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Report: ‘NHTSA’ Releases Latest RV Recalls List

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February 12, 2018 by   Leave a Comment

Editor’s Note: The following is the latest RV recall list compiled by the National Highway Safety Association (NHTSA).

• DRV Suites (DRV) is recalling 7,465 2014-2015 Tradition, 2014-2016 Full House, 2006-2016 Elite Suites, and 2013-2016 Estates fifth-wheel travel trailers. The affected vehicles have front side reflex reflectors located above the maximum height of 60 inches. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” For additional information click here.

• Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. is recalling 1,164 2018 travel trailers, models 1985, 1995, 2185, 2155, 2295, and 2375. The battery on these vehicles may move within its compartment while the vehicle is in motion, causing the door to open and allowing the battery to fall out. For additional information click here.

• Jayco Inc. is recalling 461 2018 Eagle EA, EB, ED travel trailers. The Federal Labels and Cargo Carrying Capacity (CCC) label on these vehicles may incorrectly list the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) as 11,750 pounds, when the actual GVWR is 11,700 pounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” For additional information click here.

• Entegra Coach is recalling 393 2015-2016 Aspire and 2017-2018 Insignia motorhomes built on a Spartan chassis. The air brake supply reservoir is less than 12x the combined volume of air for all service brake chambers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, “Air Brake Systems.” For additional information click here.

• Highland Ridge RV is recalling 84 2018 Open Range light travel trailers, model 312BHS. The Federal Label on these vehicles incorrectly lists the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) as 5100lbs when the correct GAWR is 4400 pounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” For additional information click here.
 
• Jayco Inc. is recalling 81 2017, 2018 Eagle 333BHOK (EC) travel trailers. The safety chains on these vehicles are rated at 11,700 pounds, however the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is 12,500 pounds. In the event of a trailer detachment, the underrated safety chains may fail. For additional information click here.
 
• Forest River is recalling 34 2018 Cardinal recreational trailers, models CAF3045RLLE, CAF304SR, CAF322DS and CAF392RD. These vehicles were manufactured without an emergency exit window in the rear wall of the vehicle. For additional information click here.
 
• Jayco is recalling 26 2018 Eagle travel trailers, model 333BHOK. The flame on the Furrion cook top can become inverted or go out when the furnace is turned on, however, liquid propane (LP) gas will continue to flow to the burners. For additional information click here.
 
• Eclipse Recreational Vehicles is recalling 19 2019 Attitude recreational trailers. These vehicles were equipped with tires that have the incorrect load range. For additional information click here.
 
• Jayco is recalling 17 2017 Precept motorhomes. The brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Units (HECU) on these vehicles may be missing valve block ball plugs, potentially causing a brake fluid leak or air ingestion during electronic brake distribution and/or ABS activation. For additional information click here.
 
• Forest River Inc. is recalling five 2018 Georgetown recreational vehicles, models GTA36D7 and GTA34P7. These vehicles have 18 gauge wires connected to a 30 amp circuit breaker. For additional information click here.
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