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NHTSA: Recalls Made for K-Z, Forest River, and Keystone RV

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K-Z RV is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 K-Z RV Sportsmen trailers. Propane gas may leak at the back of the outside kitchen cooktop.

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact K-Z RV customer service at 1-800-768-4016 extension 154 or 153. K-Z RV’s number for this recall is KZ-2018-005.

Potential number of units affected: 500

Forest River is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Forest River Rockwood and Flagstaff trailers. The inner wheel bearings may seize, which can cause the trailer wheels to lock-up.

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inner wheel bearings, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Aug. 26. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-642-4053. Forest River’s number for this recall is 10-0786.

Potential number of units affected: 164

Forest River also is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Palomino hardside truck campers. The federal placard incorrectly states the dry weight as 1,591 pounds, when the correct dry weight is 2,405 pounds. This error may result in the vehicle being overloaded.

Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect federal placard with a corrected placard, free of charge. The recall began on July 23. Owners may contact Palomino customer service at 1-269-432-3246. Forest River’s number for this recall is 400-0783.

Potential number of units affected: 34

Keystone RV is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Dutchmen Aerolite trailers. The trailer has a GVWR of 9,680 pounds, however, the safety chains are rated at 7,600 pounds.

Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 7,600-pound-rated chains with 11,700-pound-rated chains, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Sept. 2. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-326.

Potential number of units affected: 126

Keystone RV also is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Dutchmen Aerolite trailers, models 2133RB and 2423BH. The federal certification label incorrectly indicates a rim size of 14X5.5J when the correct rim size is 14X5J. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification” and can create a safety risk.

Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the federal certification label, with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on Aug. 2. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 18-325.

Potential number of units affected: 83

Jayco is recalling certain 2018 Jayco Octane travel trailers, models VH and VF, equipped with an optional generator. During production, the generator exhaust pipe may not have been installed, allowing the generator’s exhaust to enter the trailer.

Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will install any missing generator exhaust pipes, free of charge. The recall began on July 24. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901406.

Potential number of units affected: 62

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