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Three RV manufacturers issued recalls recently, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

DRV Suites is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Elite Suites and Mobile Suites fifth wheel recreational trailers manufactured Jan. 29, 2016, to Nov. 14, 2016. The brake caliper bolts may loosen, causing a loss of braking capability.

DRV has notified owners, and dealers will replace the caliper bolts and sleeves using a thread adhesive, free of charge. The recall began Jan. 11. Owners may contact DRV customer service at 1-260-562-3500. DRV’s number for this recall is 99.02.08.

There are 110 vehicles listed under the recall.

Forest River is recalling certain model year 2017 XLR Toyhauler and Prime Time Spartan recreational fifth wheel vehicles manufactured Aug. 21, 2016, to Dec. 12, 2016. 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.

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ramp door hinge, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Feb. 27. For more information, XLR owners may call 1-574-642-0432 and Spartan owners may call 1-574-862-1025. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-12312016-0310.

There are 556 vehicles listed under the recall.

Keystone RV is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Alpine fifth wheel recreational trailers manufactured Aug. 10, 2015, to Dec. 1, 2016, and Avalanche fifth wheel recreational trailers manufactured Sept. 11, 2015, to Dec. 1, 2016. The Federal Placard on the affected vehicles may have incorrect spare tire load range information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Keystone has notified owners, and dealers will replace the Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall began on Jan. 17. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 17-275.

There are 1,651 vehicles listed under the recall.

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