Recalls: Entegra, Forest River, Jayco, KZ RV, REV Group, Roadtrek, Thor, Winnebago

By : RVCG Staff October 12, 2018 6 Comments

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

 

Entegra Coach.  Potential Number of Units Affected: 36

The leaking hydraulic fluid leak may spray onto the exhaust system, increasing the risk of a fire.

Summary

Entegra Coach (Entegra) is recalling 36 of 2018 Entegra Odyssey vehicles. The leveling system hydraulic hoses may become damaged due to their location, resulting in a hydraulic fluid leak.

Remedy

Entegra has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the location of hoses and replace any damaged hoses, free of charge. The recall began on September 13, 2018. Owners may contact Entegra customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Entegra's number for this recall is 9903407.

 

Forest River.  Potential Number of Units Affected: 69

If the trailer brakes cannot engage if the trailer detaches from tow vehicle, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling 69 of 2019 Coachmen Freedom Express recreational trailers. The break-away safety switch was not wired to a constant power source, and, as a result, the switch may be inadvertently disconnected from the trailer house battery and cause the brakes to not engage if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle.

Remedy

Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will correct the break-away safety switch wiring, free of charge. The recall began September 11, 2018. Owners may contact Coachmen Freedom Express customer service at 1-574-825-8657. Forest River's number for this recall is 220/320-0825.

 

Forest River.  Potential Number of Units Affected: 22

Countertop may cause Burns after Oven Use

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling 22 of 2019 Prime Time Tracer and Avenger travel trailers equipped with a Greystone oven. These ovens may be missing a diverter which can cause the countertop to get extremely hot.

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall began September 11, 2018. Owners may contact Prime Time customer service at 1-574-862-1025. Forest River's number for this recall is 48-0833.

 

Forest River.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  5,847

If the trailer brakes cannot engage if the trailer detaches from tow vehicle, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling 5,847 of 2014-2019 Forest River Salem, Wildcat Maxx, Wildwood, Vibe, and Rainier recreational trailers. The break-away safety switch may not have been wired to a constant power source, and, as a result, the switch may be inadvertently disconnected from the trailer house battery causing the brakes to not engage if the trailer detaches from the tow vehicle.

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install a new wiring harness to reroute the wiring, free of charge. The recall began September 25, 2018. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-503-831-5410. Forest River's number for this recall is 22/30-0824.

 

Forest River.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  2,582

If the awning deploys while moving, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Summary

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling 2,582 of 2019 Coachmen Work and Play and Adrenaline recreational trailers, 2018-2019 Forest River Forester and XLR recreational trailers and 2018 Forest River Rockwood recreational trailers. The awning may deploy while moving.

Remedy

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will replace the awning controller, free of charge. The recall began September 13, 2018. Owners may contact Coachmen customer service at 1-574-825-6302, Forester customer service at 1-574-206-7600, Rockwood customer service at 1-574-642-4053, XLR Toyhauler customer service at 1-574-642-0432, or Lippert customer service at 1-574-538-4514 or recall@lci1.com. Forest River's number for this recall is 51-0715.

 

Jayco.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  170

Liquid may Leak into Power Window Switch - High electrical resistance can increase the risk of a fire.

Summary

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling 170 of 2015-2017 Jayco Redhawk motorhomes built on Chevrolet Van chassis. Liquid may leak into the driver's power window switch and cause corrosion, resulting in high electrical resistance.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and GM dealers will replace the driver side door window switch, free of charge. The recall began on August 27, 2018. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782.

 

Jayco.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  327

Leveling System Hoses may Leak and Cause Fire - The leaking hydraulic fluid leak may spray onto the exhaust system, increasing the risk of a fire.

Summary

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling 327 of 2018 Jayco Alante vehicles. The leveling system hydraulic hoses may become damaged due to their location, resulting in a hydraulic fluid leak.

Remedy

Jayco will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the location of hoses and replace any damaged hoses, free of charge. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-517-9137. Jayco's number for this recall is 9903407.

 

KZRV.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  61

Road Debris may Damage Propane Line - A damaged liquid propane can increase the risk of a fire.

Summary

KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling 61 of 2018-2019 KZ RV Sportsmen 333BHK Travel Trailers. The liquid propane lines on these vehicles are routed through the wheel well and may be damaged by road debris.

Remedy

KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will install a steel plate to protect the propane supply line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2018. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016 extension 154 or 153. KZRV's number for this recall is KZ-2018-006.

 

KZRV.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  132

Road Debris may Damage Propane Line  - A damaged liquid propane can increase the risk of a fire.

Summary

KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling 132 of 2018-2019 KZ RV Connect recreational trailers, model C261RL. The liquid propane lines on these vehicles are routed through the wheel well and may be damaged by road debris.

Remedy

KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will re-route the propane supply lines away from the wheel well, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 12, 2018. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016 extension 154 or 153. KZRV's number for this recall is KZ-2018-07.

 

KZRV.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  1,160

Incorrect Tire Information on Federal Cert Label - The incorrect information may result in the incorrect tires being installed, increasing the risk of a crash.

Summary

KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) is recalling 1,160 of 2017-2019 KZRV Durango, Venom and Sidewinder recreational trailers. The Federal Certification label incorrectly lists the tire size as being ST235/80R16G, however, the correct tire size is ST235/85R16G.

Remedy

KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Federal Certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 8, 2018. Owners may contact KZRV customer service at 1-800-768-4016 extension 154 or 153. KZRV's number for this recall is KZ-2018-08.

 

REV Recreation Group.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  31

Exhaust Pipe and Waste Tank Contact Causing Fire - If the exhaust pipe contacts the waste water tank, the tank may melt, increasing the risk of a fire.

Summary

REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling 31 of 2018 Fleetwood Pulse, and 2018-2019 Holiday Rambler Prodigy motorhomes equipped with diesel-fuel generators. The generator's exhaust pipe may be routed close to the polypropylene water waste tank.

Remedy

REV will notify owners, and dealers will correct the generator exhaust pipe routing and repair the waste water tank as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2018. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV's number for this recall is 180817REV.

 

Roadktrek.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  33

Seat Installation may have Damaged Fuel Tank - A damaged fuel tank may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.

Summary

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. (Erwin Hymer) is recalling 33 of 2017-2018 Roadtrek RS Adventurous XL, E-trek XL, RS Adventurous, and E-trek motorhomes equipped with a driver's side second row captain seat option. The diesel fuel tank may have been damaged while installing the second row seat pedestal.

Remedy

Erwin Hymer will notify owners, and Mercedes dealers will inspect the diesel fuel tank, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began September 11, 2018. Owners may contact Erwin Hymer customer service at 1-800-663-0066. Erwin Hymer's number for this recall is 2018-0010.

 

Roadktrek.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  291

Sofa Installation Damaged Brake Line/FMVSS 105;106 - Damage to the rear brake line can increase the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 Summary

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. (Erwin Hymer) is recalling 291 of 2015-2018 Roadtrek Zion motorhomes equipped with a side-facing sofa. Installation of the sofa may have resulted in damage to the vehicle's rear brake line, possibly reducing braking performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, "Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems," and number 106, "Brake Hoses."

Remedy

Erwin Hymer will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake lines and the sofa bolts, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Erwin Hymer customer service at 1-800-663-0066. Erwin Hymer's number for this recall is 2018-0012.

 

Thor Motor Coach.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  138

Short in 12V Circuit may cause Fire - In the event of an electrical short circuit, the unprotected circuit can increase the risk of a fire.

Summary

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 138 of 2018-2019 Outlaw motorhomes, model 29J. The 12V wiring for the coach may have been improperly wired to the battery instead of wired through a circuit breaker.

Remedy

TMC will notify owners, and dealers will correct the circuit's wiring, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 29, 2018. Owners may contact TMC customer service at 1-877-855-2867. TMC's number for this recall is RC000160.

 

Winnebago.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  6,700

Solar Charging Port Circuit is not Fused  - If solar panels are connected and they exceed the amperage capacity of the circuit, the unprotected circuit can increase the risk of a fire.

Summary

Winnebago Industries, Inc (Winnebago) is recalling 6,700 of 2016-2019 Winnebago Era, Travato, Fuse, View, Trend, Aspect, Paseo, Via, Adventurer, Journey, Tour, and Grand Tour motorhomes. These vehicles have an auxiliary solar charging port circuit that is not fused.

Remedy

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will install an inline 15 amp fuse into the auxiliary solar charging port circuit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service 1-641-585-6939 or 1-800-537-1885.

 

Winnebago.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  1,066

Cabinet Mirror Over Driver Seat may Fall - If the mirror falls, it can distract the driver, increasing the risk of a crash.

Summary

Winnebago Industries, Inc (Winnebago) is recalling 1,066 of 2018-2019 Winnebago Intent vehicles. The cabinet mirror over the driver's seat may not be properly secured, allowing the mirror to fall while moving.

Remedy

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will install screws to secure the mirror to the overhead cabinet, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-6939 or 1-800-537-1885.

 

 Winnebago.  Potential Number of Units Affected:  1,654

Propane Hose May Harden and Leak - A propane leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

Summary

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling 1,654 of 2012-2013 Winnebago Era, View, and Via motorhomes and Itasca Navion and Reyo motorhomes. The high pressure liquid propane hoses may harden at the crimp fitting, possibly resulting in a propane leak.

Remedy

Winnebago will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the propane hose, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 8, 2018. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-641-585-6939 or 1-800-537-1885. Winnebago's number for this recall is 151.

 

 



RVCG Staff


6 Responses

Kevin Murphy
Kevin Murphy

October 14, 2018

Any recalls on 2014 Cherokee 39R?

Jackson
Jackson

October 13, 2018

Glad somebody is lookin out for the consumer. There is no quality control in this industry an they are getting away with selling expensive junk.

Helen Wetherford
Helen Wetherford

October 13, 2018

Any recalls on 2017 Salem Cruise Lite Travel trailer 19bh

Mike and Lisa. Fernandez
Mike and Lisa. Fernandez

October 13, 2018

I am very glad that they have put the NHTSA to look at everyone who owns an RV because a lot of them people are in them all day and night, plus they are on our highways, thanks.

Mike and Lisa. Fernandez
Mike and Lisa. Fernandez

October 13, 2018

I am very glad that they have put the NHTSA to look at everyone who owns an RV because a lot of them people are in them all day and night, plus they are on our highways, thanks.

Renate
Renate

October 12, 2018

Sure am happy I just purchased a Lance! PHEW!

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