Recalls: Cruiser RV / Heartland RV / Forest River / KZRV / REV / Thor Motor Coach

By : JD Gallant December 13, 2017 1 Comment

The following Brands has been posted as Recalls during September 2017 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:


Cruiser RV: Axles Installed Incorrectly

Summary

Cruiser RV (Cruiser) is recalling certain 2018 Shadow Cruiser Ultra Lite recreational trailers, models ID225RBS, ID240BHS, ID263RLS, ID279DBS, ID280QBS and ID289RBS. The axles on these vehicles were installed backwards, possibly reducing the braking ability or causing the brakes to temporarily lock up.

Remedy

Cruiser has notified owners, and dealers will correct the axle installation, free of charge. The recall began on September 20, 2017. Owners may contact Cruiser customer service at 1-866-277-5630. Cruiser's number for this recall is 99.03.13.

 
Forest River: Propane line may have insufficient clearance

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Vibe, and 2016-2018 Rainier recreational trailers. The liquid propane (LP) line may have insufficient clearance above the axle shackle.

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the LP line with a longer one, routing it away from the axle hangers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 10, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-541-644-8063. Forest River's number for this recall is 64-0516.


Heartland RV:  Axles Installed Incorrectly

Summary

Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) is recalling certain 2018 Sundance XLT TT recreational trailers, models ID221RB, ID241BH, ID273RL, ID281DB, ID283RB and ID291QB. The axles on these vehicles were installed backwards, possibly reducing the braking ability or causing the brakes to temporarily lock up.

Remedy

Heartland has notified owners, and dealers will correct the axle installation, free of charge. The recall began on September 20, 2017. Owners may contact Heartland customer service at 1-574-206-7920 or by email at warranty@heartlandrvs.com. Heartland's number for this recall is 99.01.35.

 
Highland Ridge RV:  Incorrect Tire Information on Label/FMVSS 110

Summary

Highland Ridge RV (Highland Ridge) is recalling certain 2018 Open Range 3X fifth wheel recreational trailers. The labels on these vehicles may not list the correct tire size information of 235/85R16. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Remedy

Highland Ridge has notified owners and provided corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began on September 22, 2017. Owners may contact Highland Ridge customer service at 1-260-768-7771. Highland Ridge's number for this recall is 9904359.

KZRV:   Missing 2 Amp Fuse Could Cause Fire
 
Summary

KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Sport Trek, Spree, and Connect recreational trailers. These vehicles may have been manufactured without a 2 amp fuse in the circuit for the awning lights.

Remedy

KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will install a 2 amp fuse assembly as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 2, 2017. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016 extension 154 or 153. KZRV's number for this recall is KZ-2017-06.


REV Recreation Group:  Inadequately stripped generator wiring

Summary

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain 2018 Holiday Rambler Vesta and Fleetwood Jamboree motorhomes. Wires within the generator junction box may have been improperly stripped before being connected.

Remedy

REV will notify owners, and dealers will properly strip and reconnect the junction box wires, free of charge. The recall began on September 22, 2017. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 170823REV.

 
Thor Motor Coach:  Incorrectly Installed Windshield Wiper System

Summary

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Ace, Challenger, Daybreak, Hurricane, Miramar, Outlaw, Windsport, Palazzo, Tuscany, and Tuscany XTE motorhomes. The windshield wipers may fail due to the system being incorrectly installed or secured.

Remedy

TMC will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiper system to verify it is installed correctly, repairing or replacing the system as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2017. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000146. Note: Although some of the vehicles included in this recall have previously been remedied under recalls 17V-096 or 17V-162, the vehicles may need additional repairs under this campaign.

 

 

 

 

 



JD Gallant


1 Response

Patsy Smolka
Patsy Smolka

March 24, 2018

The tires on these travel trailers should be recalled. We had 3 blowouts in two days. Thank god someone was following us. Had to buy 4 new tires. Recall them before someone gets killed!

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