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NHTSA: Recalls Made for Pleasure Way, Jayco and Daimler Sprinter Vans

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Pleasure Way is recalling certain 2018 to 2020 Plateau, Plateau XL, Ascent and Lexor motorhomes equipped with a Fiamma F45 Eagle or Fiamma F65 Eagle awning. The awning drive mechanism may fail causing the awning to extend unexpectedly without input from the user.

Pleasure Way will notify owners, and dealers will install straps to keep the awning closed, as a temporary solution, free of charge. Fiamma will provide a permanent solution. Pleasure Way issued owners an interim notification on Oct. 7. Owners may contact Pleasure Way customer service at 1-800-364-0189.

Potential number of units affected: 1,148

Jayco is recalling certain 2019 Eagle HT and Eagle trailers. The gas range does not vent outside.

Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will install a range hood vent out the sidewall of the trailer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 20. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901438.

Potential number of units affected: 637

Jayco also is recalling certain 2019 to 2020 Redhawk SE motorhomes. The seatbelt-unfastened warning light will not illuminate for approximately five seconds after the ignition is moved to the “on” or “start” position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument panel cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 16. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782 or Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137.

Potential number of units affected: 446

Lastly, Jayco is recalling certain 2019 to 2020 Jay Feather X19H travel trailers. The handles for the emergency exit windows may not allow the windows to open sufficiently for them to be used as an emergency egress.

Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will replace the emergency window handles, free of charge. The recall began Oct. 11. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901441.

Potential number of units affected: 97

Daimler Vans USA is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The airbag systems may not have been activated after vehicle production. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to determine if the airbag systems have been activated, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 18. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VS3AIRIGEL.

Potential number of units affected: 1,232

Daimler Vans USA also is recalling certain 2018 to 2019 Sprinter and Metris vehicles. The vehicles left the reassembly plant without the final quality inspection of safety-relevant parts or bolt connections, resulting in possible unknown safety risks.

DVUSA will notify owners, and vehicles will be returned to the reassembly plant for comprehensive inspection and, if necessary, corrective action, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 18. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA’s number for this recall is VSX566ZP25.

Potential number of units affected: 19

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