Highland Ridge / Jayco / Forest River / Gulf Stream / Newmar / Thor Motor Coach / Tiffin

by RVCG Staff April 24, 2017

The following Brands have been posted as Recalls on April 24, 2017 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:

 

  • Highland Ridge RV (Highland Ridge) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Open Range fifth-wheel The axle hangers on the affected vehicles may puncture the riser tube wall, allowing the axle to shift and become misaligned. Highland Ridge will notify owners, and dealers will weld on new hangers, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2017. Owners may contact Highland Ridge customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Highland Ridge's number for this recall is 9904343
  • Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 Seismic and Seismic Wave fifth-wheel recreational trailers equipped with hydraulic brakes. In the affected vehicles, the break away switch may not be properly wired. Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will correct the wiring, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2017.
  • Jayco Inc. is recalling 25 2017 Eagle fifth-wheel recreational vehicles equipped with the dry camping option. In the affected vehicles, the LP manifold was mounted to the fifth-wheel frame directly above the axle assembly and the suspension U-bolts. Impact from the axle can crack the LP manifold resulting in a propane gas leak. For additional information click here.
  • Forest River Inc. is recalling 67 2017-2018 Berkshire and Charleston recreational vehicles built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) RV chassis. In these vehicles, the power steering hose may be improperly routed causing inadequate clearance between the hose and power stud. As a result, the hose can rub the power stud causing arcing and a power steering fluid leak. For additional information click here.
  • Forest River is recalling 6 2017 XLR fifth-wheel recreational vehicles. These vehicles have a Federal Placard that identifies the vehicle as a “Travel Trailer” when the placard should state “Fifth-Wheel.” Also, the VIN does not correspond to the type of vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”
  • Forest River Inc. is recalling 579 2007-2011 Cherokee recreational trailers. The Federal Placards on these vehicles incorrectly state a Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 3,970 pounds, when the actual capacity is 3,500 pounds. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is also incorrect. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” For additional information click here.
  • Forest River Inc. is recalling 54 2016-2017 XLR Toyhauler recreational vehicles. The fasteners for the side patio deck bar lock in these vehicles may not be strong enough, allowing the patio door to unlatch and the deck to drop unexpectedly. For additional information click here.
  • Forest River Inc. is recalling 7 2017 Rockwood and Flagstaff recreational vehicles. The Federal Placard may indicate an incorrect Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) of 2,200 pounds when the correct GAWR actually is 3,000 pounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” For additional information click here.
  • Gulf Stream Coach Inc. is recalling 251 2011-2017 Amerilite trailers, model 14RBC. The Federal Placard on these vehicles may have incorrect Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” For additional information click here.
  • Newmar Corp. is recalling 26 2017 King Aire motorhomes. The seals on the headlight harness connectors may not be properly seated, allowing water to enter the connector. As a result, the glass dash display may switch to the turn signal camera mode causing the dash to show the turn signal side camera view over the speedometer and RPM displays. For additional information click here
  • Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 90 2017 Palazzo 36.1 and 36.3 motorhomes. The Federal certification label on these vehicles indicates an incorrect front tire rim size. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.” For additional information click here.
  • Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. is recalling 154 2017 Allegro Breeze motorhomes. The ball joints on the independent front suspension (IFS) modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. For additional information click here.



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