MB and 2020 Quantum CR24, Citation 24MB, Siesta 24MB, Chateau 24BL and Synergy 24MB vehicles. The Occupant and Cargo Carrying Capacity (OCCC) label has the incorrect carrying capacity listed, which can allow the vehicle to be overloaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 120, “Wheels and Rims – Other Than Passenger Cars.”

TMC will notify owners, and dealers will issue new OCCC labels with correct seating positions and weight calculations, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Dec. 2. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000176.

Potential number of units affected: 101

Daimler Vans USA is recalling certain 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the abutting wedge, a component attached to the door jamb to make opening the door easier after a severe frontal impact, may have been installed incorrectly.

Daimler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the installation of the abutting wedge on the driver and front passenger side, correcting it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 22. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3KEIL.

Potential number of units affected: 153

Outdoors RV is recalling certain 2019 to 2020 Trail Series MTN TRX 22TRX toy hauler travel trailers. The axles may be incorrectly mounted too far forward, potentially causing light tongue weight on the tow vehicle.

ORV will notify owners, and dealers will move the axles 10 inches back toward the rear of the trailer to increase the tongue weight, free of charge. The recall was expected to begin Oct. 21. Owners may contact ORV customer service at 1-541-962-1866, extension 222. ORV’s number for this recall is 2019-001.

Potential number of units affected: 27

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