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NHTSA Releases Latest RV-Related Recalls

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Keystone RV Company, Jayco and Triple E RVs each issued unrelated recalls this week, according to the latest report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Here are the details on each recall:

  • Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling about 1,582 units from its 2017 Keystone Carbon and Raptor fifth wheel recreational trailers, and 2016-17 Fuzion and Dutchmen Voltage fifth wheel recreational trailers. The affected vehicles have rear cargo door hinges with welds on the hinge pin and hinge plate that may be insufficient, and as a result, the top of the door may swing down with more force than normal. Keystone will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ramp door hinge, free of charge. The recall began Dec. 22, 2016, according to the report. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 16-274.
  • Jayco is recalling about 680 units from its 2016 Alante and Precept motorhomes manufactured Aug. 10, 2015, to March 15, 2016. The wiring for the entrance steps may be incorrectly installed, and as a result, the steps may unexpectedly retract. Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the entrance step wiring, correcting the wiring as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9903340.
  • Triple E RVs is recalling about 18 units from its 2017 Serenity S24CB RVs manufactured June 1, 2016 through Nov. 23, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the circuit wire leading from the coach’s power system to the battery is incorrectly connected to a 150 amp fuse, however, the wire is only rated for a maximum load of 120 amps. Triple E will notify owners, and dealers will correct the wires at the fuse holder, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017. Owners may contact Triple E customer service at 1-877-992-9906. Triple E’s number for this recall is CA #8495-1.
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