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This Week in Recalls


Columbia Northwest is recalling certain 2017 to 2018 Aliner Ascape trailers. The trailers have liquid propane (LP) gas bottle trays that come loose from the frames due to the wrong rivets being used to attach the LP tray to the frame.

Columbia Northwest will notify owners, and dealers will secure the trays with the correct hardware, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 21. Owners may contact Columbia Northwest customer service at 1-724-237-5227.

Potential number of units affected: 40

Gulf Stream Coach is recalling certain 2018 Vintage Cruiser travel trailers, model VN23BHS. The Federal Certification Label overstates the capacity of each axle by 700 pounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Gulf Stream will notify owners and will mail them a corrected Federal Certification Label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 10. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream’s number for this recall is GS2500517.

Potential number of units affected: 7

Gulf Stream is also recalling certain 2015 to 2017 Vista Cruisers and 2016 to 2018 Vintage Cruiser travel trailers. The Tire Identification Label incorrectly states that the trailers are equipped with ST215/75R 14 Load Range C rated tires when actually it has ST205/65R 14 Load Range D rated tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 567, “Certification.”

Gulf Stream will notify owners and will provide them a corrected Tire Identification Label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June. Owners may contact Gulf Stream customer service at 1-800-289-8787. Gulf Stream’s number for this recall is GS250517.

Potential number of units affected: 272

K-Z RV is recalling certain 2016 to 2018 Venom fifth-wheel travel trailers, models 4040DQ and 4011QK, equipped with the outside kitchen option. The affected vehicles do not have a 12-inch copper pipe between the rubber gas supply hose and the cooktop pilot light.

K-Z will notify owners, and dealers will install a 12-inch copper extension between the pilot light and the rubber gas line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 17. Owners may contact K-Z customer service at 1-800-768-4016, extension 153 or 154.

Potential number of units affected: 41

Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2017 Challenger 37YT motorhomes. The exhaust pipe for the onboard gasoline generator may be incorrectly installed or missing completely from the vehicles.

TMC will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorhomes for proper generator exhaust installation and routing, replacing or reinstalling the exhaust, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 2. Owner’s may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-500-1020. TMC’s number for this recall is RC000138.

Potential number of units affected: 88

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