Forrest River Motorhomes Recalled for Electrical Issue

 

2014 Forester Class C Motorhome by Forest River
2014 Forester Class C Motorhome by Forest River
Report Receipt Date: JUN 18, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V251000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 289
Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)
  • FOREST RIVER FORESTER 2014
  • FOREST RIVER LEXINGTON 2014
  • FOREST RIVER SOLERA 2014
  • FOREST RIVER SUNSEEKER 2014
Manufacturer: Forest River, Inc.
SUMMARY:

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2014 Sunseeker, Forester, Lexington, and Solera motorhomes manufactured between April 1, 2013, through May 21, 2013. The battery isolation manager (BIM) can develop a short circuit.

CONSEQUENCE:

A short circuit may result in smoke, melting or a fire.

REMEDY:

Forest River will notify owners and will replace the BIM. The recall is expected to begin in early July 2013. Owners may contact Forest River Customer Service at 1-574-206-7600.

NOTES:

Owners 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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