June 2016 RV Recalls

June 2016 RV Recalls

June 2016 RV Recalls: Tiffin, Forest River, Pacific Coachworks, Keystone, Holiday Rambler

The NHTSA announced it’s June 2016 RV Recalls. The affected manufactures include: Tiffin, Pacific Coachworks, Keystone, REV Recreation Group and Forest River.

Manufacturer: Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc.

Report Receipt Date: JUN 02, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V397000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 539

Vehicle TIFFIN
Make: ALLEGRO
ModelModel Year(s): 2014-2016

SUMMARY:
Tiffin Motorhomes is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Allegro Phaeton and 2015-2016 Allegro Bus trucks manufactured October 1, 2014 to August 1, 2015, equipped with certain ZF RL77 / 80EM independent front steering axles equipped with Bosch 8018 steering boxes. The boxes were manufactured using incorrect internal spacers that can cause premature wear in the connection between the steering wheel and the front axle.

CONSEQUENCE:
The steering wheel’s connection to the front axle could fail resulting in a sudden loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the steering box if necessary, free of charge. Owners are urged not to drive their vehicles until they have been inspected. The manufacturer has not yet release a schedule for this recall.


Rage'n toyhauler from Pacific Coachworks
Rage’n toyhauler from Pacific Coachworks

Manufacturer: Pacific Coachworks

Report Receipt Date: MAY 11, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V289000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 135

Vehicle: PACIFIC COACHWORKS
MakeModel: RAGE’N
Model Year(s): 2016

SUMMARY:
Pacific Coachworks is recalling certain model year 2016 Rage’N toy haulers, model 27FBX, manufactured April 1, 2015, to April 30, 2016. There may be an incorrect Cargo Carrying Capacity (CCC) value printed on the Federal Information label, allowing the vehicle to be over loaded. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, “Wheel and Rims – Other Than Passenger Cars.”

CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle was loaded to the incorrect CCC on the label, the vehicle would be overloaded, possibly causing tire failure, and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Pacific Coachworks will notify owners, and dealers will issue a corrected Federal Information Tag with the correct CCC information, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2016. Owners may contact Pacific Coachworks customer service at 1-951-686-72


Manufacturer: Keystone RV Company

Report Receipt Date: MAY 10, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V282000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 88

All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle: KEYSTONE
MakeModel: OUTBACK
Model Year(s): 2016-2017

SUMMARY:
Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Keystone Outback recreational trailers, model 326RL, manufactured February 24, 2016, to April 21, 2016. These vehicles have a television mounting bracket that may not be properly secured to the wall.

CONSEQUENCE:
The improperly secured bracket may allow the TV to fall, increasing the risk of injury to an occupant nearby.

REMEDY:
Keystone has notified the affected owners. Dealers will re-install the TV bracket with larger screws, free of charge. The recall began on May 13, 2016. Owners may contact Keystone customer service at 1-866-425-4369. Keystone’s number for this recall is 16-251.


Manufacturer: REV Recreation Group

Report Receipt Date: MAY 10, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V278000
Component(s): STRUCTURE , TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 49

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle: HOLIDAY RAMBLER
MakeModel: ENDEAVOR
Model Year(s): 2016-2017

Vehicle: HOLIDAY RAMBLER
MakeModel: ENDEAVOR XE
Model Year(s): 2016-2017

SUMMARY:
REV Recreation Group (REV) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Holiday Rambler Endeavor motor homes, models 40DP, 40G, 40E, 40G and 40X, manufactured November 23, 2015, to April 7, 2016, and Holiday Rambler Endeavor XE motor homes , model 37PE, manufactured November 17, 2015, to April 6, 2016. The affected vehicles have a section of framework that may rub, or cause the mud flap to rub, against the front passenger-side tire, resulting in excessive tire wear. Additionally, steering may be restricted.

CONSEQUENCE:
Excessive tire wear may result in tire failure. Restricted steering can affect control of the vehicle. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
REV will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tube steel skirt framing and remove the diagonal section if present, and install additional screws to secure the mud flap. This repair will be done free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early June 2016. Owners may contact REV customer service at 1-800-509-3417. REV’s number for this recall is 160429REV.


Manufacturer: Forest River, Inc.

Report Receipt Date: MAY 03, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V267000
Component(s): AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 77

SUMMARY:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2007-2014 Solera, and Coachmen Prism vehicles, built on Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter chassis. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

CONSEQUENCE:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

REMEDY:
Forest River will notify owners, and either Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Interim notices will be sent beginning June 28, 2016. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-877-496-3691 or may call the Sprinter/Takata hotline at 1-877-496-3691. Forest River’s number for this recall is 51-04262016-0182.


NOTES:

Owners of recalled vehicles listed in the June 2016 RV Recalls may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


 

 
 

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