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NHTSA: Recalls Made for Forest River, Keystone, and Several More

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Forest River is recalling certain 2017 Coachmen Cross Country, 2017 to 2019 Coachmen Sportscoach and Forest River Berkshire and Legacy and 2017 to 2018 Forest River Charleston motorhomes built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) chassis. The rear mounted Power Distribution Module may have been damaged during manufacturing, possibly resulting in the rear marker lights, brake lights, or turn signals not functioning.

The remedy for this recall is still under development. Owners will be notified and be sent to FCCC authorized service facilities for free repairs. Owners will be sent an interim notification to make them aware of the issue beginning in October. A second notice will be mailed once remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-3112 or Coachmen customer service at 1-574-825-5821. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-0893.

Potential number of units affected: 1,020

Forest River also is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Primetime Impression fifth wheels, model MPF3000RLS-49. The side marker lights are not located in the correct spot, reducing visibility of the vehicle to other drivers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will remedy the vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-1025. Forest River’s number for this recall is 49-0891.

Potential number of units affected: 26

Keystone RV is recalling certain 2019 Dutchmen Aerolite and Atlas, Keystone Bullet, Laredo, Cougar, Hideout, Passport and Springdale, and Crossroads Sunset fifth wheels and travel trailers. The axles may be missing inner bearing races on the hubs, which can cause the bearing to burnout or cause the hub to overheat.

Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will inspect axles for hub clearance. If the hub clearance is not sufficient, appropriate parts will be provided to correct the defect, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Dec. 11. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-334.

Potential number of units affected: 1,276

Keystone RV also is recalling certain 2019 Crossroads Cruiser and Volante fifth wheels equipped with Latitude awnings. These vehicles may be equipped with incorrect awning switches that do not prevent the awning motor from rolling out the awning while moving.

Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the existing awning switch for a switch with a dynamic brake function, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Dec. 8. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-333.

Potential number of units affected: 60

Winnebago Towable is recalling certain 2017 to 2019 Winnebago Minnie Drop trailers. The liquid propane (LP) gas supply line may be missing p-clamps, allowing the supply line to contact the burner assembly on the refrigerator.

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the LP supply line for melting, replacing and securing the line as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 5. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-574-825-5280, extension 5220.

Potential number of units affected: 1,034

Gulf Stream Coach is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Gulf Stream Conquest and B Touring Cruiser motorhomes. These vehicles have an auxiliary solar charging port circuit that is not fused.

Gulf Stream will notify owners, and dealers will install circuit protection, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 25. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-482-6456, extension 5208. Gulf Stream’s number for this recall is 10112018.

Potential number of units affected: 605

Erwin Hymer Group North America is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Hymer Aktiv and Aktiv 2.0, Carado Axion and Banff and Roadtrek Simplicity, Simplicity SRT, Zion and Zion SRT motorhomes. The undermount generator may overcharge the auxiliary batteries, damaging them.

Erwin Hymer has notified owners, and dealers will install a new internal voltage regulator into the generator, free of charge. The recall began on Oct. 24. Owners may contact Erwin Hymer customer service at 1-800-663-0066.

Potential number of units affected: 172

Airstream is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Airstream Atlas vehicles. In the event of a fire, the accordion screen door screen material may burn quicker than allowed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 302, “Flammability of Interior Materials.”

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 30. Owners may contact Airstream customer service at 1-877-596-6505 or 1-937-596-6111, extensions 7401 or 7411.

Potential number of units affected: 103

Jayco is recalling certain 2019 Jayco Precept and Precept Prestige motorhomes built on a Ford chassis and equipped with 22.5-inch front wheels. The front wheel hub assembly may have wheel studs that were not properly heat treated.

Ford will notify owners, and Ford dealers will inspect the front wheel hub assemblies and studs, and replace the studs as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Ford customers service at 1-866-436-7332 or Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137.

Potential number of units affected: 24

Jayco also is recalling certain 2019 Jayco Jay Flight travel trailers. The turn signal and brake lights were wired incorrectly causing the lights to work intermittently, preventing other drivers from knowing the intentions of the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will correctly wire the rear turn signals and brake lights to the 7-way trailer cord, free of charge. The recall began Oct. 15. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901408.

Potential number of units affected: 176

Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2019 Entegra Anthem, Aspire, Cornerstone and Insignia motorhomes. The affected vehicles have entry doors with latch rods that may be improperly adjusted, allowing the door to open during transit.

Entegra has notified owners, and dealers will adjust the door latch rod, free of charge. The recall began Oct. 15. Owners may contact Entegra customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Entegra’s number for this recall is 9903409.

Potential number of units affected: 95

Entegra Coach also is recalling certain 2019 Entegra Aspire, Anthem and Insignia motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis. The park brake systems may not prevent the vehicles from moving unintentionally if parked on a grade. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 121, “Air Brake Systems.”

Spartan will notify owners, and Spartan Service Centers will replace the rear brake chambers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October. Owners may contact Spartan customer service at 1-855-589-9836 or Entegra customer service at 1-800-517-9137.

Potential number of units affected: 251

K-Z RV is recalling certain 2017 to 2019 K-Z RV Sonic 190VRB travel trailers. The liquid propane (LP) manifold may be located close to the axle tube, which can result in damage to the manifold, causing a leak.

K-Z RV will notify owners, and dealers will relocate the LP manifold, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 19. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016, extension 154 or 153. K-Z RV’s number for this recall is KZ-2018-09.

Potential number of units affected: 335

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling certain 2017 to 2019 FCCC MC motorhome chassis. The primary air line was incorrectly connected to the secondary air pressure gauge and the secondary air line was connected to the primary air pressure gauge. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 121, “Air Brake Systems.”

DTNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air gauge lines for proper connection, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 24. Owners may contact DTNA customer service at 1-800-547-0712. DTNA’s number for this recall is FL-793.

Potential number of units affected: 58

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