Recalls: Entegra, Forest River, Jayco, Keystone, Newmar, Thor, Triple E

By : RVCG Staff August 07, 2018

The following Manufacturers have their Brands posted as Recalls during July/August 2018 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:

 

Entegra Coach.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  49

The driver's reduced visibility can increase the risk of a crash.

Summary

Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2019 Entegra Emblem and Vision motorhomes. When traveling at highway speeds, the windshield wiper arms may lift away from the windshield when the wiper speed setting is on high, decreasing the wiper's ability to clear the windshield. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 104, "Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems."

Remedy

Entegra has notified owners, and dealers will replace the wiper system, free of charge. The recall began on July 30, 2018. Owners may contact Entegra customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Entegra's number for this recall is 9903403.

 

Entegra Coach.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  58

An overloaded vehicle has an increased risk of a crash.

Summary

Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Entegra Odyssey, Qwest, Aspire, Insignia, Anthem, and Cornerstone motorhomes. The Cargo Carrying Capacity (CCC) label incorrectly overstates the cargo capacity, potentially causing the vehicle to be overloaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, "Wheels and Rims - Other than Passenger Cars."

Remedy

Entegra will notify owners, and will provided a corrected CCC label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 30, 2018. Owners may contact Entegra customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Entegra's number for this recall is 9903405.

 

Forest River, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected: 326

The covered water heater exhaust panel could increase the risk of injury.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River Wildwood, and 2016-2019 Forest River Salem recreational trailers. The outside auxiliary shower faucet cover may cover the water heater exhaust panel when opened.

Remedy

Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will install a replacement outside shower, free of charge. The recall began on July 24, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-534-3167. Forest River's number for this recall is 44-0762.

 

Forest River, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected: 43

High electrical resistance can increase the risk of a fire.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016 Forest River Forester, 2014-2016 Forest River Sunseeker and Coachmen Leprechaun, 2014 Coachmen Concord, and 2014-2017 Coachmen Freelander vehicles, built on Chevrolet chassis and equipped with power windows. Liquid may leak into the driver's power window switch and cause corrosion, resulting in high electrical resistance.

Remedy

Forest River has notified owners, and Chevrolet dealers will replace the driver side window switch, free of charge. The recall began July 24, 2018. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-630-2438, Forest River Forester and Sunseeker at 1-574-206-7600, Coachmen Concord, Freelander, and Leprechaun customer service at 1-574-825-8602. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0781.

 

Forest River, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  707

If the seat belt end does not remain secured to the vehicle, the occupant will not be restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Glaval Apollo, Commute, Concorde II, Entourage, Legacy, Primetime, Titan II, Titan II Low Floor, and Universal transit buses. A washer used in mounting the passenger's seat belt assembly may break, allowing the seat-belt to separate from the vehicle.

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat belt mounting washers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-343-5167. Forest River's number for this recall is 35-0751. Note: This recall supersedes 18V376.

 

Forest River, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected: 435

The inverted stove top flame can cause the propane supply line to fail, increasing the risk of injury.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Prime Time recreational trailers. The stove is not isolated from the furnace return air, which potentially causes an inverted flame on the cooktop.

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a panel to separate the stove top from the furnace return air feed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 29, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-3001. Forest River's number for this recall is 48-0755.

 

Forest River, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  302

The incorrect tire information may cause the operator to underinflate the tire, leading to premature tire wear and increasing the risk of a crash.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River Prime Time recreational trailers. The Federal Placard incorrectly states that the tire pressure should be 65PSI when the correct tire pressure is 80PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners and will provide a corrected Federal Placard, free of charge. The recall began on July 24, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-862-1025. Forest River's number for this recall is 48-0756.

 

Jayco, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  124

The driver's reduced visibility can increase the risk of a crash.

Summary

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2019 Jayco Alante and Precept motorhomes. When traveling at highway speeds, the windshield wiper arms may lift away from the windshield when the wiper speed setting is on high, decreasing the wiper's ability to clear the windshield. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 104, "Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems."

Remedy

Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will replace the wiper system, free of charge. The recall began on July 30, 2018. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco's number for this recall is 9903403.

 

Jayco, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  202

If the ladder steps do not remain properly secured when stepped on, the user may fall, increasing the risk of injury.

Summary

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2019 Jayco White Hawk recreational trailers. The screws that secure the ladder steps to the ladder rail may break, which can cause occupants to fall.

Remedy

Jayco has notified owners, and dealers will replace the #8 screws with heavier #10 screws, free of charge. The recall began on July 30, 2018. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901404.

 

Jayco, Inc.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  49

An overloaded vehicle has an increased risk of a crash.

Summary

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Jayco Alante, Precept, Seneca, Redhawk, and Melbourne motorhomes. The Cargo Carrying Capacity (CCC) label incorrectly overstates the cargo capacity, potentially causing the vehicle to be overloaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, "Wheels and Rims - Other than Passenger Cars."

Remedy

Jayco will notify owners, and will provided a corrected CCC label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 30, 2018. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco's number for this recall is 9903405.

 

Keystone RV Company.  Potential Number of Units Affected: 20

The incorrect rim designation on the label can cause the operator to replace the rim with an incorrect rim size, increasing the risk of a crash.

Summary

Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2019 Keystone Summerland recreational trailers, model 2020QB. The Federal Identification Label on these vehicles may indicate an incorrect tire rim size of 15X6, when the correct rim size is 15X5. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification" and can create a safety risk.

Remedy

Keystone has notified owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect Federal label with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began on July 11, 2018. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone's number for this recall is 18-324.

 

Newmar Corporation.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  930

If the slide-out room moves unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of injury.

Summary

Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is recalling certain 2018 Newmar Bay Star, King Aire, London Aire, Mountain Aire, Bay Star Sport, Canyon Star, Dutch Star, Essex, New Aire, Ventana LE, and Ventana motorhomes. When the ignition key is in the off/accessory position and the battery disconnect is on, the slide-out rooms on these vehicles may move in or out unexpectedly.

Remedy

Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the slide-out room controller, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 27, 2018. Owners may contact Newmar customer service at 1-800-731-8300.

 

Thor Motor Coach.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  158

Water may Enter the Trailer Tow Module

Summary

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Thor Gemini and Compass recreational vehicles built on a Ford chassis and equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner.

Remedy

Ford has notified owners, and Ford dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver's door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle's wiring harness, free of charge. The recall began on June 19, 2018. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000154.

 

Triple E Recreational Vehicles.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  9

An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire. Turn signal, instrument cluster or seatbelt pretensioner problems can increase the risk of a crash.

Summary

Triple E Recreational Vehicles (Triple E) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Wonder recreational vehicles equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner.

Remedy

Triple E has notified owners, and dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver's door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle's wiring harness, free of charge. The recall began on June 27, 2018. Owners may contact Triple E customer service at 1-877-992-9906 or Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Triple E's number for this recall is CA#9030-1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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