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Thor Motor Coach is recalling 385 of its 2014-16 Hurricane and Windsport motor homes due to the exhaust being located near a storage compartment where heat may build up, causing the compartment to melt.

TMC will notify owners, and dealers will install a heat shield to prevent heat build-up in the storage compartment. The recall will begin in March 2016. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000112.

Universal Trailer Cargo Group is recalling 217 of its 2007-10 Haulmark Motorcoach vehicles.

The bolt that attaches the fan gear assembly to the steps may fracture allowing the fan gear to disengage from the steps. As a result, the steps may not remain in the expected position and may become unstable.

Universal Trailer will notify owners, and dealers will install a retainer bracket on the double step assemblies and the Coachstep Linkage Assembly will be replaced and a retainer bracket will be installed on the trip step assemblies. The recall is expected to begin May 9. Owners may contact Universal Trailer customer service at 1-574-264-9661.

Forest River recalled 176 of its 2016-17 Dynamax Rev and Coachman Orion RVs built on RAM ProMaster chassis, which have an ignition switch that may have an intermittent loss of electrical contact.

Forest River will notify owners, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) dealers will replace the ignition switch contact holder block, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on April 29. Owners may call the FCA Recall Assistance Center at 1-800-853-1403 or contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-262-3474. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-022242016-0138.

Winnebago is recalling 31 of its 2015 Winnebago Adventurer vehicles and 2015-16 Itasca Suncruiser models. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that attach the hitch to the frame were not properly torqued.

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, where necessary, replace the hitch attachment bolts free of charge. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-3535. Winnebago’s number for this recall is 140.

Winnebago Towable is recalling 50 units from its 2016 Instinct trailers. The affected trailers may have an inadvertent “I” stamped as the fifth character in the VIN number.

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will install a new VIN plate over the incorrect VIN plate. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-574-825-5250.

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