Certain 2013-2015 Forest River Trailers Recalled

Certain 2013-2015 Forest River Trailers Recalled
Report Receipt Date: MAY 11, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V273000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 689
Manufacturer: Forest River, Inc.
SUMMARY:

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Dynamax, 2014 Cardinal trailers, and 2015 Cedar Creek, Sierra and Sandpiper trailers. In the affected Forest River trailers, a rivet for the quad entry steps may shear and fail, causing the steps to give when being used.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the rivet shears causing the quad step to fail, the step user may fall, increasing the risk of personal injury.

REMEDY:

Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will remove the rivets and the step sections will be bolted together, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 26, 2015. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-574-389-4600. Forest River’s number for this recall is 15-05062015-0034.

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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