NHTSA RV Recalls

NHTSA RV Recalls

We have two recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration RV Recalls to report.

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RV Recalls #1

Report Receipt Date: MAR 17, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V158000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10

Vehicle MakeModelModel

JAYCO WHITE HAWK 2016

Manufacturer: Jayco, Inc.
SUMMARY:

Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain model year 2016 White Hawk travel trailers, model 25BHS, manufactured on March 3, 2016. The affected trailers were incorrectly built on axles rated for 3000 lbs., when they should have been built with axles that have a capacity of 3500 lbs.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the trailer is loaded to the capacity listed on the label, trailer handling may be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

All of the affected trailers have been quarantined at Jayco dealers prior to their sale and thus no owner notification letters will be sent. Dealers will install the correct axles, free of charge. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901291.

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.

All of the affected trailers have been quarantined at Jayco dealers prior to their sale and thus no owner notification letters will be sent. Dealers will install the correct axles, free of charge. Owners may contact Jayco customer service at 1-800-283-8267. Jayco’s number for this recall is 9901291.

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RV Recalls #2

Report Receipt Date: MAR 21, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V161000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 418

Vehicle Make, Model

WINNEBAGO WINNIE DROP 2016

Manufacturer: Winnebago Towable

SUMMARY:

Winnebago Towable (Winnebago) is recalling certain model year 2016 Winnie Drop recreational trailers manufactured from September 10, 2015, through March 8, 2016. The refrigerator compartment may have been be completely sealed. Carbon monoxide to enter the main cabin.

CONSEQUENCE:

Vehicle occupants can be exposed to carbon monoxide, increasing the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, which may lead to death.

REMEDY:

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Winnebago customer service at 1-574-825-5250.

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Owners affected by these 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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